Whitney Reid Pennell is the founder and president of the award-winning RCS Hospitality Group and RCSU. She is a published author and widely praised seminar leader, with over 20 years of club operations management and consulting experience.
She has extensive hands-on experience managing multi-million dollar renovations and clubhouse remodeling projects, along with successful new club openings, and is also highly skilled in special event management, successfully crafting and executing events ranging from private banquets to national PGA and LPGA tournaments.
Ms. Pennell is nationally known for expertly facilitating management and staff workshops, and is internationally recognized as an expert in club management. She has been invited to speak to managers around the world sharing new ideas and innovative concepts.
She has been an invited speaker at the World Conference on Club Management, the Club Managers Association of Europe, the Assistant Club Managers Conference, the Golf Inc. Conference and at the Business Management Institute International, hosted by St. Andrews in Scotland.
Ms. Pennell received a Bachelor of Science degree from New Mexico State University with a Major in Resort/Hotel Operations and a Minor in Business Management.