Role: General Manager Serving Since: 2007
Garret Kriske is the General Manager of Seville Golf & Country Club. Before coming to Seville, Garret was the General Manager at our sister club Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California.
Garret’s professional career with ClubCorp began in January 2007 when he was appointed General Manager at Indian Wells Country Club.
Prior to ClubCorp, Garret was the Director of Operations at La Quinta Resort & Club, where he was responsible for resort operations and the Tennis Club at this 800 room historic resort.
From 1993 – 98, Garret worked for ITT Sheraton. He spent four years as Assistant Hotel Manager/Director of Guest Services at the Five-Star Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
From 1988 – 1993, Garret was at the Five-Diamond Scottsdale Princess Resort in a variety of management positions including; Golf Coordinator where he worked closely with the TPC of Scottsdale, in addition to resort duties.
After graduating from the University of Arizona, Garret worked at the Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Through the years, Garret has been fortunate to be involved in several major golf events including the Phoenix Open, Bob Hope Classic, the Skins game, Lexus Challenge, Frank Sinatra Celebrity invitational, and the ANA Inspiration (formerly known as Kraft Nabisco Championship).
Garret and his wife Janice have two adult children, Sydney and Brooks.
Role: Membership Director Serving Since: 2006 Phone Number: 480.279.3040
Ryan joined the Seville Golf and Country Club team as Membership Director in 2006 after working in Sales and Marketing for a local Golf Management company.
A native of the valley of the sun, Ryan has been enjoying golf since his Dad introduced him to the game when he was 10. While he used to play competitively in college, he now enjoys the casual 9 or 18 with friends, family and Members of the Club. Ryan says "One of the best parts about working at Seville is helping Members achieve their social and fitness goals while doing what they want in life". He has enjoyed getting to know the Members of the Club as Membership Director over the last eight-plus years and enjoys meeting new people and helping them pursue their passions.
A 1999 Finance graduate of Arizona State University, Ryan lives with his wife and two boys in Chandler.
Role: Private Events Director Serving Since: 2017 Phone Number: 480.279.3012
Born and raised in Northern California, Brandi headed south to San Diego for college. She stumbled into the world of food and beverage while working restaurant jobs during her pursuit of a teaching credential, and discovered her passion for the hospitality industry.
In 2004, Brandi was part of the opening team for the new home of the San Diego Padres-Petco Park, where she remained for several years as a member of the fine dining management team.
In 2011, Brandi went to work for University of California San Diego as their Special Events Manager in the Housing/ Dining/ Hospitality department. An opportunity for advancement and relocation closer to family brought Brandi to the desert when she accepted the position of Assistant Director of Catering for the University of Arizona.
Wanting to expand her resume's repertoire she then joined the sales team at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador where she sold and serviced fundraising gala's, University of Arizona athletic banquets, and several events for Tucson's social elite. However, when the opening for Private Events Director at Seville came available, she knew this could be the perfect time to move back home and be closer to family. Little did she know, she would become part of a great family here at Seville Golf & Country Club.
Brandi is proud mom to son Connor and enjoys cooking, reading and baseball in her spare time.
Role: Member Relations Manager Serving Since: 2007 Phone Number: 480.279.3058
Originally from Washington State, LeAnne found her way to Arizona in 2006. While attending New Mexico State University, LeAnne joined the Mesilla Fire Department and worked as a Firefighter/EMT until completing her degree in Community Health Education in 2003. After college, she continued working in Fire Prevention and assistant teaching at Mesilla Elementary School where she met her now husband, Andy. Due to Andy’s career, she made the move to Arizona, found her way to Seville and the rest is history!
A mom of two wonderful kids, Kali & Drew, LeAnne has worked at Seville in multiple areas of the club since, 2007. LeAnne’s most recent area of expertise is in Member Relations and strives to keep our members connected to the club and add a little extra magic to our member events.
Role: Food & Beverage Director Serving Since: 2017 Phone Number: 480.279.3015
Originally from the St. Louis area, Nic Smith attended Illinois College where he studied Business Administration and played on their Division III football team. After college, Nic found himself working in minor league baseball for two years in Memphis, Tennessee for the St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate. After leaving baseball and a small stint in a family owned business, the golf business fell into his lap by chance and his new path came to be.
Always a Food and Beverage Director, he was affiliated with Walters Golf Management in St. Louis for two years. With family obligations requiring a move to Chandler in 2008, he became the Food & Beverage Director at Eagle Mountain Golf Club in Fountain Hills, where he has been until joining us at Seville Golf & Country Club in August 2017.
Nic resides in Chandler with his wife Neely and two daughters Mabry and Delaney.
Now as the Food & Beverage Director with us at Seville Golf & Country Club, Nic is excited to create an atmosphere that members will be proud of and truly enhance the Food & Beverage experience at Seville!