Meet The Vesper Staff

Robert Pescatore, CCM
General Manager/COO
Robert has worked at private clubs since his early days as a caddy at The Country Club (TCC). After spending 16 years in management at TCC, Bob went on and assisted with the development and start-up of Shelter Harbor Golf Club in Rhode Island, Boston Golf Club in Hingham, Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead and Dedham Country & Polo Club.  He is a Certified Club Manager and has served on the Board of the New England Club Managers Association.  His professional network has afforded him the opportunity to assist with operations at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters, and Oakland Hills during the Ryder Cup Matches.  Most recently he assisted tournament operations at TCC for the U.S. Amateur.  Robert is originally from West Roxbury, and a graduate of Boston College Carroll School of Management.  He currently lives in Winchester with his wife Kerry and two boys, Michael and Joseph.

Stephen Doyle
Head Golf Professional
Stephen Doyle is a Massachusetts native and became the Head Golf Professional at Vesper Country Club in December of 2013. Prior to joining Vesper, Stephen was employed at The Country Club in Brookline, MA, recent host of the 2013 US Amateur and previous host of the Ryder Cup and numerous US Opens. Stephen spent the last 3 years at TCC serving as the First Assistant. Prior to TCC, Stephen was employed at PGA National, current home of the Honda Classic. Stephen resides in Boston, MA with his wife Dinara and their two boys, Paul and James.

Phil Devlin
Executive Chef
Phil started his career at Essex County Club where he worked his way up to the Executive Chef position while earning a culinary degree. He has studied at the Culinary Institute of America taking several courses focusing on international cuisine.
After Essex, Phil worked for the MIT Faculty Club and Boston University. He returned to private clubs as Executive Chef and General Manager of Boston Yacht Club. Most recently he served as General Manager of Black Swan CC and opened several restaurants for investors.
Phil resides in Nahant with his fiance Tara.

Ryan Emerich
Greens and Grounds Superintendent

Ryan joins the team this year, 2017, after eight years as Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent at Saucon Valley Country Club in Pennsylvania where he has managed all three course to the highest level. Throughout his tenure in the industry, Ryan has built a solid foundation of knowledge beginning with a quality education  at Penn State University with a BS degree in agriculture and turfgrass science. Ryan brings to Vesper strong leadership skills, agronomy knowledge and environmental sciences, construction experience, USGA tournament experience and a professional management approach to operations and communications.
He and his wife Heather have two daughters Kendall 2 1/2yrs and Laurel 5 months.

Jeanne Morrison
Jeanne has served Vesper-Country Club since 1994.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.  Jeanne is a member of the Hospitality, Financial, and Technology professionals, and she lives in Chelmsford with her husband and four children.

Irene Collette
Special Events Manager
Irene has been with Vesper for 20 years.  She has fulfilled a number of roles at the Club, including Dining Room Hostess, Assistant Dining Room Manager, and most recently, Banquet Manager.  Irene directs the sales department at the Club and is responsible for the coordination and execution of our events.  Irene resides in Tyngsboro with her family.

Chris O'Brien
Facilities Manager
Chris has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry with a primary focus on electrical engineering. He joined Vesper as Facilities Manager in 2012 and is responsible for the maintenance of the Golf House and Main House. Chris also helps orchestrate seasonal projects with members of the Facilities Committee. He resides in Nashua with his wife and children.