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  • Aaron Dawson - General Manager
    • Aaron Dawson
      General Manager
      979-361-7233 

      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.

  • Andrew Ball - Director of Real Estate
    • Andrew Ball
      Director of Real Estate
      979-731-1777

      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
      979-361-7238

      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 21 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.

  • Dan Capello - Executive Chef
    • Dan Capello
      Executive Chef
      979-361-7227

      Executive Chef Daniel Capello joined the Miramont team in December 2014 after serving the previous five years as the Executive Chef at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he and General Manager Aaron Dawson first worked together. Capello is committed to sourcing and serving the finest and freshest ingredients, buying from local producers whenever possible and utilizing beef, poultry and pork that is all-natural and contains no hormones or antibiotics.

      Capello features a diverse professional background, including stops at some other premier country clubs in Texas. He’s had stints at River Oaks Country Club and the Houston Country Club, where he was mentored by Chef Fritz Gitschner, a Certified Master Chef. Capello has previously served as a medic in the United States Air Force; he’s worked in restaurants from the Pacific Northwest to the Gulf Coast of Texas; and he has been deeply involved with the American Culinary Federation, hosting and competing in a wide array of food competitions. Capello’s varied background has made him quite comfortable cooking numerous types of cuisine for the Members at Miramont.

      Capello and his wife, Michelle, are originally from Port Arthur, Texas. They were married in 1995. They live in College Station with their two children: son Conner, who was born in 1999 and daughter Abby, 2008.

  • Brent Fritsch - Director of Fitness
    • Brent Fritsch
      Director of Fitness
      713-854-0577

      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
      979-361-7226

      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.

  • Beverly Leggio - Business Manager
    • Beverly Leggio

      Business Manager

      979-361-7228

       

      Beverly Leggio returned to Texas after a short stint in Louisiana to join the Miramont team in January 2017. She possesses more than 20 years of business accounting experience.

       

      Originally from Jarrell, Texas, Leggio is married to Steve Leggio. She is the mother of two and the grandmother of six. In her spare time, she enjoys spoiling those grandchildren, who all live in Central Texas.

  • Owen Dougherty - Clubhouse Manager
    • Owen Dougherty

      Clubhouse Manager

      979-361-7200

       

      Houston native Owen Dougherty joined the Miramont team in May 2017 after working previously as the Assistant General Manager at the Stamford Yacht Club in Stamford, Connecticut, as well as serving in lead Food and Beverage roles at Druid Hills Country Club in Atlanta and Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia

       

      Dougherty, who also served the country as a member of the United States Marine Corps, is actively involved in Club Mangers Association of America (CMAA). He has been married to his wife, Christian, since July 2011. The couple has four children: sons Patrick, who was born in 2003, Sean 2007 and Leonardo 2008 and daughter Alanna, who was born in 2014.

  • Jaclyn Lutringer - Assistant Catering Coordinator
    • Jaclyn Lutringer

      Assistant Catering Coordinator
      979-361-7223

      Jaclyn Lutringer first joined the Miramont Country Club team in July 2015 as the lead receptionist.


      Originally from Sachse, Texas in the Dallas area, Lutringer graduated from the University of North Texas in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in development and family studies. She and Cody Moore have been married since May 22, 2015.

       

  • Rebecca Mahon - Director of Catering
    • Rebecca Mahon
      Director of Catering  
      979.361.7223

      Rebecca Mahon joined the Miramont team in October 2017 as Director of Catering. She has been served in the event/hospitality industry since 2011, first as a wedding planner and later as a catering professional at Lakeside Country Club in Houston.  

      Rebecca was particularly pleased to continue her career in Aggieland, where she graduated from Texas A&M in 2011 with a B.A. in communications and a minor in sociology.  She was born and raised in Houston, growing up while riding horses and playing every type of sport. She enjoys concerts, the rodeo, Texas Aggie football and events of all kinds.  

      As the Director of Catering, Rebecca is Miramont Members’ first contact for any events, from small, intimate gatherings to large, lively events with décor and entertainment.

  • Sandee Manning - Assistant Director of Membership & Communications
    • Sandee Manning
      Assistant Director of Membership & Communications
      979-361-7235

      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.

  • Jon Snider - Director of Golf Course & Grounds Maintenance
    • Jon Snider
      Director of Golf Course & Grounds Maintenance
      979-776-8930

      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.

  • Todd Taylor - Director of Tennis
    • Todd Taylor
      Director of Tennis
      979-361-7239

      Todd Taylor joined Miramont as the Director of Tennis in March 2012 after serving the previous nine years in the same role at Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station. Taylor, who played collegiate tennis at Tyler Junior College and the University of North Texas, began his post-playing career at River Oaks Country Club in Houston, where he spent most of the ensuing decade as the Head Assistant Tennis Professional.

      The Beaumont, Texas native also served previously as tennis coach and Director of College Placement at St. Stephen’s Tennis Academy in Austin. Taylor, who has been designated as a USTA High Performance Coach, was the 2000 USTA Texas Development Coach of the Year and earned the 2005 USTA Texas Lloyd Section Merit Award. A Board Member of the USTA/Texas Junior Council, Taylor has served as the Tournament Director of the Capsher Texas Junior Grand Slam, which annually attracts 1,100 of the top junior players in the state to the Brazos Valley. It is recognized by the USTA as the largest continuous tournament in the United States. Taylor is available for private lessons.

      Taylor and his wife, Jennifer, met in Houston and were married in 1994. They have three daughters: Lily, who was born in 2000, Olivia, 2002, and Emma, 2005. 

  • Rob Yee - Director of Golf
    • Rob Yee
      Director of Golf
      979-361-7221

      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.