Our Staff

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  • Andrew Ball - Director of Real Estate
    • Andrew Ball
      Director of Real Estate

      Andrew Ball arrived at Miramont in January of 2016, bringing an extensive amount of experience in the development of residential communities as a senior executive in the real estate industry. He possesses a successful track record across multiple classes of real estate, including development, sales and marketing.

      A native of the Dallas area, Ball’s family is rooted in the home building and development industries. After attending Texas A&M, he started his real estate career at Traditions Management, a leading sales and marketing firm with projects across the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. During his time at Traditions, Ball was a key executive, leading a sales effort of $125 million at Escondido in Horseshoe Bay. He then moved to Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg, a $250 million development, leading the sales, marketing and development efforts. Ball has proven to be particularly adept in satisfying a client’s desire to create an extraordinary lifestyle for his/her family by combining great design, premier location and intelligent investment.

      Andrew and his wife, Kimberly, who met at Texas A&M, live in College Station with their twin children, son William and daughter Kennedy, who were born in 2013.

  • Rusty Burson - Director of Membership & Communications
    • Rusty Burson
      Director of Membership & Communications

      Rusty Burson joined Miramont as the Director of Membership and Communications in September 2014 after serving the previous 16 years as a Senior Vice President with Texas A&M University’s 12th Man Foundation and Associate Editor of 12th Man Magazine. Burson is the direct contact for all new Membership prospects, and he also oversees the Club’s communications efforts.

      Burson, who was raised in Fort Worth, earned a journalism degree in 1990 from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He originally began his career in journalism with newspapers in Galveston and Fort Worth. He then moved into various public relations, marketing and donor relation roles. Burson has also written 22 books, mostly associated with Texas A&M athletics and connections he made during his time with the 12th Man Foundation.

      Burson and his wife, Vannessa, were married in 1993. They live in College Station, and they have three children: son Payton, who was born in 1996, and daughters Kyleigh, 1999, and Summer, 2005.

  • Nick Corrado - Executive Chef
    • Nick Corrado
      Executive Chef

      Nick Corrado joined the Miramont culinary team as Executive Chef in July 2018, bringing more than 14 years of experience with culinary artistry, kitchen operations and staff supervision.  

      Prior to starting at Miramont, Nick served for three and a half years as the Executive Sous Chef at Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach, California, which is a Platinum Club. In that role, he was responsible for the supervision of the dining and service operations of a 5,000-acre private club and residential community. Nick managed a kitchen operation of 45 staff members with $7 million in food sales annually.  

      Nick and his wife, Coryn, have three children, son Vincent, and daughters Antonia and Francesca.  

  • Aaron Dawson - General Manager
    • Aaron Dawson
      General Manager

      Aaron Dawson became Miramont’s General Manager in April 2014, bringing more than two decades of exemplary leadership experience in the hospitality, private club management and restaurant industries to the Club. Dawson oversees a Miramont team of more than 180 dedicated professionals, as well as all the elegant and exceptional facilities at Miramont. More than that, though, he has consistently displayed an open-door service commitment and a hands-on approach to addressing the needs and concerns of Members and employees. His vision and pledge is to make Miramont a home away from home for Members and guests.

      Dawson, a native of Ohio, arrived at Miramont after serving from 2010-14 as the General Manager of Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dawson has also been the General Manager at Bentwater Yacht and Country Club in Montgomery, Texas. Prior to joining the Bentwater staff, Dawson was the GM for Brio/Bravo Restaurant Group, and he also served in various roles at Morton’s Steakhouse and Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. Dawson is an active member in Club Managers Association of America, serving previously on the board of the South Chapter of the Texas Lone Star Chapter of the CMAA and as the Vice President of the Razorback Chapter in Arkansas

      Dawson and his wife, Nikki, live in the Miramont subdivision with their two daughters: Olivia, who was born in 2005, and Madeline 2009.

  • Brent Fritsch - Director of Fitness
    • Brent Fritsch
      Director of Fitness

      Brent Fritsch became Miramont’s first-ever Director of Fitness in September 2017. Fritsch, a graduate of Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and a master's in clinical exercise physiology, joined Miramont after successful stints at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bryan and Gold's Gym in College Station.  

