National Golf Foundation (Senior Project Director)
Ed Getherall joined the NGF Consulting staff as Project Analyst in 2000 after several years of sub-contracting consulting services to the NGF. Mr. Getherall, who was promoted to Senior Project Director in 2001, has been instrumental in coordinating NGF Consulting’s golf facility databases since 1997, with a particular focus on key golf course revenue center activity and fee research. Since joining NGF Consulting, Mr. Getherall has become a respected industry authority on issues pertaining to clubhouse operations, including the issue facing every facility at one time or another – whether to renovate or replace an aging or obsolete clubhouse.
NGF Consulting Projects Experience
Mr. Getherall’s extensive business and marketing background has enhanced NGF Consulting’s ability to provide marketing expertise to the facility segment of the golf industry. Since joining NGF Consulting, Mr. Getherall has been responsible for processing golf facility data for use in all of our market, financial, and operational consulting projects. Additionally, in the six years since joining NGF’s Consulting division, Ed has been the lead project director for more than 50 consulting assignments, covering a broad range of services, including public and private golf course feasibility studies, operational audits, golf-related real estate absorption analyses, and clubhouse renovation/replacement studies.
Prior to joining the NGF, Mr. Getherall held several positions in the business community including extensive marketing work for such organizations as South Florida Blood Banks, Inc., the Florida Lottery and the American Cancer Society. His areas of expertise cover a broad spectrum of marketing activity, including research, product management, and special event planning and consulting.
Mr. Getherall earned his M.B.A. from the University of Florida in 1989, with a concentration in finance. Ed also achieved his undergraduate degree at Florida, with a B.S. in Business Administration (Marketing) in 1986. With a diversified educational and professional background in both marketing and finance, Mr. Getherall has the experience and knowledge to assist in all aspects of golf facility management, marketing, operations and development.
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