John McCormack Named Director for Club Benchmarking EMEA

Mr. John McCormack, CCM, FCCA, has joined Club Benchmarking EMEA as a Director. Club Benchmarking is the recognized leader in benchmarking and business intelligence for private clubs in North America as well as in Australia through its partnership with Golf Business Advisory Services. McCormack joins fellow Club Benchmarking EMEA Director James Burns, and the pair will be based in Dublin, Ireland.

Club Benchmarking CEO Jim Butler said that he and Founder Ray Cronin are very excited about expanding the EMEA team. “John is extraordinarily skilled and respected, and we are thrilled to have these two consummate professionals leading the way to spread the benefits of data-driven leadership to Ireland, the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle East.”

“I am delighted to welcome John to the company as a fellow director,” said James Burns. “He brings a unique perspective as a qualified accountant, in addition to his decades of experience managing clubs, most recently at Castle Golf Club where he served as General Manager. We are confident that John’s deep understanding of club operations and the best practices that clubs should employ to be successful will be a tremendous benefit as we work to serve the industry.” McCormack is also a Past President of The Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE) and The Club Managers Association of Ireland (CMAI).

“I am very happy to be joining the Club Benchmarking EMEA team,” McCormack noted. “Club Benchmarking is recognized worldwide for its expertise in club finance and data driven leadership and I look forward to working alongside James and the rest of the team. I believe private clubs in our regions will benefit greatly from fact-based insight just as they have in North America

About Club Benchmarking:

Club Benchmarking is the industry’s leading provider of data analytics and business intelligence software and related services for private clubs. Since its founding in the United States in 2009, the company has been committed to serving the full spectrum of club industry stakeholders – staff, management, boards, committees, members, and owners. Club leadership teams rely on Club Benchmarking for the insight they need to make informed decisions, and their Financial Insight Model ™ and Key Performance Indicators are recognized as the cornerstones of a common industry framework for understanding club finance.