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The Team

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 is one of the best in the industry.


John Rader, General Manager

John also serves as Troon Golf Management's Regional VP of Operations and oversees operations of clubs in Racine, and Rhinelander. John worked at New Berlin Hills from 1995-2014. He really enjoys the relationships built and daily interaction with all our guests. John is married to Julie who works for Masterlock as the VP of HR. He enjoys watching both kids, Eden (15) play Basketball and Softball and his son Ethan (18) play Football at Wisconsin Lutheran High School. Ethan will play football for UW-Platteville in the fall. ​

Lisa Phillips, Food & Beverage Director

Lisa comes from a vast background in customer Food and Beverage service.  Lisa joined the team in 2019 to help continue to lead the front of the house team and now leads dept.  

James Matlock,  Head Chef & Kitchen Manager

James joined the team in 2019. James was broguht in to bring new culenary delights and provide a high level of management to the kitchen and staff. James has worked for the Marriot and many other great companies. 

Drake Schilz, Director Of Instruction/Head Golf Professional

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 a 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.

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