Member Experience Director
Serving since 2021
Leanne was born and raised in small town Chickamauga, GA. She received her BA in Marketing from the University of West Georgia in 2010 and enjoyed her first job at a local radio station in Chattanooga as a Sponsorship Coordinator – she even recorded a few commercials and helped many non-profits plan events. Leanne previously worked as Membership Coordinator for four years at Black Creek Golf Club in Chattanooga and two years in Florida at St. Joe Clubs – Shark’s Tooth Golf Club, Camp Creek, WaterSound Beach Club. She is excited to join the team at Country Club of the South to bring many fresh and fun events to our members! Leanne enjoys her free time reading a good book series, spending time with family, her dog, Bennie and hunkerin’ down in the fall with her beloved Georgia Bulldawgs.
Serving since 2020
Johnna is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and received her bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from the University of Kentucky. She has lived in the North Atlanta area for 24 years and previously worked for The Country Club of Roswell where she served as Membership Director for 5 years and Fitness & Communications Director for 3 years. Johnna earned her Marketing Certification from the Private Club Marketing Association and is Secretary of the Atlanta Chapter. She also has an extensive background in the fitness industry where she owned and managed fitness clubs as well as taught fitness classes. She has 3 sons and her youngest son is a junior at Georgia Tech. She enjoys adventure hiking with her family and working on her cabin in Blueridge, Georgia.
Event Sales Director
Serving since 1998
A native of Merida Yucatan Mexico, Rafael graduated from the University of Yucatan with a degree in Hospitality. Rafael began his career as a Server and in 2006 was promoted to his current position. In planning weddings and other private events, Rafael enjoys creating magic moments for Members and guests by assisting them with every detail of their special day.
Nick Bailes, PGA
Director of Golf
Serving since 2021
Nick is originally from Tennessee, where he played golf for Middle Tennessee State University before graduating with a degree in Business Administration as well as Marketing. After college, Nick spent some time playing professional golf before starting his career in the business. He got his start at Brentwood Country Club, from there moved over to The Golf Club of Tennessee, and most recently worked at Annandale Golf Club in Mississippi before joining the team at CCS. When Nick isn’t at The Club, he and his girlfriend, Jessica, enjoy exploring new restaurants and playing with their two-year-old puppy, Max.
Assistant Golf Professional
Serving since 2015
Samantha was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts. She earned a degree in Sport Management at Ithaca College in 2013, where she also played collegiate golf. She started her career as an Assistant Golf Pro at the Harmon Club in Rockland, Massachusetts. After graduating college, Samantha moved to Atlanta and worked at Heritage Golf Links as an Assistant Golf Pro. Samantha joined Invited in 2015 as an Assistant Golf Pro at Northwood Country Club later becoming the Head Golf Professional in 2018. Samantha received Invited’s National Rising Star award in 2018 and joined the team at CCS in 2019 as an Assistant Golf Pro. She is currently a PGA Associate and a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach.
Serving since 1989
Michael Bouchillon joined The Country Club of the South staff in October of 1989. He has dedicated over 30 years to the development and promotion of exceptional CCS tennis programs and events. During his tenure, he has produced numerous ALTA/USTA City champions, grown novice junior players into Division 1 college tennis players, organized and directed tennis tournaments and pro-ams, and grown tennis participation substantially.Michael served as the Head Tennis Professional from 1989-1992 and began serving as the Director of Tennis in 1992. Michael previously served as the Head Tennis Professional at Rivermont Country Club from 1986 – 1989. Michael grew up in Milledgeville and played college tennis at Georgia College and State University. In 2019, Michael was selected as a finalist for the Invited Tennis Pro of the Year Award. Michael now lives in Cumming, Georgia with his childhood sweetheart, Lynn, and considers his greatest accomplishments his three children, Morgan, Jake, and Em...
Fitness & Wellness Director
Serving since 2020
ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, BioMechanics Method Corrective Exercise Specialist, and NASM Certified Golf Fitness Specialist with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University. Joe enjoys using his education and experience to construct holistic fitness programs for the clients he serves while instructing them on the practical implications of his training methods.
Service & Locker Room Manager
Serving since 2008
From Louisville, KY, Don graduated from Fern Creek High School and has been in the hospitality business for twenty-five years. Don has mastered the art of hospitality and leadership with his warm personality, attention to detail, and eagerness to serve the members. This has earned Don numerous awards including three Invited National All-Star Awards which is the highest employee award attainable within Invited. Don currently resides in Norcross, GA and enjoys taking care of his home, enjoying the outdoors, visiting family and working out.
Serving since 1996
I started working for Invited in 1996 on Hilton Head and was promoted/transferred to several properties in different states over the course of 20 years, serving in various accounting roles, including at Country Club of the South. I was in a Regional position when I left in 2017 to help my husband with his business only to realize how much I missed my friends and colleagues at Invited. I was very happy to return to CCS in April 2019 and essentially pick up where I left off. I reside in Buford with my husband, 2 daughters, 4 cats and the coolest dog on the planet.