Kevin Stark received his education at the University of Central Florida, obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Kevin started his career in hospitality as a General Manager with the Steak & Ale Restaurant Corporation in Tampa, FL. He then joined Club Operations and Property Management, a Tallahassee based Club management and consulting firm, spending 4 years as a North Carolina, Regional Director of Operations. Kevin was recruited from COPM to serve as Director of Resort Operations for the ATP TOUR, the governing body of men’s professional tennis located in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
In 1995, Kevin founded Summit Golf Group, Inc., which was based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. It was viewed by industry professionals as one of the top management and consulting firms in the country, specializing in Professional Club Management, 3-day operational analysis, equity conversions and turnovers, key personnel selection, strategic long-range planning, and membership development. Kevin is also involved in many of the associations in the industry including; The PGA TOUR, CMAA, the NGCOA, and the Urban Land Institute.
Kevin is a Principal & Chief Operating Officer of ClubSpecialists Intl (CSI), which provides management and consulting services to private clubs and other service industry organizations.