The New Berlin Hills team is compromised of dedicated professionals who are passionate about their careers. They are continuously growing as individuals and as a team are one of the best in the industry.
Prior to joining the New Berlin Hills team, Adam managed multiple facilities for Chicago Park District golf courses as well as Director of Programming where he developed and coached a successful junior golf program throughout the city. Previous involvements include the 2012 PGA Ryder Cup, Tiger Woods Foundation, and the International Junior Golf Tour. Adam showed a knack for the sport at a young age, recording his first hole-in-one at age eight! He pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. In his spare time, he designs golf courses, is a passionate home chef, and always enjoys a competitive game of ping pong.
Wendy comes from a vast background in customer Food and Beverage service. She was previously the General Manager of Food and Beverage Operations at Windwood of Watertown golf courses. Following that, Wendy served as General Manager for various restaurants in Wisconsin since 2011. Wendy has joined our team in 2018 to help continue to grow our Food and Beverage department. Wendy enjoys having a good time at work and making people happy. She is consistently coming up with new and exciting ideas to keep up with trends and customer demands. When she is not at the office, she enjoys working in her yard or finding a new home improvement project to take on. Her dream is to one day have enough land that she could start her own animal recuse sanctuary. Make sure to stop in and say hi!
Joel has worked at New Berlin Hills continuously since 1994, when he began working on the summer grounds crew while in college. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a major in Soil Sciences, specializing in Turf and Grounds Management in 1997. After graduation he took on the role of Assistant Superintendent until 2003 when he was promoted to Superintendent, overseeing the agronomic operations of the golf course. Joel passions are mainly outdoors…fishing, hiking, sports, and of course, golf. He’s also a pinball wizard and enjoys a game of poker.
Chad has been a part of the New Berlin Hills team for six years. He takes great pride in maintaining the golf course making for an optimal playing experience. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and History from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. Shortly after, he went on to receive an advanced certification in Turf Grass Management from Penn State University. After spending days on the course, Chad continues enjoying outdoor activities, including landscape design and hunting. He has also coached wrestling for eight years.
Drake has been a valuable member of the New Berlin Hills team since 2012. Initially hired as a cart attendant working outside operations, Drake demonstrated interest and value and after two seasons moved into the role of golf shop assistant. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay prior to becoming a full time Assistant Golf Professional. He has a vast knowledge of the golf swing and equipment and is continuously growing in his career path. Away from the course, Drake stays active with running, cycling, and hiking and is a loyal Packer, Tar Heel, and Tiger Woods fan.