Ourso College Alumnus Elected Club Managers Association President

Robert "Bobby" J. Crifasi

Robert "Bobby" J. Crifasi

March 29, 2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Robert “Bobby” J. Crifasi, general manager of New Orleans Country Club, was elected president of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Board of Directors at its 91st World Conference on Club Management.

Crifasi graduated from the E. J. Ourso College of Business with a BS in accounting in 1981. He previously served as vice president of CMAA and was first elected to the board in 2013. 
New Orleans Country Club has employed Crifasi since 1988. He previously served as the club’s outside auditor. Crifasi became a member of CMAA in 1991 and has served on many national committees.  
Crifasi is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Louisiana State Society of CPAs.
As president of the CMAA Board of Directors, Crifasi will lead the 13-member board as they work with members, allied associations, and partners to further the profession of club management.

About CMAA
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the U.S. and internationally. Managers operate more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town and yacht clubs. The objectives of the association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members and to provide the resources needed for club managers to operate efficiently and successfully. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 43 professional chapters and more than 45 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at cmaa.org.
About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit lsu.edu/business.
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business