FH Leadership Team

With a combined 100+ years of professional experience and a dedication like none other, the Forest Highlands Leadership Team is here to exceed your expectations.
 
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Forest Highlands Mission Statement

Forest Highlands is the finest golf and family-centric community in the Southwest

It is our mission to maintain this tradition by:

  • Meeting the challenge of change by anticipating and exceeding the expectations of our membership;
  • Supporting the continued professional and personal growth of our employees;
  • Encouraging involvement in and support of our greater Flagstaff community;
  • Continuing our pursuit of excellence on behalf of our members at Forest Highlands.

Meet Our Team

At Forest Highlands Golf Club, our team is dedicated to giving members the best club experience possible. Whether you’re on the links, on the court, or at the dinner table, our staff has you in mind. We work very hard to exceed your expectations at every turn.
Patricia Ashbrook, General Manager / COO

Patricia Ashbrook, General Manager / COO

Patricia was born and raised in Washington State and is the fourth of five children. Upon graduation from high school, she moved to California where she attended the University of Redlands earning a degree in Business Administration and married her high school...

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Bill Abbey, Director of Agronomy

Bill Abbey, Director of Agronomy

Having lived in Arizona for all but four years of his life, Bill is proud to consider himself a native Arizonan. Born in Phoenix, raised in Scottsdale, Tucson, Prescott and Pinetop – Lakeside, Bill has seen and loved nearly all of Arizona. Bill graduated from Blue...

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Mark Thomas, Director of Food & Beverage

Mark Thomas, Director of Food & Beverage

Mark was born and raised in New York State’s Hudson Valley.  He began his hospitality career working for a family friend’s German bakery and restaurant.  He moved on to serving and managing at a variety of restaurants throughout New York State while pursuing his...

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Patrick O’Neill, Chief Financial Officer

Patrick O’Neill, Chief Financial Officer

Patrick was born and raised in Central Illinois.  His childhood was filled with playing multiple sports and spending as much time outside as possible.  He graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a major in Accounting. ...

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Eddie Matney, Executive Chef

Eddie Matney, Executive Chef

One of the biggest personalities in town and affectionately known as “the most colorful chef” in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, Eddie Matney’s approach to New American Cuisine embraces the belief that the “melting pot theory” applies equally well to cooking as to sociology. According to Chef Eddie…

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Jim Barquin, Director of Security

Jim Barquin, Director of Security

Jim is a native Arizonan and was raised in the small mining community of Morenci. After graduating from Morenci High School, Jim attended Arizona State University, where he received a B.S. in Justice Studies. In 1992, Jim and his wife Lisa moved from…

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Nicole Chambers, Director of Racquet Sports

Nicole Chambers, Director of Racquet Sports

Nicole is an Elite Professional with the United States Professional Tennis Association.  Her career has spanned over 28 years in the USA.  Prior to arriving in the US on a full scholarship at Columbus State University, in Columbus Georgia, Nicole was one of the...

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Matt Bailey, Director of Golf

Matt Bailey, Director of Golf

Growing up in Scottsdale, Matt started playing the game of golf at the age of 12.  He started working at Coronado Golf Course picking the practice range after school.  He played four years on the golf team at Coronado High School and continued to play competitively...

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