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Chris Henson

Chris Henson

Grove City

Summary

Creative professional with expertise in all aspects of successful Marketing, Golf Operations, Public Relations, Facility / Event Management , Multi-Media Management, Teaching Golf. Insight to manage and motivate people or teams that achieve goal oriented results. Source vendors, negotiate contracts and manage budgets. First Class client relations and learning skills.
Dedicated individual with 37 years in all areas mentioned! Areas of expertise include: content development, brand management, social media, people skills, recruitment, fund raising, advertising , event management, and teamwork in the workplace.

Resourceful Manager capable of working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

Overview

45
45
years of professional experience

Work History

High School Golf Coach

Grove City Christian School
2024.05 - Current
  • Enhanced player performance by implementing tailored training programs and providing personalized coaching.
  • Developed strategic game plans to optimize player success during tournaments and matches.
  • Organized team building activities to foster camaraderie among players and promote a healthy competitive environment.
  • Evaluated player progress through regular assessments, providing constructive feedback for continuous improvement.

Golf Professional Assistance

Santa Rosa Beach Golf & Beach Club
2021.03 - Current
  • Day to Day operations in Pro Shop, tee times, merchandise sales, tournament help.
  • Work in all phases of Bag Drop, Carts, Tournaments.

Director of Under Armour Jr. Golf

Under Armour
2020.01 - Current


  • Established vendor relationships to access timely services in support of events.
  • Planned and executed all Golf related Events for kids from 6-18yrs of age.
  • Sales for Sponsorship for program.
  • Worked with Golf Courses and Event Managers for day of Event festivities!!!

Director Multi Media / Event Relations

Chris Henson Productions
1991.01 - Current
  • Directed and coordinated DJ Music and Photography services for corporate events ,weddings , employee events in US and Abroad
  • Coordinated and participated with Fortune 500 companies in promotional activities, trade shows, and help develop clients material for roll out for events and sales trips
  • Collaborated with developers, advertisers and production managers to market products, services for events for quick turnaround as per legal and their compliance regulations
  • Directed hiring, training and performance evaluations for corporate events,weddings, facility upkeep, and was in constant collaboration with hotel staff, corporate representatives
  • Coordinated art, graphics, and logo content for visual viewing at events and in pre and post production for corporate events and trade shows
  • Traveled nationally and internationally with high end corporate sales events to do their, multi-media photography and music
  • Maintained direct contact with Hotel Staff to coordinate events and planning for Hotel Clients
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends

DJ/Radio Remotes

Thomas Media Group
2018.10 - 2019.10

Remote Disc Jockey for station promotions, and sales to end clients in promoting their business and radio air time.

Voiceover and Programming for commercials and client ads on radio.

  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Sales for Radio Spots to potential clients
  • Responsible for Voiceovers, Commercials,Remotes for Radio

Professional Golfer

Self
1981.05 - 1983.06

Played in various Tournaments throughout California, Flordia for 2 years.

  • Maintained professionalism when attending charity, sporting and media events as team representative

Assistant Golf Professional

Rams Hill Country Club
1981.03 - 1983.06
  • Assisted in planning and installation of new programs for course
  • Gave teaching lessons and day to day operations
  • Worked all Phases of running aGolf Shop and Managing fellow staff.
  • Started PGA Apprentice Program

Manager

Roger Dunn Golf Shops
1980.02 - 1981.08
  • Hired, trained and mentored staff to maximize effectiveness
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue
  • Demonstrated new products, procedures and techniques to employees
  • Supervised 6 of employees in Golf shop

Asst. Golf Professioanl

Whispering Palms C.C.
1979.11 - 1980.10

Worked all Phases learning and running Golf Shop

Education

Master of Arts - Communications / Marketing / Multi Media

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Fort Worth, TX
1991

Associate of Science - Behavioral Science

California Baptist University
Riverside, CA
1990

Associate of Arts - Teaching / Golf Course Marketing / Management

San Diego Golf Academy
Rancho Santa Fe, California
1981

Skills

  • Natural Leader
  • Social Media Engagement
  • Promote and Sell Products
  • Event Management
  • Excellent Problem Solving Skills
  • Skilled in Facility Management
  • Staff Development Skills
  • Collaborates Positively With Individuals or Teams
  • Excellent Front Man / Public Relations
  • Willingness To Learn And Adjust To New Things
  • Intuitiveness/People Skills
  • Course Management
  • Junior coaching experience
  • Teaching expertise
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Facilities oversight

Testimonals

  • I have known Chris for several years, as he has served our non-profit association as our official multimedia / photographer at our annual conventions. I can say without hesitation that Chris (and his son Luke) are part of our family. He fits in very well with our Members and Team, he's one of us. His dedication to our client service, satisfaction of our policies and program details are second to none. I highly recommend him as a valuable asset for any organization! Bob Morrissey - Executive Director for Watermelon Association - Lakeland, Florida
  • Chris is one hardworking, honest,and detailed oriented man! I've work with Chris for over 25 years. Chris is well liked for his attention to customers needs, requests, and goal and Event Management. . Many events have some level of difficulty and situations may arise from changes. Chris adapts and anticipates those changes. The result - success ! I have worked with many individuals, Chris is one of a few whom I consider the Best !!! Paul Casey - Paul Casey Entertainment - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Chris has an innate ability to "read" a client or audience and adjust and respond his actions accordingly to the clients needs. Add to that a dynamic and interactive personality made him our top recommendation to our clients and our firm Epic Entertainment. I've had the pleasure of working with Chris for the last 23 years. Truly consistent in appearance and performance. Ray Gosselin - Owner of Epic Entertainment - San Diego, California
  • Chris and I have worked together for over 25 yrs, as he has served as our multimedia,photographer and event planner on our operations. He has an infectious caring and giving personality that you are immediately drawn to his quality to showmanship and care for others is unbeatable. I recommend him highly for any Sales, Event or Operations position !!!!! Victor Simmons- SPHR,SHRM-SCP- Director Wyndham Hotels-Parsippany, New Jersey

Timeline

High School Golf Coach

Grove City Christian School
2024.05 - Current

Golf Professional Assistance

Santa Rosa Beach Golf & Beach Club
2021.03 - Current

Director of Under Armour Jr. Golf

Under Armour
2020.01 - Current

DJ/Radio Remotes

Thomas Media Group
2018.10 - 2019.10

Director Multi Media / Event Relations

Chris Henson Productions
1991.01 - Current

Professional Golfer

Self
1981.05 - 1983.06

Assistant Golf Professional

Rams Hill Country Club
1981.03 - 1983.06

Manager

Roger Dunn Golf Shops
1980.02 - 1981.08

Asst. Golf Professioanl

Whispering Palms C.C.
1979.11 - 1980.10

Master of Arts - Communications / Marketing / Multi Media

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Associate of Science - Behavioral Science

California Baptist University

Associate of Arts - Teaching / Golf Course Marketing / Management

San Diego Golf Academy
Chris Henson