Staff Directory

Lakewood Oaks Country Club

Administrative

Lakewood Oaks Country Club
Mark Reid

Mark Reid

General Manager and Membership
After a 33 year career as Engineer, Sales and Management, with the last 16 years as Executive/ Owner in the Material and Production Handling Equipment industry, Mark retired from the industry to accept the position of General Manager of the Lakewood Holding Company and the Lakewood Property Owners Association in 2011. During the two years prior to 2011, Mark was President of the Board of Lakewood Holding Company, Inc. and Lakewood Property Owners Association, Inc.
Kem Jackson

Kem Jackson

Office Manager
As a loyal staff member for 25 years, Kem has been with Lakewood Oaks since September 1992. She reconciles the daily sales, accounts receivable, prepares member statements, maintains member files, accounts payable, and coordinates payroll & budgeting.

Golf Staff

Lakewood Oaks Country Club
Brian Bateman

Brian Bateman

Head Golf Professional and Tournaments
Lakewood’s Head Golf Pro Brian holds degrees in Professional Golf Management and Marketing from New Mexico State University. He has served in the industry for 18 years, including 8 at Lakewood.
Tim Murdock

Tim Murdock

Assistant Golf Professional
Local high school golf at Blue Springs South High School, went on to play golf at William Jewell. He has served 18 years in the golf industry with 3 at Lakewood. He is currently a PGA Apprentice.
Kyle Piedimonte

Kyle Piedimonte

Assistant Golf Professional
Local high school golf at Blue Springs South High School, went on to play golf at William Jewell. He has served 18 years in the golf industry with 3 at Lakewood. He is currently a PGA Apprentice.

Food & Beverage Staff

Lakewood Oaks Country Club
Frank Cascone

Frank Cascone

Food & Beverage Clubhouse Manager
Born into one of Kansas City’s most celebrated restaurant families, Frank cut his teeth cooking at Cascone’s Grill in the River Market. Frank then graduated to management as co-owner and operator of Cascone’s for over twenty five years. An avid golfer and renown putter, Frank retired from the restaurant business and enter the golf business on the management side for Shoal Creek, Staley Farms, and now Lakewood Oaks Country Club where he plans to retire. Frank is only bested by his two lovely daughters Samantha and Brianna, wife Kimberly, Jersey the yorkie and Cali, a rescue cat.
Matt McLain

Matt McLain

Dining Room Manager
A Chicago native and lifelong golfer, Matt has worked in the golf business since his teens. And as a self-described foodie, he’s worked in dozens of restaurants from Kansas City to New York to Steamboat Springs. As Matt likes to say, he scrubbed and sliced and diced his way from dishwasher to management. Matt combines his passion for food and wine with his love of golf to bring Lakewood Members an amazing club experience on a daily basis. When he’s not sneaking away to play nine holes, you’ll find Matt in Hyde Park, KC with his beautiful fiancé Kim, and his four wonderful busy busy, very busy children.
Molly Myers

Molly Myers

Executive Chef
Recognized by Forbes Magazine as an up-and-coming culinary rock star, Lakewood Oaks Country Club is especially privileged to have Chef Molly Myers’ inspired creations. From her stint at Hotel Oread in Lawrence, KS, to her experience running Broadview Country Club in Carthage, MO, Chef Molly’s menus have been celebrated by patrons and the press for years – including outstanding reviews by the Kansas City Star.

Maintenance Staff

Lakewood Oaks Country Club
Steve Griesinger

Steve Griesinger

Golf Course Superintendent
Steve Griesinger has been with Lakewood Oaks for 23 years. Growing up in Albany, MO, he found love for golf and management. After graduating from NWMSU, he went on to pursue employment in the golfing industry. Steve accepted a position with Lakewood in 1994. As Superintendent since 2000 he has worked to make Lakewood one of the most beautiful golf courses in the area. He lives in Grain Valley with his wife, Stephanie, and his two children Zack (20) and Sammi (17). He looks forward to seeing you on the course.
Nate Wilson

Nate Wilson

Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Nate holds a degree in turf management. Specializes in irrigation, holds numerous spraying licenses, and assists in every facet of golf course maintenance. Nate has served with Lakewood for 7 years, including 5 as the 1st Assistant Superintendent.
Conner Moore

Conner Moore

2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
As an avid golfer, Conner has been at Lakewood for over 5 years, including three as 2nd Assistant Superintendent. He holds a Grounds and Turf Maintenance degree from Longview Community College, and Holds state certified chemical applicators licence.
Conner Moore

Mike Sytkowski

Mechanic
As the employee with the longest tenure at Lakewood, Mike has been with Lakewood for 39 years as a mechanic. He describes working as a technician solving mechanical problems as a rewarding job. I enjoy mountain biking, fishing, and bowhunting in my free time. My wonderful wife Deb and two beautiful daughters mean the world to me.
Golf Pro Shop

Sales

Golf Pro Shop
Club rentals available upon request. Club repair, shoe repair, and other services available upon request. Golf attire and equipment available for purchase.
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