Joe’s club management experience spans four decades in St. Louis and Detroit.
A graduate of MSU’s Hospitality School, he is an accomplished public speaker who has authored several industry publications. In 2002, Joe attained the Master Club Manager designation, the highest level of achievement for professional managers.
Joe currently serves as chairman of the Master Club Manager Academic Council, overseeing its Certification Program. In his spare time, Joe serves his community by helping coordinate fundraising efforts for charities, including the St. Louis Edgewood Children’s Center, Clubs Collecting for Communities and the Ronald McDonald House Charity Golf Tournament.
Barb joined BCC in 1989 as secretary to the General Manager. Soon after, she realized that her true calling was in hospitality, and moved into various positions at the Club, including Catering Coordinator, Membership Secretary and Membership Director. Barb is married with two grown daughters who live on the west side of the state.
A 26-year veteran of BCC, Jill is not only the Controller of BCC, she’s also is a proud MSU grad, married to Mike, also a Spartan. Together, they have two Sparty children: Derek, an engineer, and Kristen, a Conference Coordinator with Marriott in Dallas.
Since 2011, Dan has cared for the grounds of BCC. He arrived with plenty of experience from Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club, Tam O'Shanter Country Club, and three years on Long Island, New York at Pine Hollow Country Club. Dan is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association. He and his wife Angela have two boys, Tyler and William.
A metro Detroit native, Rich received his formal training at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Prior to joining BCC, he worked at Forest Lake Country Club, Orchard Lake Country Club, and as an adjunct professor at Oakland Community College. Rich is passionate about approachable global cuisine rooted in French technique, and is an avid supporter of local farms and sustainable practices.
Growing up in a small town in St. Clair Country, Chad discovered his passion for cooking at a very young age with the guidance of his father, also a chef. Chad began his career as the sous chef at The Tin Fish Resort, then joined BCC in 2009, where he worked his way up to executive sous chef. An avid hunter and fisherman, Chad takes great pride in serving the freshest local wild game and seafood Michigan has to offer.
Michelle joined the BCC team in July of 2016. She is a CMU grad with a Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Administration & Event Management. Prior to her current position, Michelle held various management positions at Westin Hotels & Resorts and oversaw more than 200 weddings and six NFL events. Michelle keeps up with industry trends through her love of travel and by networking with Detroit event professionals.
Danny is enjoying another season as our head coach. He spent 5 years as an assistant coach at Oakland Hills Country Club, and is the current Head Coach of the Cranbrook Middle School Girls Swim Team and the assistant coach for the Cranbrook High School Girls Varsity Team. Danny attends U of D Mercy, working toward a degree in Secondary Education with a major in Social Studies and a minor in Political Science.