2023 James H. Brewer Award
Matt Lambert, ECM, CAM, ECM
The Country Club at Mirasol
Matt Lambert began his journey at The Country Club at Mirasol in 2003 as Clubhouse Manager, was promoted to General Man-ager/COO in 2005, and has been leading its operation ever since. Mirasol was first awarded Platinum Club of America status in 2009 and was rated at that time as the 16th-most respected residential country club and community in the United States.
An Audubon-certified community with over 2,300 acres and 1,170 homes, Mirasol also boasts two championship golf courses, a 78,000-sq. ft. Grand Clubhouse, a 39,000-sq. ft. Esplanade (fitness center, spa, salon), 15 Har-Tru tennis courts, and an active aquatics complex. The club also features free-standing golf and tennis pro shops, and a family-friendly Sports Complex that includes a synthetic turf athletic field, basketball court, bocce, and four pickleball courts, with ten more on the way.
With over 2,500 members, The Country Club at Mirasol’s 400-plus employees are focused on providing the Mirasol member-ship with the best experience possible by ensuring first-class amenities and attentive, personal service with a varied, relevant programming schedule to complete this active lifestyle.
“Matt has wonderful attributes which are ideal for his position as General Manager/COO of Mirasol and is highly respected by his management team and staff,” wrote Bernard M. (Bob) Shapiro, President of the Mirasol Club & Association, Inc., in nominat-ing him for Excellence in Club Management recognition. “He is well-liked and greatly appreciated by the membership. He is known for regularly touring the dining areas, talking to members and hearing their views on Mirasol matters.
“In addition, he is at every Mirasol event, greeting members as they arrive and walking around talking to members before the event starts,” Shapiro adds. “He is the ultimate professional and a visionary who has led Mirasol from its inception to become a six-time Platinum Club of America (2009-current) that is recognized as a leading club in Southeast Florida. We are fortunate to have his tireless leadership as a professional who is always looking to improve the lives of those at Mirasol.”