Meet the Team at The Cliffs
Rob Duckett

Rob Duckett


Mr. Duckett oversees Cliffs Clubs, Cliffs Land, and Cliffs Realty entities and operations on a day-to-day basis.

Rob has over 30 years of experience working in the hospitality management industry, 23 of which has been in private club management. He joins The Cliffs after 16 years with Discovery Land Company, most recently serving as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club in Cashiers, NC. In addition to his work at Mountaintop, Rob held various senior management roles at other Discovery Land communities including Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club in the Bahamas, Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana, and Chileno Bay Golf and Beach Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Rob was raised with his four brothers and sisters in Crown Point, Indiana. He currently resides in Seneca, SC with his wife Ann, two children, and their Goldendoodle. Rob enjoys playing golf and pickleball, ocean fishing, and reading every day.

Chris Calloway

Chris Calloway

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Calloway is responsible for the oversight and management of development and operations at The Cliffs.

Before joining The Cliffs, Chris held a director position with Heritage Golf Group, a boutique owner and operator of private and daily-fee golf clubs throughout the Southeast. His focus encompassed the operations, development, and project management across all owned properties. Prior to his position with Heritage Golf Group, Chris was President of CCG, Inc., a franchise group that developed, owned, and operated 14 Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in Northeast Florida. Under Chris’ leadership, CCG, Inc. was recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as the “Fastest Growing Private Company” in Jacksonville and won the “Top Franchisee” award from Five Guys corporate based on sales and customer service metrics. Chris was also recognized by Jacksonville Business Journal as a “Top 40 under 40” young professional.

Chris received a bachelor’s degree in economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and three daughters.

Portrait of Richard Hubble

Richard Hubble

Vice President of Real Estate Development

Richard manages the design and construction of amenities, homesites, roads, utilities and other infrastructure across The Cliffs’ seven communities, in addition to serving on the boards of several of The Cliffs’ Property Owner Associations and Architectural Review Board committees. He has worked from coast to coast and brings over 40 years of experience in high-end commercial development and construction to The Cliffs.

Richard is inspired by those who do good when no one is looking. A true family man, Richard and his wife of 40+ years have two sons and two beautiful granddaughters who live just across the street from him.

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Amy Anderson

Vice President of Marketing

A marketing veteran with 18 years of industry experience, Amy’s focus as Vice President of Marketing is the strategy and execution of marketing strategies for corporate, real estate development, club membership, golf and weddings by identifying the best marketing programs to achieve lead generation goals and drive sales for all The Cliffs’ business objectives. A native South Carolinian, Amy has returned to her roots after more than a decade with Timbers Resorts in Colorado, where she served as Chief Marketing Officer.

Amy is a passionate photographer and horseback rider. She is inspired most by her twin four-year-old girls and their ability to laugh at anything and find joy in everything. Amy loves The Cliffs because of the indescribable beauty of this place.

dixie norris director of human resources at the cliffs travelers rest sc

Dixie Norris

Vice President of Human Resources

Dixie Norris is responsible for overseeing Human Resources for the more than 1,200 associates of South Street Partners’ employee base. Her experience includes Human Resource management across multiple industries with a focus on hospitality. Dixie served as Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ Regional Human Resources Director across six states, as well as International Human Resources Director for Kiawah Partners, serving the US, St. Kitts, and Ireland. In addition, she owned and operated Lowcountry Human Resources Consulting, LLC.

Dixie graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, and holds various Human Resources certifications. She is proud to serve on the Board of Directors of Palmetto Goodwill and is a member of the Seasonal Employer Alliance. Dixie resides in Charleston, SC.

pat shedler vice president of information technology at the cliffs in travelers rest sc

Pat Shedler

Vice President of Information Technology

As the VP of Information Technology, Pat oversees the technology needs for all South Street Partner entities. While attending college, Pat was hired by Abacus 21, a Buffalo based hospitality software developer. After working in the roles of customer service technician, onsite installer, trainer, and software developer; he left to work for Club Resort Solutions as a consultant. When offered the opportunity to relocate to the Charleston area and work exclusively for Kiawah Partners and Colleton River Plantation, he jumped at the opportunity. During his time at Kiawah Partners, Pat has overseen the IT Departments on Kiawah Island, Doonbeg Golf Club in Ireland, Christophe Harbour in St Kitts, and now The Cliffs.

Pat is a graduate of State University of New York – Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, and a minor in Computer Science. He currently resides in Summerville, SC with his wife and son. Pat is also a devoted member of the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic where he sits on the Board of Directors.

Portrait of Kevin Patterson

Kevin Patterson

Corporate Controller

A member of The Cliffs team since 2015, Kevin serves as the Corporate Controller and oversees the accounting and finance function for both The Cliffs Clubs and Cliffs Land Partners. Most recently, Kevin served as Audit Manager at Grant Thornton LLP and Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant in South Carolina and is active in the American Institute of CPAs and Hospitality Financial Technology Professionals (HFTP).

Kevin is a graduate of Clemson University and resides in nearby Easley, SC with his wife and two children. What Kevin loves most about The Cliffs is the three diverse regions and seven unique communities that keep The Cliffs the premier luxury golf destination in the Southeast.

Lauren Buckland

Lauren Buckland

Director of Sales

Lauren manages the day to day operations for Cliffs Realty in our mountain and lake regions, which includes working with our Sales Teams to create memorable experiences for our future Members and Property Owners, inventory strategy and management as well as processing and tracking sales trends. Lauren graduated from Clemson University in 2008 with a BA in Communication Studies and began her career at The Cliffs following graduation as a member of the resale listing team.

Lauren lives in her hometown of Spartanburg and when she’s not at work, is most likely spending time with her two young children. She believes the best thing about The Cliffs is the people: members, property owners and staff.

jessica trainer membership director at the cliffs private communities

Jessica Trainer

Membership Director

Jessica has been a member of The Cliffs team since 2010 and began working in the Membership Department in 2013. Now, as the Membership Director, Jessica is responsible for overseeing the corporate membership department, which includes assisting prospects, members, and staff with membership and policy awareness. She is dedicated to helping enhance the member experience in any way she can.

Jessica lives in Spartanburg, SC with her husband, two children, and four fur babies. She believes the best things about The Cliffs are the members, staff, and the future of possibilities that are still to come under the leadership and vision of South Street Partners and Rob Duckett.

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