EXECUTIVE SEARCH HUMAN CAPITAL ADVISORY CANDIDATE SERVICES

A PASSION FOR TALENT.
A COMMITMENT TO BUSINESS

We don’t just match candidates with positions. We maximise individual and business capabilities for long-term success in the golfing industry.

Colt Mackenzie McNair

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EXPERTS AT FINDING EXPERTS

Discover tomorrow’s legacy-makers with our hands-on approach.

Executive Search

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PRICELESS.
THE RIGHT PEOPLE STRATEGY

Unlock the full potential of your existing team to generate greater value for your business.

Human Capital Advisory

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WE DON’T FIND JOBS.
WE BUILD CAREERS

It takes great commitment to look beyond your next position.
Our career roadmap supports you every step of the way.

Career Development

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THE INDUSTRY EXPERTISE TO MATCH YOUR AMBITIONS

Our in-depth recruitment expertise and first-hand experience of the golfing industry helps you navigate human resources effectively.

Management Team

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A PASSION FOR TALENT. A COMMITMENT TO BUSINESS

Colt Mackenzie McNair

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EXPERTS AT FINDING EXPERTS

Executive Search

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PRICELESS.
THE RIGHT PEOPLE STRATEGY

Human Capital Advisory

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WE DON’T FIND JOBS.
WE BUILD CAREERS

Career Development

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 THE INDUSTRY EXPERTISE TO MATCH YOUR AMBITIONS

Management Team

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EXECUTIVE SEARCH

FIND THE RIGHT TALENT

HUMAN CAPITAL ADVISORY

INVEST IN YOUR PEOPLE

CANDIDATE SERVICES

EXPLORE YOUR POTENTIAL

Colt Mackenzie McNair

We see the bigger picture – from individual careers to comprehensive people strategies

Through trusted solutions of recruitment, human capital and career development, CMM assists on your biggest assets: your people.

Skill, precision and passion are essential in a game of golf – and key to everything we do. It underpins our specialist approach and helps us devise people solutions for local golf clubs and global golfing brands alike.

We’re proud of our unrivalled market intelligence based on years of experience in the golfing industry. It gives us a unique understanding of our clients’ needs and informs the strategic thinking behind every solution we provide. With offices around the world, we have the local and the global market expertise to offer our clients a truly bespoke service in the areas of Executive Search, Human Capital Advisory and Career Development.

Over 150 clients in 28 countries

Some of our clients

Topics for today and for the future.

For our latest thinking as well as case studies, find out more on our insights page. Learn how we assist PGA of America with a global employment strategy, find outside talent for one the UK’s most exclusive golf clubs, and help with succession planning in manufacturing.

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Our Approach

At the heart of every solution is a personal relationship

Without you there is no us. Are aim is to go beyond the obvious and really get to know everything about you. CMM is built on a foundation of trust, integrity and expertise with a passion for talent.

Our close-knit team of talented headhunters, HR specialists and consultants thrive on seeking out the solution you need. Our collaborative approach pinpoints the right solution that is bespoke, based solely on your needs. We never search for quick fixes. Instead, our aim is to nurture long-term working relationships that help strengthen businesses and brands for years to come.

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Human Capital Advisory

How to empower your team to build success from within

Your people are your greatest asset. If your staff thrive, performance improves and your business reaps the rewards, so it pays to invest in your existing team.

We can help you assess the effectiveness of your business and create an environment that allows your staff to maximise their potential. Through a variety of tools, we give you the power to empower your staff to meet the future challenges of the golfing industry. Our track record is a testament to the huge benefits of a healthy team environment.

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Tools

Career coaching and Mentoring Programs
Behavioural Profiling & 360 Degree Feedback
Staff Audits
Succession Planning
Employee Engagement
Interviewing and Selection
Talent Development Programs
Building Successful Teams

Candidate Services

Key steps to your career success

We are passionate about talent and developing careers. We see our candidates as people and strive to enhance their careers.

Confidentiality is an intrinsic part of how we operate, and whether you would like to discuss your career within the golf industry, or are keen to take the next career step at the earliest opportunity, we will be able to discuss options for you to consider.

If actively job-seeking, our constantly-updated list of vacancies should be your first port of call. However, we strongly advise that you register with us, as many of our roles are managed on a confidential basis and therefore are never made public.

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Career Coaching Services

For people who are serious about their career, it is vital that you understand your capacity. To do this you have to get to the core of who you are to make the fundamental changes to ensure that you reach your potential. Through 1:1 coaching using a variety of tools and expert industry knowledge, we can help.

If you would like to expand your capacity, we should talk.

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Leadership Team

People are our speciality and our passion

We combine our diverse knowledge of the golfing industry and our in-depth recruitment expertise with a strong passion for golf. Our integrity and our friendly, hands-on approach are at the heart of CMM’s success and, ultimately, of yours.

