EXECUTIVE TEAM

President & General Manager: Tom Garcia

Garcia brings decades of luxury hospitality, hotel and resort experience to Whitetail Club and Shore Lodge. Most recently, Garcia served as the vice president and general manager at High Hampton in North Carolina, with Benchmark Hospitality International.

His breadth of knowledge includes resorts with a similar focus on outdoor experiences & lifestyle programming within destination markets, which included oversight of four star and four diamond level and above resorts across the country.

Additionally, throughout his career Garcia has served on the board of directors of multiple hospitality and visitor bureaus, while participating in a wide variety of community charitable events.

“Whitetail Club and Shore Lodge’s four-season mountain and lake experiences and unparalleled service have made it one of the most desired destinations in Idaho and the wider Pacific Northwest, ” said Garcia. “I look forward to continuing the community’s legacy of providing owners and guests with a world-class club and resort experience that celebrates this authentic destination.”

Garcia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Information Systems Management from California State University Hayward. Garcia and his wife Michelle hail from the Dallas, Texas area where they raised their three college-aged sons.

Tom Garcia

Whitetail Club Director: Jocelyn Kidd

Though fairly new to her position of Club Director, Jocelyn is no stranger to Whitetail Club as she formerly served as the director of sales and marketing for Whitetail Club, Shore Lodge and The Cove spa. Jocelyn is responsible for all club operations, member relations and membership sales.

Jocelyn has spent her entire career in hospitality, with a focus on private club marketing and operations, beginning with the Missoula Golf & Country Club before moving to McCall to take a group sales position at Whitetail Club in 2004. She moved into the director of sales and marketing role where she managed the re-launch of the Shore Lodge brand in 2008 and the addition of The Cove spa in 2011. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Jocelyn is a staple in the McCall community. She actively participates in community events and is known by everyone as a shining example of the friendly folks that make their home in our beloved mountain town.

Jocelyn is a year round resident of McCall, spending her free time on the lake, mountain biking or golfing in the summer and in the winter she enjoys back country skiing and snow shoeing with her dogs.

Director of Golf: Eugene Bonfilio

As director of golf for Whitetail Club, Bonfilio is responsible for the management and continued development of the community’s golf program. An accredited PGA member since 1991, he uses training to manage instructional clinics, tournament events and oversee the club’s expert staff while assisting in member development and recruitment.

Prior to joining Whitetail Club, Bonfilio served as general manager of the Rock Creek Cattle Company in Deer Lodge, Montana. In that role, he was responsible for real estate sales and marketing while overseeing all daily department operations for the private club that specializes in golf, accommodations and outdoor pursuits. Previously, he held the director of golf title at Toscana Country Club, in Indian Wells, California, where he worked with Jack Nicklaus to assist in the design and development of the club facilities and programs including the annual Harmon Brother’s Golf School. Before Toscana, Bonfilio served as the head golf professional at The Vintage Club, also in Indian Wells. During his 15 year tenure, he managed the seasonal tournament program which included five weekly events and 12 major annual events alongside regular instruction clinics and daily operations. At the time, Bonfilio was ranked among the top fifty golf instructors in the state of California, served on the board of the Vintage/Arco Senior Tour and worked to enhance prospect development at the now 30-year-old club.

Vice President of Real Estate: Joe Buchanan

Joe comes to Whitetail Club with more than 25 years of high end private community sales and development experience. Formerly with Discovery Land Company, he has lived with his family globally over the last fifteen years in Colorado, Mexico, Australia, Kauai and now McCall.

Buchanan’s focus is to help create diversity and a new direction for Whitetail with our new Design Build homes, incredible Estate Homesites, Shore Lodge Cottages and Fairway Townhomes.

What we like to say about Whitetail Club is, “It’s the best place you’ve never been and if you know, you know”. So maybe you need to come see for yourself!

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