Meet the Team

  • NEWRobert HeroldRobert S. Herold
    Bookkeeper
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club

    Robert is a native Floridian who grew up in Miami and is an avid tennis player. When he was 12, his family relocated to Asheville, NC where he excelled in tennis and earned a scholarship to Fishburne Military Academy in Virginia. Robert returned to North Carolina where he attended UNC Asheville and was on the tennis team. He decided to become more focused on his business degree and transferred to Touro College in New York. Robert returned to North Carolina after receiving his Bachelors degree. Robert managed and operated his parents business in the historic Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa and also obtained his NC Brokers License. He has worked in accounting, real estate and the resort industry for plus 25 years.
     
    Robert’s experience with the Grove Park Inn has given him an excellent history working with guests, management, and hospitality at an exemplary level. Robert, along with his girlfriend Stephanie, relocated to Sarasota after they sold their business in 2014 and both enjoy everything Florida has to offer especially golf and tennis.

  • Picture2Conrad Tidswell
    Food and Beverage Manager
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club

    It is with great pleasure that we introduce Conrad Tidswell, our new Food and Beverage Manager at Esplanade on Palmer Ranch. Please join us in welcoming Conrad to the team and to this wonderful community!

    Conrad brings over fifteen years of hospitality experience working in both hotels and high volume restaurants.  He has helped shape the Food and Beverage at some of the best resorts in Miami, including The Conrad Miami and The Kimpton Surfcomber.  

    Conrad was born in Maine, but has lived in North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. He’s been married twelve years to his college sweetheart. They have two children, Conrad (9) and Summer (7).  Conrad loves to play baseball and soccer while Summer loves dancing and softball.  When not working, as a family they love to watch the Red Sox and Patriots and do anything that involves

  • jasongJason Golden, USPTA
    Director of Wellness and Sports Courts
    Esplanade Golf and Country Club

    Jason is currently the Director of Wellness and Sports Courts at The Esplanade Golf and Country Club in Lakewood Ranch as well as the Regional Director for Coaches of Excellence. Jason has also been the Tennis Director at the Hilton Guam Resort and Spa in Guam and Mission Valley Country Club in Venice; Head Tennis Professional at Maui Prince Hotel in Hawaii, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota; Tennis Professional at the Sports Core in Kohler, Wisconsin, and Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Jason has also coached the girl's tennis teams at Lakewood Ranch High School and Venice High School.

    Jason graduated from Lakeland College in Wisconsin in 1996 with a degree in Coaching/Sports Management. There he played #1 singles and #1 doubles for three years and was named team captain in 1993 and 1994 and was all-conference in singles in 1994.

    Jason lives in Lakewood Ranch with his wife Wendi, and two daughters Jordan and Taylor. Jason's hobbies include reading, coaching coaches, running marathons, and spending time with family.
  • stasiaStasia Voorhees
    Lifestyle Manager

    Stasia Voorhees is your Legacy Estates at Esplanade on Palmer Ranch Lifestyle Manager. In this role, Stasia will be working to get to know each of you and trying to implement the best Lifestyle Program for this community. Since you’ll be spending so much time together, here is a little more about Stasia, to help you get to know your Lifestyle Manager.

    Stasia grew up in Safety Harbor, Florida. She has been living in the Sarasota area for the past six years. Coming from a very sports orientated family, she enjoys a wide variety of sports especially football. Her favorite football team is the Miami Dolphins. Stasia has enjoyed living in sunny Florida and has a broad knowledge of all the exciting and fun activities that Florida has to offer.

    This past year, Stasia obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology at the Florida Institute of Technology. Previously, she attended St. Petersburg College, where she obtained her Associates of Arts degree. Before coming to Legacy, Stasia worked as the Lifestyle Manager for Cobblestone on Palmer Ranch. Prior to becoming a Lifestyle Manager, Stasia was a lead teacher at a local private school.

    Stasia is recently married! She enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog Yoshi. During her free time, she takes pleasure in hosting friendly gatherings and going to the beach.

    “I am excited to be here, and I’m looking forward to all of the fun we’re going to have together!” -Stasia Ronacher, Lifestyle Manager

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  • bio picDoug Walkowiak
    Community Association Manager

     
    Doug has lived in Sarasota area now for the last six years where he has been a Portfolio Community Manager responsible for HOA communities in the Sarasota area.

    The Pope Management Team is working together to ensure a smooth transition. As always, please don't hesitate to contact our Resident Services department
    at any time at (941) 866-6044 for all of your HOA needs as they are happy to assist you.
    Doug has lived in Sarasota area now for the last six years where he has been a Portfolio Community
    Manager responsible for HOA communities in the Sarasota area.
    The Pope Management Team is working together to ensure a smooth transition. As always, please don't
    hesitate to contact our Resident Services department at any time at (941) 866-6044 for all of your HOA
    needs as they are happy to assist you.