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Next Chapter Event:

Thursday, October, 26, 2023 - Union League Liberty Hill

Bridging The Divide: What to Expect From Washington in 2023
Presented by Brad Steele and in partnership with Philadelphia & Vicinity Chapter opf the CMAA

5:00 - 5:30p - Cocktails and Networking
5:30 - 6:30p - Presentation and Discussion
6:30 - 8:00p - Dinner and Coninued Discussion / Networking

Union League Liberty Hill
800 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

HFTP Members $70
Guests $80
Students $40
1 CPE Credit

This session's learning objectives are to:
  • Identify the main legislative and regulatory issues likely to impact our clubs during the year
  • Examine political dynamic in Washington as it relates to the industry's goals and needs
  • Provide leaders with the tools necessary to help protect and advance their clubs and the industry forward
Presenter - Brad D. Steele, J.D.
Brad has been an intergral part of the private club industry for over 15 years. He founded Private Club Consultants to provide in-depth legal and operational answers for America's top private clubs. Prior to starting PCC, Brad served as Vice President of Government Relations and Counsel for the National Club Association. Over the years, Brad has bcome one of the industry's leading resources on legal, legislative, and regulatory matters. 

Brad began his career in government working for the Vice President of the United States, for a member of Congress, and as a senior staffer with a national politcal committee. After many years in politics, he left Washington to become an attorney, studying law at Oxford University and earning his degree from the University of Oklahoma. Upone graduation, Brad opended his own law practice in Indiana and served as a county, city, and town attorney for communitiies throughout the state and as a judge of an Indiana court. He then retured to the political arena as a candidate for the Indiana State House of Representatives and the U.S. Congress. Following his campaigns, he returned to Washington and has been helping private clubs ever since.


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We are excited to share the following calendar of events and hope that you can attend for outstanding career development and networking opportunities!

Education – Making Sense of HR - Thursday, March 23
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club – Lafayette Hill, PA
Matt Roessler – Director of Member Engagement, MidAtlantic Employers’ Association
Jane Disher – HR Advisor, MidAtlantic Employers’ Association
Education – Overview of the FBI’s Complex Financial Crimes Program - Thursday, April 20
Overbrook Golf Club – Villanova, PA
Patrick Duffy – Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Philadelphia Squad WC3
Social Event – Thursday, May 18
Education – Thursday, June 22
Huntingdon Valley Country Club – Huntingdon Valley, PA
27th Annual “Swinging for Scholars” Golf Outing - Wednesday, August 16
French Creek Golf Club - Elverson, PA

Education – Thursday, September 21
Education – Thursday, October 26
Social Event – “Swinging for Scholars” Scholarship Award Dinner - Thursday, November 16
Aronimink Golf Club – Newtown Square, PA
Social Event – Holiday Dinner - Friday, December 8
General Warren – Malvern, PA

***One of our educational events will be the ever-popular industry roundtable! More information on each will be sent as we get closer to the event date.
We are trying to grow the Chapter! Please help by spreading the word on the benefits of an HFTP membership to your friends and colleagues!

Missed our last meeting?
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Hospitality Industry Roundtable
5:00P - 8:30P
Gulph Mills Golf Club
It was an exciting evening and discussion with Steve Flick, Jim Hankowski and Emilo Romano from Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP. Much of the chat was centered around capital projects and debt. Thank you Steve, Jim, and Emilo for an insight talk!

Steve Flick - Partner, Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP

Steve is a member of several professional associations and has served on the Board of the HFTP Greater Philadelphia Chapter for many years. He has been published in several industly magazines and has spoken at local CMAA and HFTP chapter events, as well as the University of Delaware and Widener University. Before joining COMD in July 2012, Steve was a partner of over 30 years with Hilger Flick & Co. which provided services to private clubs and other notfor profit organizations.

Jim Hankowski - Partner, Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP
Jim is a member of several professional associations, serves on boards of non profit organizations and most recently served on the committee for the Universal Club Key Performance Indicators. He has been published in several industly magazines and has presented seminars on club operations to managers and controllers throughout the United States, including at the annual conferences of both the CMAA and HFTP.

Emilo Romano - Partner, Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP
Emilio is a member of several professional associations. His prime responsibilities and areas of expertise include accounting, auditing and system reviews. He has assisted in presentations on club operations to controllers in the New York City metropolitan area. 


‚ÄčHFTP Greater Philadelphia Chapter
P.O. Box 22386
Philadelphia, PA  19110

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Cancellations and/or refunds will be granted up to 48 hours prior to an event date with the written notice to Jason Goldstein - Chapter President.