Wed, January 6, 2016 | Board and Administration

January 4, 2016 – Bella Vista, AR – The Board of Directors of the Bella Vista Property Owners Association search for a new Chief Operating Officer has successfully concluded with the employment of Mr. Thomas J. Judson, CMCA.

Mr. Judson brings twenty two years of Community and Club Management experience to Bella Vista. Operations under his leadership have garnered many National awards including; Most Admired Operators by Golf Inc and a two time recipient of the National Golf Foundation award for Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction.

Tom has held leadership positions at Tecolote Canyon Golf Club, Upland Hills Country Club, Painted Desert Golf Club, Las Vegas National Golf Club, The Walters Golf Group, Western Resort Region A.G.C. and most recently Rumbling Bald Resort in Lake Lure N.C. His leadership skills include a proven track record of increased owner satisfaction, membership growth and event development. He possesses outstanding mentoring skills having developed numerous current club managers throughout the United States. He has extensive community management experience including capital project oversight, long range strategic planning, team building, training and retention.

Tom is a graduate of the University of San Diego with a degree in Business Administration, Accounting. He earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Finance from San Diego State University. He is a member of both professional associations and community boards and has taken a leadership role in both Tourism and Chamber organizations.

Tom recently celebrated 25 years of marriage to his wife Allison. They have three daughters and are anxious to move to Bella Vista. He has completed three Iron Man Triathlons.

Board Member Pat Laury commented on the announcement. “Tom comes to us from Rumbling Bald Resort near Ashville N.C., where he served as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager the past nine years. During his time there, Tom developed and directed an overall strategic plan for the community, including remodeling, enhancing aging buildings and amenities. The Board looks forward to working with Tom to develop and implement a strategic plan to rejuvenate Bella Vista.”

Tom will assume his leadership role in Bella Vista January 11, 2016. An Introduction reception is being planned and will be announced in the next few weeks.

For Your Board of Directors,
Bob Brooks