Mallory Hill - Staff

Dan Machande PGA Certified Professional & Facility Manager

Hometown: Brainerd, MN

I have been in The Villages since September 2003. At that time I was Facility Manager at Hacienda Hills. I moved to open Mallory Hill Country Club in March 2005. Iíve been a PGA Member since 1997 and came to The Villages from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I am originally from Brainerd, MN and very happy to be away from the cold winters. Iím a graduate of New Mexico State University where I earned a degree in Professional Golf Management. I am happily married to my wife Terra and we are the proud parents of two boys, Kyle and Kody. I look forward to seeing you out at the club.

Phil Ceresini Assistant Manager - Inside

Hometown: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

I moved to The Villages in July 2003 after retiring from Hershey Foods. My hometown is Lebanon, Pennsylvania. I enjoy playing golf and working out at The Wellness Center. I started work at Hacienda Hills in 2003, later transferring to Cane Garden. I came to Mallory Hill when it opened in June 2005. I enjoy meeting and associating with the golfers as they come to play at Mallory Hill.

Skip Hastings Assistant Manager - Inside

Hometown:Canton, Ohio

I was born in Canton, Ohio and moved to The Villages from Tampa in January 2005. I started at Mallory Hill when it opened in June 2005. My hobbies include golf, online poker, and computers. What I like about working at Mallory Hill is interacting with the golfers and working with computers.

Anne Van Housen Assistant Manager - Inside

I moved from Wisconsin to The Villages in September 2010. I enjoy the weather and especially the entire Staff at Mallory Hill. I am blessed with three children and two fantastic grandsons. I have begun to learn the game of golf and continue to improve ever so slowly. I enjoy my golf girlfriends and I actively play with EWGA here in The Villages.

In my prior career I worked as an RN in a variety of fields. Lastly I worked with the elderly and thoroughly enjoyed it. I pride myself in exceptional customer service and I look forward to providing the best golf experience in The Villages.

Greg Hightman Assistant Manager - Outside

Hometown:Hagerstown, Maryland

I moved to The Villages in 1993 from Hagerstown, Maryland. I started working for the Golf Division at Tierra del Sol in 1996 and moved to Glenview Champions CC in 2000. I moved to Orange Blossom Hills CC as Facility Manager in 2001 where I remained for 10 years. I have since stepped down from that position to join the Mallory Hill Team in a part time position. I enjoy interacting with our golfers and playing golf is one of my passions.

John NelsonAssistant Manager - Outside

Hometown: South Charleston, West Virginia

I have been in the Villages since December of 2002 after retiring from Union Carbide/Dow Chemical. My hometown was South Charleston, West Virginia. I started working at Mallory Hill C/C in June 2005 as a starter. The best part of the working here is meeting the golfers and I look forward to meeting and helping all the golfers who play at Mallory Hill C/C. My spare time is spent playing golf and taking in all the activities we have here in the Villages.

Lissa DegnanTournament Liaison

Hometown:Manhatten, New York

Originally from Manhattan, NY, I graduated from Seton Hall University. I went on to enjoy a great career at New York Life Insurance Company as a Computer Programmer Engineer. The Villages became my full time home in 2012 and I absolutely love living in this great community. The best part of my job as Tournament Liaison is getting to know all the men and women golfers and to work with the great staff at Mallory Hill.