GGA Partners Expands Partnership Team, Appoints Patrick DeLozier as Partner
August 18, 2022
Patrick DeLozier, Announcements, Leadership
Accomplished senior executive with over twenty-year track record of leading private clubs towards excellence promoted to Partner
August 18, 2022 – GGA Partners announced today the appointment of Patrick DeLozieras Partner.
Mr. DeLozier has over 21 years of experience in the private club and hospitality industries. Prior to joining GGA in 2019, he was the Chief Operating Officer of The Alotian Club, an exclusive private club owned by Mr. Warren Stephens. As the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at several of the nation’s most esteemed and prestigious clubs, and the Club Manager at Augusta National Golf Club, home to the world-famous Masters Golf Tournament, Patrick holds a deep understanding of private club operations.
“Patrick is a key member of our leadership team. He has led the development of our Executive Search practice in the United States, which has realized exceptional growth over the past few years,” states Derek Johnston, Partner.
DeLozier states, “One of the key attractions to joining GGA after 21 years in management roles at exclusive clubs such as Augusta National Golf Club, Colonial Country Club and The Alotian Club, was its global presence. No other firm in the private club industry could match the depth and breadth of research and access to talent that GGA offers.”
Mr. DeLozier holds Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management with a specialization in Club Management from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. He continues to support his alma mater, serving on the Dean’s advisory board for the Hospitality, Retail and Sports Management College and as frequent lecturer. He recently earned a Certificate of Strategic Execution from Harvard Business School after completing studies covering resource allocation, job design, performance measurement, risk management and change detection and adaption.
“We are confident that our company will benefit immensely from the skills, knowledge and vast experience Patrick will bring to the Partnership team,” said Partner, Michael Gregory. Adding, “We are excited to have Patrick join as Partner and are excited for him to help us continue to drive our client-centric strategy and ultimately, the success for our firm.”
About GGA Partners
GGA Partners™ is an international consulting firm and trusted advisor to many of the world’s most successful golf courses, private clubs, resorts and residential communities. We are dedicated to helping owners, asset managers, club and community leaders, investors and real estate developers tackle challenges, achieve objectives and maximize asset performance.
Established in 1992 as the KPMG Golf Industry Practice, our global team of experienced professionals leverage in-depth business intelligence and proprietary global data to deliver impactful strategic solutions and lasting success.
GGA Partners has offices in Toronto, Canada; Phoenix, Bluffton/Hilton Head, USA, and Dublin, Ireland.