Meet the Senior Leadership Team
Founder + CEO
Sean Taylor – Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Sean is a dedicated hospitality and hotel operations leader with more than 20 years of experience. He has a clear understanding that service is the cornerstone of club/hotel operations and his leadership philosophy is centered on exceeding the needs of the guests and members while driving superior financial performance. He founded Taylor Hospitality and Up to Par Management after identifying a market need for solutions-oriented business practices. Sean focuses on optimizing property-wide processes with Six Sigma initiatives as well as enhancing associate engagement through management training programs.
Director of Finance + Human Resources
Debbie Knick – Director of Finance + Human Resources
Debbie is an experienced hospitality professional with over 25 years of experience. She is a dedicated professional with experience in HR administration, recruitment, on-boarding, and organizational development. Debbie provides clients with both short and long-term human resources consulting support, including managing the complete employee life-cycle and administering benefit programs. Debbie has a background in finance administration to assist with payroll and the budgeting process.
Vice President of Operations
Shaun Fronk – Vice President of Operations
Shaun is a PGA member with more than 16 years of experience in the club and resort arena. His management philosophy is focused on the needs of members, guests, and associates. Shaun is a process-oriented manager who is extremely good at meticulously analyzing and implementing positive changes to operations.
Director of Hospitality
Gregg Krepps – Director of Hospitality + Food and Beverage
A skilled hospitality professional with over twenty years of hospitality and culinary experience. Greg focuses on increasing guest satisfaction scores, training associates to meet and exceed the established standards, and identifying ancillary revenue streams.
Director of Marketing
Natalia Contreras – Director of Marketing + Sales
Natalia is a marketing and communications professional with over a dozen years of experience. She’s dedicated to developing, refining, and implementing brand strategy, creative services, and marketing communications. Natalia works closely with marketing, sales and operations teams to ensure brand positioning and marketing is executed properly through all the marketing channels for both our clients and corporate level.
Regional Director of Operations
Carey Bailey – Regional Director of Operations
Carey first earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Management from Wilmington University and then furthered his education by earning another degree from Penn State University in Turfgrass Science and Management. Carey has a unique skillset with over 12 years of experience managing F&B establishments and Country Clubs and over 20 years of experience in the golf maintenance field. He has opened new restaurants and grown in golf courses along the East Coast. He has the ability to effectively communicate to all parties of Ownership, Boards/Committees, and Operations seamlessly.