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MEET DONNA OTIS,
CHIEF EXECUTIVE / GENERAL MANAGER
Donna started in hotels and was introduced to private clubs
in 1994. She became the Director of Food and Beverage at St. Francis Yacht
Club. Donna assisted Lake Merced Golf Club in 1998 as a consultant and
officially joined Lake Merced as the Director of Food and Beverage in 2000. She
was promoted as the General Manager in 2007. After nearly 20 years of service,
she was given an opportunity to work at The Bridges Cub as their first women
Chief Executive/General Manager.
Donna believes in giving back to the community. Golf Legend
Sandy Tatum, nominated Donna to become the President of the Board for the
Golden Gate Park Golf Development Foundation. As a Trustee since 2012 for the
Good Tidings Foundation, which promotes art, education, athletics and dreams.
She has supported the Northern California Golf Association, Youth on Course.
Donna volunteers on The Golden State Chapter Foundation, as well as on the
National Board with The Club Foundation. In 2016, she was selected to join the
California State Club Association as a Director that provides legislative
support in the state of California for private clubs.
Donna was featured on the cover of the Golf Business Industry
Magazine, sharing with us her club and their concept of “Inclusionomics” and
diversity. She was also selected by Golf Inc. Magazine, as one of the ten
“People who are shaping the future of private clubs.” Lastly, she was selected
as the California Senatorial Women of the Year, District 11, in 2016 by Senator