Serving since 2020
Donald Beardsley is excited to rejoin the Invited organization and lead the team at Queen’s Harbour Yacht & Country Club.After attending LaSalle University, he began his golf management career working for Invited in the Philadelphia market. After Invited sold the Philadelphia contracts, he managed golf facilities in Pennsylvania, Florida and Alabama, then returning to Pennsylvania. Along this journey, he learned from and met some of the greatest mentors and members. Being a PGA member for over 25 years, he has been fortunate to be nominated as a golf professional of the year and resort merchandiser of the year. He was instrumental in starting a junior golf program for inner-city youths in York, Pennsylvania, called York Youth Links, which still exists today.Utilizing hands-on leadership, Don has had great success in his management career, and he looks forward to using his experience and knowledge to make the member experience the best it can be. His wife Becky and he look forward...
Member Relations | Membership Director
Serving since 2020
Spencer is a native Floridan and graduate of the University of Florida. He studied Public Relations and after graduation began working for an international all-inclusive resort brand, Club Méditerranée, which took him all over the world. He was a Sports Manager in both Cancun, Mexico and Bintan Island, Indonesia and was a Resort General Manager in both the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos. After nearly 5 years working abroad, he moved to Oklahoma City as a Business Development Manager for Sandals and Beaches resorts. With the birth of his son Spencer and his wife, Monique, were ready to return home to Jacksonville.Spencer is excited to join the Queen’s Harbour team and his main goal is to ensure and share all the magic moments the club has to offer and to expand the Queen’s Harbour family.
Serving since 2011
Staci attended FSCJ after graduating from Fletcher High School. As a beach local, she has worked for over 20 years at two beach country clubs prior to coming to Queen’s Harbour. She has been part of the team for 6 years now and her main goal is to assist all members with all of their billing needs. Since she is very detail-oriented and organized, she continuously ensures that all accounts are accurately coded and processed in an easy, timely manner. She also works as a liaison between employee partners and Invited.
Serving since 2023
My name is Michael Yates. I am the new Executive Chef of Queen’s Harbour as of three weeks ago. I spent my entire culinary career between Jacksonville Fl. and Huntsville, Al. I helped run a Farm to Table burger restaurant, Farm Burger, and a mom-and-pop restaurant called Edith Ann’s Diner in Alabama. In Florida, I worked 5 years at Atlantic Beach Country Club for 5 years starting as an Al a carte sous chef, then working as a Banquet Chef for the remainder of my tenure there. I attended J.F Drake Community College for my Associate of Science Degree and Johnson and Wales for my Bachelor of Science Degree. I am married to my wonderful wife, Jovi Yates. She is studying to be a nurse at FSCJ. We have no children but have 2 wonderful cats and 1 little dog. I look forward to the future of this club and it’s a pleasure and honor to be here.
Golf Course Superintendent
Serving since 2006
Chris is a Jacksonville, Florida native. He started his career at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club working on the maintenance crew while getting his degree from Lake City Community College. He then worked his way to assistant before landing a superintendent job at Windsor Parke. He has been with us at Queen’s Harbour for about 12 years now.Chris's main goal is to manage and oversee all aspects of the golf course and Clubhouse grounds resulting in an exceptional overall golf experience for Club members and guests. Chris is married to Heather and has three sons, Tyler, Blake and Dixon.