Dean B Horn, President
Dean Horn's 30 years of golf management experience has earned him an outstanding reputation as an innovator and front-runner within the golf and club industry. With his cutting edge ideas, detailed management style and history of profitability, Horn has proven himself a leader among industry peers.
As President of Franklin Golf, Horn is responsible for oversight of Franklin's public, private and semi-private client properties in addition to coordinating all consulting and strategic partner relationships.
Horn has served in the following positions from 1983 to the present.
- Currently active in following roles:
- President of Oakhurst Golf LLC, Clarkston MI 2004 - Present
- Partner of CourseLogix, 2004-Present
- Interim General Manager, Orchard Lake CC, 2015 - Present
- Owner/General Manager, Huntmore Golf Club, 2008 - Present
Some of Horn's past affiliations:
- President/Partner of McKay Golf Management, Boca Raton Fl, 2001-2004
- General Manager/Partner of Ballentrae Golf & Yatch Club, Stuart FL, 2012-2013
- President/General Manager of Deer Creek Golf lcub, Deerfield Beach FL, 1985-2000
- President/General Manager of Carolina Club, Margate FL, 1988-2000
- General Manager/Director of Golf at Boca Woods CC, Boca Raton FL, 1983-1985
Bay Paul, V.P., Partner, Information Systems & Marketing Consultant
Bay Paul has combined his marketing success and club management experience and has truly proven himself as a unique player in the Golf Course Industry. Bay specializes in start-up companies and has succesfully started CourseLogix a golf course internet marketing company and also MyGolfdeals.com a consumer based golf company. Bay also works with golf clubs with their online tee time solutions to help maximize revenue.
Bay is also an active member of the Michigan Golf Course Owners Association and contributing author to the Tee Off Times.
Omar P. DeMara, Chief Financial Officer
Omar possesses nearly 20 years of experience in accounting and a MBA from the Eli Broad School of Business Management at Michigan State University. He also has extensive experience in Food & Beverage operations and a BA in Hospitality Business from Michigan State University. Additionally, Omar is an ambassador of customer service, classically trained by two of the world's most renowned hospitality companies, Marriott International and Caesars Entertainment.
Omar is a dynamic problem solver with key areas of experience including: Team building, taxation, I.T. management, productivity benchmarking, variance analysis, CRM, budgeting, forecasting, marketing, and strategy integration. Omar has a wealth of knowledge that can influence many organizations in a positive way.
Omar is currently the CFO of Oakhurst Golf & Country Club in Clarkston, MI, in addition to being a partner at his family firm, Accounting Associates, Inc. and President of Omar DeMara Consulting, Inc. Both located in Mt. Clemens, MI.
Frank J. Guastella, Director of Operations
Frank Guastella is a experienced and analytical professional, Frank J. Guastella has over 30 years of golf management experience focused on planning, marketing, operations and administration at leading golf facilities. He has attained the status of PGA Master Golf Professional and currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the President of the Michigan Golf Course Owners Association.
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Carol Molina, Human Resources Administrator
Carol has been a team member of Franklin Golf since 1999. In addition Carol is the Executive to the company president. Carol is a member of the Society for the human resource management, certified in human resource management and a member of the HR Association of Greater Detroit.