Robert joined The Lakes in 2013 with over a decade of working in club management. A Coachella Valley native, Robert began his food & beverage career at Desert Princess Country Club in Cathedral City, CA. After spending four years and being promoted to Food & Beverage Manager, Robert took an opportunity to serve as the Clubhouse Manager and Food & Beverage Director at Silver Lakes Country Club. Gaining executive experience, Robert was eager to return to the Coachella Valley. After one year as Food & Beverage Manager at Indian Ridge Country Club, he found his home at The Lakes. Robert is an active member of the Club Managers Association of America and has completed Club Management Institute programs at Cal State Poly, Michigan State and Georgia State. He has written articles for the state's chapter newsletter and served on golf tournament committees. Robert enjoys staying active, hiking, racquetball or golf. He is also an avid sports fan and naturally loves good food and drink.