Mallory Hill - Staff

Dan Machande PGA Certified Professional

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. I've 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. I'm 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.

Brent VandagriffAssistant Manager - Inside

Hometown: Fairborn, Ohio

I moved to The Villages in 2015 after serving in the United States Air Force for 22 years and then working for General Dynamics another 15 years. Prior to our move to Florida, I lived in Northern Virginia for 25 years but I'm originally from Ohio. I have been married to my wife, Lesa, for 37 years and have 2 Sons in Northern Virginia. I started working at the Mallory Hill Country Club in April of 2016 and have been an Inside Assistant Manager since September 2018. I'm an avid golfer and enjoy the many activities The Villages has to offer.

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.

Donna OssoTournament Liaison

Hometown: Long Island, New York

I moved to The Villages in 2007 to work for a small healthcare company in Ocala. I've enjoyed an 11- year career with the City of New York as an EMT/Paramedic and 20+ years in health care administration and finance until retiring in May 2018.

I have been the Tournament Liaison at Mallory Hill Country Club since June 2018. I'm an avid golfer who loves interacting with fellow golfers on Men's & Ladies Day and other tournaments in The Villages. I also enjoy boating, cycling, reading and traveling as well as many other recreational opportunities afforded to us as Village residents.





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