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Meet the Staff

Staff

Name

Mike Hoelzer Jr.

Title

General Manager

Name

Elaine Frederick

Title

Senior Community Association Manager

Elaine is a Florida Licensed Community Association Manager (CAM) with an impressive 12 years of experience managing high-rise condominiums, large scale HOA communities, and co-ops. She has helped management companies maneuver through association turnovers from the developer to the homeowners with great success. Elaine’s love for her career is evident in her professional approach and will only serve to supplement the positive vision we all have for River Strand. Elaine works with and assists the Board in accomplishing goals for the association.

Name

Scott Curnutt

Title

Community Association Manager

Name

Eric Hagar

Title

Facilities Director

Name

Matthew Lewis

Title

Executive Chef

Name

Scott Yates

Title

Head Golf Professional

As a 25 year PGA Member, Scott brings a wealth of experience from some of the finest private country clubs in Florida including Shadow Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Eagle Creek Golf and Country Club in Naples and The Forest Country Club in Fort Myers. He has also served as General Manager at West Orange Country Club in Orlando and Crescent Oaks Golf Club in Tarpon Springs Florida. Scott and his wife Penny are avid golfers and love to travel to golf destinations for vacation time. They are extremely proud of their three kids, Sarah a Nurse, Kyle the Pickleball Pro and Lyla the aspiring actor. Scott has also served the North Florida PGA as a member of the Growth of the Game Committee. To keep his golf game sharp he often competes in local PGA chapter and section events.

Name

Renze Berg

Title

Golf Course Superintendent

Renze is a Class A member of The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), born and raised in Bradenton. After graduating with an AS Degree in Golf Course Management in 1996, he began his career at University Park Country Club, later moving on to be the Assistant Golf Professional at The Links at Greenfield Plantation. Later, as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, Renze helped complete a successful renovation at Bradenton Country Club in 1998, after which he was promoted to Superintendent, a position he held from 2003 - 2015. While maintaining the historic private Club, he hosted the Florida State Amateur Championship in 2013 and the Women's U.S. Open Qualifier in May 2015. Renze is focused on maintaining a first class golf course for River Strand.

Name

Abdul Idi

Title

Director of Racquet Sports

Abdul began teaching tennis at River Strand in June 2011. Prior to River Strand, Abdul was a successful Tennis Professional and Head Tennis Professional for about 15 years at prominent tennis centers throughout Minnesota. As a former Junior Champion at the '85 National Sports Festival in Nigeria, Abdul has competed in and won countless tennis awards in the 1980’s; and he competed at the 2010 USTA 5.0 Nationals. With his rich tennis experience, he also holds a master’s degree in Community Health from Minnesota State University. Abdul certainly has an abundance to offer River Strand tennis players!