Richard Kopplin has been recognized for his career dedicated to the betterment of the private club industry and one of five new inductees to the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame held recently at the Induction Ceremony hosted at Paradise Valley Country Club.
Following a 35-year career as a general manager and vice president for nationally recognized clubs, Kopplin started Kopplin Search, Inc. over 23 years ago with the objective of assisting clubs in their search for skilled, competent staff. Today he leads KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE, a dynamic firm with a focus on executive searches, industry education and consulting.
KOPPLIN & KUEBLER emerged in 2007 as Kurt D. Kuebler, CCM joined the firm, and expanded to KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE with the addition of partner Thomas B. Wallace III, CCM, CCE, ECM in 2016.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, Kopplin began his career in the private club industry by managing golf clubs in Wisconsin and Minnesota. His career continued as general manager and vice president of operations, including Castle Pines in Denver, CO, Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, AZ, and PGA West in LaQuinta, CA.
“Clearly, there are few in our club industry who are better known for their commitment to giving back and helping to develop both current and future leaders in all aspects of the golf experience,” expressed partner Kurt D. Kuebler, CCM.