Jeff Germond, CCM
Cooking is an art, but all art requires knowing something about the techniques and materials.
COO of Mississaugua Golf & Country Club
Joining GGA Partners effective February 1, 2024
Jeff brings more than three decades of strategic thinking and leadership experience to the GGA Executive Search team. His experience encompasses all aspects of club management, from food & beverage to operations, finances and human resources. His vast knowledge of the inner workings of high-end private clubs and all aspects of food & beverage operations will benefit all clients who need to fill culinary and all leadership positions.
Jeff began his career as an Executive Chef. From the onset, he focused on honing his ability to build and foster high-performance teams while creating a culture of innovation. It wasn’t long before he was offered senior management positions at notable clubs including St. Catharine’s Golf & Country Club, the National Golf Club of Canada, the Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Markland Wood Golf Club, and the St. Thomas Golf & Country Club. Prior to joining the GGA team as a Director in the Executive Search practice, Jeff was the COO at Mississaugua Golf & Country Club.
Jeff stays abreast of emerging trends and best industry practices through a commitment to continued professional development. He is also the National Past President of the Club Management Association of Canada (CMAC) as well as the Past President of both the Ontario Branch (2016-17) and the Southwestern Ontario Branch (2002-03) of the Canadian Society of Club Managers.
On a personal note, Jeff resides in Port Stanley with his wife Sally, and they are proud parents of Rebecca, Daniella, and Jamie. When he isn’t searching for the perfect candidate to fill an executive-level role for our clients, he can be found curling, playing golf and reinventing his own recipes.