      During his time with St. Joseph's (2006-10), Fritsch oversaw the hospital’s outpatient and inpatient physical therapy, working with people from a diverse range of age groups with neurological, cardiovascular and orthopedic conditions. He also was the hospital's aquatic aerobics instructor and conducted boot camps for employees.  Fritsch holds certifications as a personal trainer, strength coach, corrective exercise specialist, nutritionist for special dietary needs and as a trigger-point performance specialist, among other qualifications.

      After leaving St. Joseph's, Fritsch served as a personal trainer at Gold's Gym from March 2010 to August 2012 before advancing to the position of Fitness Manager.  Fritsch and his wife, the former Amy Fuqua, have been married since October 10, 2015.

  • Adriana Hernandez - Human Resources Manager
    • Adriana Hernandez
      Human Resources Manager

      Adriana Hernandez joined the Miramont team as Human Resources Manager in October 2015. In that role, Hernandez oversees Miramont’s recruiting, benefits, payroll, compliance and other human resources programs. Hernandez, who was raised in Houston and earned her degree in Human Resource Development with a minor in Business Administration from Texas A&M University in 2014, first started working in the human resources industry when she was a freshman in college in 2009. Upon graduation, she worked in an HR role in the oil and gas industry before moving to Miramont.

  • Sandee Manning - Assistant Director of Membership & Communications
    • Sandee Manning
      Assistant Director of Membership & Communications

      Lifelong Bryan native Sandee Manning’s association with The Adam Corporation/Group dates back to September 1993 when she first began working with First American Bank. When Mr. Don Adam sold the bank in 2004, Manning went to work for The Adam Corporation, where she has held various titles and performed numerous roles.

      Manning possesses an extensive knowledge regarding Miramont and its Members. In her current role, Manning serves as a direct contact for Membership prospects, and she also assists in the Club’s communications efforts.

      Manning’s daughter, Morgan, was born in 1996, and she is currently a student at UT-San Antonio.

  • Danielle Shaner, Catering Manager
    • Danielle Shaner
      Catering Manager

      Danielle Shaner became Miramont's Catering Manager in September 2019. Danielle joined the Miramont team after spending the last eight years in various roles in the medical and sales fields.  

      Most recently, she managed numerous supplier accounts with Republic National Distributing Company in Morgantown, West Virginia. She was extremely excited about beginning her first role in the club industry and in planting roots in a much different college community than she was living in previously.                     

      “I am really excited because Miramont is so family-oriented," said Danielle, who originally moved to Morgantown in 2014 to serve as a neurosurgery administrative assistant at West Virginia University Medicine. “It’s exciting to come into a situation that is going to be different every day and one where I am able to work with so many great people. This is my first job in the country club industry, so that is exciting to me, as well. I have a background of being in food and beverage as a server and a bartender when I was younger, but this is the first time I have ever worked in the club setting."

  • Jon Snider - Director of Golf Course & Grounds Maintenance
    • Jon Snider
      Director of Golf Course & Grounds Maintenance

      Jon Snider is the only Director of Golf Course and Grounds Maintenance in Miramont’s history, first joining the staff in June 2001. Snider played an instrumental role in the earliest development phases of Miramont’s Robert Trent Jones II-designed golf course, which in 2015 was ranked by Golf Digest as the seventh-best golf venue in the Lone Star State. Today, Snider oversees a staff of roughly 50 to 60 employees who care for and maintain all the plant life and grounds at Miramont and Momentum Plaza.

      Snider, who was raised northwest of Waco in Clifton, Texas, first started working on a nine-hole golf course when he was 16. He began his college career at Tarleton State and later graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in agronomy and a turf grass management option in December 1991. His professional career started in Glen Rose, where he was an assistant superintendent at what was then a new golf course called Squaw Valley. A little more than two years later, he left to become the superintendent at The Cliffs Resort at Possum Kingdom Lake from 1994-96. He also held a similar role at Texas Star in Euless from 1996-2001 before returning to the Bryan-College Station area to help start Miramont.

      Snider and his wife, Martha, were married in December 1989. They have two grown daughters, Sadie and Megan. The Sniders also have one granddaughter, Rylee Grace, who was born in 2013.

