Employee of the Year


Every year, a select few employees are recognized for their hard-work, dedication, and contribution to each organization and its community. These individuals are unique in their efforts and were selected by their superiors and fellow co-workers attesting to their talents.

This year’s winners are:

  • Omar Samuda, a valued-employee at the Georgian Club for four years. Omar leads in charismatic hospitality among the service-staff and treats every member like family.
  •  Josh Styles has supervised the Golf Course staff at Indian Hills for the past 12 years. His dedication and attention to detail on  the course at Indian Hills are beyond compare.
  • Kyle Kelly has brought invaluable knowledge as the Head Golf Pro at Woodland Hills the last 2 years. His kind approach and skillful teaching positively impact players of all levels.
  • Connie Hyder has been crucial member of the Futren family for 32 years! As the sole accountant for Indian Hills Country Club, Connie serves her club and team with the utmost care and intentionality.
  • Kerry Edwards has served as the office manager of The Orchard Golf and Country Club for three years. Kerry makes sure to keep all office and administrative needs at The Orchard complete while also attending to members directly, assisting with day-to-day operations, and doing anything necessary to care for The Orchard. Her love for the members and staff of The Orchard is unconditional. Kerry was also recognized as  this year’s Chairman’s Award winner. Congratulations, Kerry!

 The Chairman’s Award for Excellence is awarded to the employee that demonstrates:

  • Superior Service to the members or employees
  • Consistent Excellence in the provision of personalized and courteous services
  • Personal Pride in his or her work
  • Integrity in all decisions and interactions
  • A Positive Attitude that is always welcoming and friendly