David joined Invited in 2017 with an extensive Golf and Food and Beverage background. He is a proud Floridian growing up in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. He has worked at multiple Platinum and Emerald Clubs of the World (Top 100 Clubs) including Adios Golf Club, The Country Club at Mirasol and Naples Yacht Club. He led the turnaround of the Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale where his team generated Membership growth and raised member satisfaction into the top 10% company-wide. David joined the Tampa Palms' team in May 2021. David graduated with honors from FSU with a BBA in Finance, Hospitality Mgt. and Professional Golf Mgt. He received his PGA card in 2009, his PGA Certified General Manager Certification in 2010, and his Certified Club Manager Designation in 2013. David has had the privilege of working with two Master Chef Candidates and achieved his Sommelier Certification in 2014. David married his college sweetheart, Lauren, who is a CPA. They have two children, Caden and Emily.
Andrew Wright is a true Florida native. Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Andrew graduated from Bloomingdale High School and attended the University of Central Florida, where he obtained two degrees, Finance and Marketing. After graduating, Andrew began his hotel and restaurant sales career at the Hyatt Place in Lake Mary, Florida. After excelling in his first year, Andrew moved to Daytona Beach, where he was the opening Director of Sales and Marketing at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Oceanfront. This is also where he met his wife, Ashley. Since then, Andrew has helped open three additional Hotels in multiple states and has worked with numerous brands along the way, including Hyatt, Hilton, and Margaritaville.
Most recently, Andrew was the Director of Sales and Revenue Management at the Compass Hotel by Margaritaville in Anna Maria Island, Florida. Although most of his career has been in the Hotel industry, his true passion has always been golf. For the past 15 years, he has run a local non-profit that hosts a charity scramble where the proceeds help provide nursing scholarships to HCC. He and his wife Ashley welcomed a new addition to the family in February 2023. Andrew cannot wait to spend afternoons on the course playing the game he loves most with his daughter. A new dad, an avid golfer, and a true leader in Hospitality, Andrew is excited to join the Tampa Palms family.