  • Darren Snyder - Director of Tennis
    • Darren Snyder
      Director of Tennis

      Darren Snyder became Miramont’s Director of Tennis in April 2018 after an 11-year run as the Tennis Professional and Junior Tennis Director at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. He has also served as the head tennis coach at Liberty Christian School in Argyle, where he guided the boys' team in 2018 to the first TAPPS 6A state championship in the 35-year history of the school. 

      Darren grew up in Wichita, Kansas, where his father, Darrel Snyder, was a tennis professional who ran an indoor tennis and soccer facility. Darren's sister, Tara, won the Junior U.S. Open and was once ranked as the No. 33 women's tennis player in the world. Darren played tennis and soccer collegiately at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, where he majored in Kinesiology and minored in Coaching. He also played both of those sports professionally.

      Darren was originally drafted out of college by FC Dallas, but he played professional soccer with the St. Louis Ambush and Mississippi Beach Kings. Darren and his wife, Flor de Maria (she goes by "Flor"),both enjoy plenty of outdoor activities in their spare time, especially golf.

  • Brendan Walker - Beverage Director and Sommelier
    • Brendan Walker
      Beverage Director and Sommelier

      Brendan Walker, a Denver, Colorado native, joined the Miramont team in February of 2019 as the Beverage Director and Sommelier. With a heavy background in Food and Beverage, he joined Miramont from a Key Account sales manager role with Republic National Distributing Company. He was the Assistant General Manager of The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Denver, where he ran the No. 1 overall beverage program among the 12 national Oceanaires. Brendan also spent time at Lochland Country Club in Hastings, Nebraska, and at Denver Country Club.

      Brendan attended Hastings College on a soccer scholarship, and in 2009, graduated with a double major in psychology and sociology. A lover of all things fine dining, Brendan passed his Certified Sommelier Exam with the Court of Master Sommeliers in July of 2018. He is currently studying for his advanced certification, with the hopes of becoming a Master Sommelier one day.

      Brendan spent some time in the Colorado National Guard as a combat medic and was honorably discharged in 2016. Outside of Miramont, Brendan enjoys playing golf and is an avid guitarist.

  • Rob Yee - Director of Golf
    • Rob Yee
      Director of Golf

      Rob Yee became Miramont’s Director of Golf in April 2015 after a nine-year run as either the Head Golf Professional or Assistant Golf Professional at Vaquero Club in Westlake, Texas, near Fort Worth. At Miramont, Yee oversees a staff of 20 golf employees and is the director of a course that in 2015 was ranked by Golf Digest as the seventh-best golf venue in the Lone Star State.

      A native of Kirkland, Washington, Yee started his golf service career first as a 17-year-old caddie while attending school. He helped to open the prestigious Vaquero Club in October 2001 as an attendant. From June 2003 to February 2006, he was the First Assistant Golf Professional at Kukio Golf and Beach Club on the Big Island of Hawaii before returning to Vaquero in March 2006. During his most recent tenure at Vaquero, Yee managed a staff of 20 employees at a Tom Fazio-designed course that plays host to 22,000 rounds per year. His greatest professional passion is developing relationships with Members and guests. Yee is also committed to fostering a detailed service environment, hosting excellent Member events, and growing the game of golf. Yee is available for private lessons.

      Yee and his wife, Kari, were married in 2007. They live in Bryan with their two children: daughter Allie, who was born in 2011 and son Brayden, 2015.

  • Tanner Vroman - Dining Room Manager
    • Tanner Vroman
      Dining Room Manager

      Tanner Vroman joined the Miramont staff in February 2016, accepting a role as a server in the food and beverage department. He started working the part-time job to help pay for college and pay bills. Over time, however, Tanner took a tremendous interest in the hospitality business, making himself an expert in the food and beverage industry.  

      He now believes he has found his niche and career calling. “I started at Miramont for the extra money, but I stayed because of the Members and the people I have grown so close to over the years. I really enjoy the various aspects of the business.”  

      Tanner, who grew up in Lorena just south of Waco, was elevated from Clubhouse Lead to Dining Room Manager in November 2019. He graduated from Texas A&M in August 2019 with a major in university studies of business and minors in economics and sports management. Tanner grew up playing a variety of sports, and he still plays basketball and soccer with friends. His time at Miramont has also made him a connoisseur of fine dining and beverages.