Kathleen Muneio, CCM, General Manager
Kathleen has had the privilege to serve the Members and hold the leadership role for this exceptional staff for thirteen years. Kathleen is a Certified Club Manager and a member of the Club Manager’s Association of America’s Honor Society. Kathleen is the past President of the Michigan Club Manager’s Association. In Kathleen’s free time she enjoys traveling, boating, volunteering for local charities, and cooking. Kathleen resides on Walloon Lake. 2009 marks Kathleen’s 31st year of commitment to the Club Industry and feels that the business of Members is a most rewarding career. “A positive outlook, continuous improvement and education, and affirmative growth are paramount in exceeding the expectations of the Members of BHYC!”
Sharyn Olliffe, CMP, Director of Membership & Marketing
Sharyn has been with the Club for over thirteen years and has served as Administrative Assistant, Event Planner and currently the Director of Membership & Marketing. Sharyn has achieved the third segment of the Certified Marketing Professional certification. Sharyn resides with her husband Larry and cats Molly & Katie on Walloon Lake. Her favorite pass times are boating, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. Sharyn believes “The Bay Harbor Yacht Club is a place where total member satisfaction is the main goal. Personal service, flawless execution and in-depth experience translate into extraordinary results. In every situation, our Club team is committed to anticipating and surpassing the expectations of our members”.
Patrick Fowler, Director of Dining Patrick has worked in the service industry since 1970, spending 30 years at the Pier in Harbor Springs. He has served the members of the Club for seven seasons. Patrick enjoys hunting, fishing, boating gardening and mushrooming in his off hours. Patrick serves as our “expert” mushroom guide on the Annual Club Mushroom Hunt and is well known to Club members as "the tomatoe man" as he grows hundreds of varieties of heirloom tomatoes. He lives in Charlevoix County with long time friend Leslie. “There is nothing I won’t do to make our Members happy”.
James Maclean, Beverage Manager and Wine Buyer
James has served some of the finest wines and beverages to members for over nine years. James resides in Harbor Springs. He attended Northern Michigan University majoring in International Studies. James recently completed his Introductory Sommelier Course. James spends his free time boating, cycling, surfing and enjoys visiting Chile, South America for six weeks each year experiencing the culture and touring area vineyards in search of wonderful wines for the Club. James lives by the rule that “The Member, who is made to feel important, feels loyal to the Club”.
Julie Cupps, Event Manager
Julie is from Harbor Springs and previously owned her own event company. She graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Marketing and Public Relations. She also worked as a timber buyer and consultant for ten years. She enjoys tennis, golf, boat racing, having fun with family, friends, and her dogs. She loves to travel with her daughter Samantha, who attends Georgia Southern University.
Martin Leemaster, Dockmaster - Bay Harbor Yacht Docks
Martin is originally from Mt. Pleasant where he graduated from Central Michigan University with a double major in Commercial Recreation and Entrepreneurship. His employment with Bay Harbor began in 2000 as a summer dockhand. He enjoyed it so much he completed his Recreation Internship in 2001 and managed a facility on White Lake, MI in 2002. After a positioned opened in May of 2003 he quickly moved to the northern Michigan area. Along with being the Dockmaster he assists in many events and helps manage the Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show. He also works well with the Bay Harbor Yacht Club owners and staff. He enjoys golfing, downhill skiing, boating, and snowmobiling.