Andover, MA – December 2, 2006 – Bryant Lemire, CCM, General Manager of the Lanam Club in Andover, MA, and Member of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), has been accredited with a "Certified Club Manager" (CCM) designation by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA).
Mr. Lemire was approved by the Certification Committee of CMAA after successfully passing a certification examination. He joins more than 1,000 club managers worldwide who have attained this hallmark of professionalism.
Mr. Lemire qualified for the CCM examination as a result of fulfilling specific requirements in club management experiences, education and Association activity. The CCM examination contains nine specific areas, including private club administration, marketing, food and beverage operations and sports management. The exam is prepared and administered under the direction of the CMAA Certification Committee at various college and university campuses across the country.
Through the Certified Club Manager program, CMAA encourages the education and advancement of its members and assists club officers and members in securing the most efficient and successful club operations available.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 240 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. For more information about NECMA, visit our web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional association for managers of leading private country, city, yacht, athletic, military and fraternal clubs in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1927, CMAA provides executive career services, a lifetime professional development program and a national trade magazine, Club Management, to its nearly 6,000 members. For more information about CMAA or its Certification Program, visit its web site at www.cmaa.org.
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