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Meet the Team at The Cliffs
Rob Duckett

Rob Duckett

President

Mr. Duckett oversees Cliffs Clubs, Cliffs Land, and Cliffs Realty entities and operations on a day-to-day basis.

Rob has over 30 years of experience working in the hospitality management industry, 23 of which has been in private club management. He joins The Cliffs after 16 years with Discovery Land Company, most recently serving as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club in Cashiers, NC. In addition to his work at Mountaintop, Rob held various senior management roles at other Discovery Land communities including Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club in the Bahamas, Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana, and Chileno Bay Golf and Beach Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Rob was raised with his four brothers and sisters in Crown Point, Indiana. He currently resides in Seneca, SC with his wife Ann, two children, and their Goldendoodle. Rob enjoys playing golf and pickleball, ocean fishing, and reading every day.

Chris Calloway

Chris Calloway

Operations Manager

Mr. Calloway is responsible for the oversight and management of development and operations at The Cliffs.

Before joining The Cliffs, Chris held a director position with Heritage Golf Group, a boutique owner and operator of private and daily-fee golf clubs throughout the Southeast. His focus encompassed the operations, development, and project management across all owned properties. Prior to his position with Heritage Golf Group, Chris was President of CCG, Inc., a franchise group that developed, owned, and operated 14 Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in Northeast Florida. Under Chris’ leadership, CCG, Inc. was recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as the “Fastest Growing Private Company” in Jacksonville and won the “Top Franchisee” award from Five Guys corporate based on sales and customer service metrics. Chris was also recognized by Jacksonville Business Journal as a “Top 40 under 40” young professional.

Chris received a bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and three daughters.

Portrait of Richard Hubble

Richard Hubble

Vice President of Real Estate Development

Richard manages the design and construction of amenities, homesites, roads, utilities and other infrastructure across The Cliffs’ seven communities, in addition to serving on the boards of several of The Cliffs’ Property Owner Associations and Architectural Review Board committees. He has worked from coast to coast and brings over 40 years of experience in high-end commercial development and construction to The Cliffs.

Richard is inspired by those who do good when no one is looking. A true family man, Richard and his wife of 40+ years have two sons and two beautiful granddaughters who live just across the street from him.

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Amy Anderson

Vice President of Marketing

A marketing veteran with 18 years of industry experience, Amy’s focus as Vice President of Marketing is the strategy and execution of marketing strategies for corporate, real estate development, club membership, golf and weddings by identifying the best marketing programs to achieve lead generation goals and drive sales for all The Cliffs’ business objectives. A native South Carolinian, Amy has returned to her roots after more than a decade with Timbers Resorts in Colorado, where she served as Chief Marketing Officer.

Amy is a passionate photographer and horseback rider. She is inspired most by her twin four-year-old girls and their ability to laugh at anything and find joy in everything. Amy loves The Cliffs because of the indescribable beauty of this place.

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Jewel Bunche

Director of Human Resources

As Director of Human Resources, Jewel oversees The Cliffs’ acquisition of talented associates across our seven communities and corporate office. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), as well as a Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SCHRM-SCP). Jewel’s past experience includes employment law, employment relations, training and benefits.

In her free time, Jewel enjoys dancing to Motown music and spending time with her husband and three children.

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Amar Raina

Director of Information Technology

Amar brings more than two decades of information technology experience to his role as Director of IT. He leads a team tasked with supporting technology, security, automation and business processes for real estate and club operations at The Cliffs. He is adept at leadership, creating process efficiencies through lean practices and providing support with utmost integrity and compassion.

Amar was born in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains and finds the picturesque mountain and lake setting of The Cliffs reminiscent of home. He is inspired by the serene peacefulness embodied by The Cliffs and values the professional growth opportunities, peer support and freedom of creativity afforded to members of The Cliffs team.

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Kevin Patterson

Corporate Controller

A member of The Cliffs team since 2015, Kevin serves as the Corporate Controller and oversees the accounting and finance function for both The Cliffs Clubs and Cliffs Land Partners. Most recently, Kevin served as Audit Manager at Grant Thornton LLP and Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant in South Carolina and is active in the American Institute of CPAs and Hospitality Financial Technology Professionals (HFTP).

Kevin is a graduate of Clemson University and resides in nearby Easley, SC with his wife and two children. What Kevin loves most about The Cliffs is the three diverse regions and seven unique communities that keep The Cliffs the premier luxury golf destination in the Southeast.

Lauren Buckland

Lauren Buckland

Director of Sales

Lauren manages the day to day operations for Cliffs Realty in our mountain and lake regions, which includes working with our Sales Teams to create memorable experiences for our future Members and Property Owners, inventory strategy and management as well as processing and tracking sales trends. Lauren graduated from Clemson University in 2008 with a BA in Communication Studies and began her career at The Cliffs following graduation as a member of the resale listing team.

Lauren lives in her hometown of Spartanburg and when she’s not at work, is most likely spending time with her two young children. She believes the best thing about The Cliffs is the people: members, property owners and staff.

Portrait of Kelly Edwards, Director of Corporate Events

Kelly Edwards

Director of Events & Corporate Partnerships

Kelly Edwards has been with The Cliffs since 2006. In her current role as Director of Events and Corporate Partnerships, she oversees a myriad of details relevant to The Cliffs’ sponsored events. Her focus includes several popular signature events throughout the Greenville and Asheville area. Kelly works with nearly 40 partners, creating and fostering community relationships while expanding the reach of The Cliffs brand to consumers. She coordinates with club directors, general managers, chefs, event coordinators, golf managers, recreation managers and The Cliffs marketing team to ensure four-star contributions to corporate-sponsored events. Kelly began her career at The Cliffs on the real estate team, then lent her vast organizational skills to corporate management, serving as executive assistant. She has held her current position since 2014.

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