Richard Wood

Managing Director

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Richard has more 25 years’ experience in the international sports market, with a lifetime connection to golf. A former Head of sports marketing and sponsorship agencies, Richard co-founded CMM in 2007.

Since CMM inception, Richard has driven the growth of the company to current position and remains heavily involved in all areas of the business. In that time Richard has specialised in Executive and Senior Management level, working with many high-profile facilities and brands. A keen links golf player, Richard is a member of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Muirfield.

Stewart McNair

Chairman

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Stewart has more than 25 years' experience in executive search in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the USA. For many years, Stewart specialised in the financial services sector and was retained by leading multinational businesses and globally recognised brands.

Since joining forces with Richard Wood to form Colt Mackenzie Mcnair, Stewart has guided the team at CMM, working closely with a variety of leading international golf businesses, from new resort and real estate developments in Asia and the Middle East. Stewart remains as passionate about his own golf as he is about the golf industry, and is a member of Sunningdale Golf Club. As a schoolboy, he twice represented Great Britain in matches against the USA.

Mike Kelly

Partner CMM America

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Mike Kelly heads the CMM US office and comes from a successful career in highly amenitized luxury real estate, resort and club environments. He has developed several communities from the ground up including Reynolds Plantation (which also owns The Ritz-Carlton at Reynolds Plantation), Blue Ridge Mountain Club, Houston Oaks and many others. Mike is fully versed in the development, marketing and selling of real estate along with a full understanding of how to operate the various hospitality components of these complex developments.

Eddie Bullock

Director

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Eddie is widely recognised as an authority on the emerging trends within the global golf club industry, and is a former Managing Director of Woburn Golf Club in Buckinghamshire, UK, and, between 2011-2013, was Captain of The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA).

Eddie offers clubs and business strategic management support, leadership advice and operational guidance to CMM clients.

He is also a leading figure in the Golf Club Managers Association (GCMA), Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) and associate member of The British and International Golf Greenkeepers' Association (BIGGA), as well as being on the Board of Trustees at The Golf Foundation.

Adam Keable

Director

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Adam completed an honours degree in Applied Golf Management from the University of Birmingham and has a Masters degree in Marketing from Royal Holloway University. In addition to his academic background, Adam is a member of the PGA and has worked within the golf industry for over ten years.  

Starting his career at Burhill Golf Club, Adam then went on to found his own golf technology company in 2012. Adam now overseas the relationships with CMM's core partners, whilst working closely on strategic and commercial hires for golf suppliers and brands.

Tim Orgill

Managing Consultant Asia

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Tim heads up Colt Mackenzie McNair's office in Hong Kong and is Principal Consultant for Asia.

With over seventeen years experience in event management and operations management, Tim offers a wealth of working knowledge in implementing and delivering sports and non-sporting events as well as sponsorship management and delivery.

Tim graduated from the San Diego Golf Academy. He has worked for the Asian Tour as well as the European Tour in event operations and television. Tim has managed and run over thirty five professional golf events throughout Asia and Europe.

David Ross

Latin American Consutant

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Originally from Scotland, David heads up Colt Mackenzie McNair's office in Mexico covering the Latin American market.
 
With over twenty years of experience between Europe, Mexico and Latin America, David offers a wealth of knowledge in golf resort and tourism development.
 
David is a member of the CMAA, a PGA Professional and holds a MBA from Queen Margaret University.

Biddy Lloyd Jones

Consultative Services

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Biddy is Head of Consultative Services at Colt Mackenzie McNair. She is an experienced development consultant with a distinguished career in her field.
 
She has worked in the private, SME and public sector, with companies such as Easyjet, Linklaters, Burhill Group Ltd, Manchester United FC, London Underground, Arsenal FC, Galvin Green, Qatar Airways, Virgin Active, the NHS and Bailey Robinson Holidays. Biddy's area of expertise is enhancing the success of businesses through the effectiveness of its leaders, by coaching and developing individuals and teams responsible for its future success.
 
She focuses on behavioural and culture change, management development and dynamic working relationships. She helps organisations to ensure they are 'fit for business' by forward focus on their vision, ensuring their processes and people are aligned for the future not simply for the present.

Assisting The PGA of America with global employment strategy

 

PGA Case Study

Outside talent for Beaverbrook

 

Beaverbrook Case Study

Succession Planning for Galvin Green

 

Galvin Green Case Study

A change of direction for Portmarnock

 

Portmarnock Case Study

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Colt Mackenzie McNair is the leading specialist executive search firm providing effective recruitment solutions to the global golf industry. With offices in the UK, North and Central America, and Hong Kong, our team of recruitment experts have successfully searched and recruited talents for jobs in the golf-related clubs, resorts, real estate, retail and tourism sectors throughout Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. CMM's unrivalled market intelligence and golf industry experience delivers an effective solution whatever the mandate.

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