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(Bethany College – The Old Main Journal) Mark Bado ’87 has received a 2014 Excellence in Club Management Award for his work as Master Club Manager and Certified Chief Executive of the Kansas City Country Club. Bado received the Mead Grady Award for his leadership when the club undertook a major, $4 million renovation.The renovations included a new irrigation system and pumphouse, new tee boxes, renovated greens, and clubhouse improvements. Many members were concerned with the undertaking, but “Bado showed incredible patience… while providing strong support and guidance to the Board,” said Club president John MacDonald. The renovations are now complete.
Bado has been serving as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of the Kansas City Country Club in Mission Hills, Kansas, since 2008. He began his career in club management in 1998 at the Wildwood Golf Club in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.
He is currently a member of the Club Managers Association of America Board of Directors.
Mark is a Psi Beta and was a key member of our recolonization alumni team, serving as treasurer at that time.