Golf News for Tuesday, September 2, 2008 | People

Dan Scavino promoted to Executive VP of Trump National Golf Club

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- Dan Scavino, General Manager of Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York has been promoted by Donald J. Trump, to Executive Vice President and General Manager of his New York based golf club, due to the overwhelming success the club has accomplished under his leadership.

Scavino graduated from Plattsburgh State University in 1998 and has worked for Coca-Cola, where he had three promotions in four years, and in the pharmaceutical industry, with Galderma Labs. But he always wanted to return to a career path in golf, so in the winter of 2004 Scavino joined the Trump Organization and has held various positions at Trump National, Westchester, including his most recent promotion of Executive Vice President and General Manager of Trump National.

Scavino has received numerous corporate and community awards, including a Citation of Merit from the New York State Senate for outstanding citizenship, and was recognized for helping former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina with an AmeriCares golf outing at Trump National. Scavino has worked very closely with charities and organizations over the years, such as; The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, Alonzo Mourning Charities, The Eric Trump Foundation, Easter Seals, American Cancer Society, and countless others.

Scavino is a member of the Club Managers Association of America, along with the Metropolitan Club Managers Association. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Plattsburgh State University College Foundation. Scavino lives in Hopewell Junction, N.Y., with his wife Jennifer, employed at Eli Lilly & Company, sons Ethan and Justin, and two Portuguese Water dogs, Duncan and Emma. One of his most memorable moments was meeting Pope John Paul II in Denver, in 1993, and again in New York in 1995.

Trump National Golf Club, Westchester, is one of six golf properties owned by Donald J. Trump and managed by Trump Golf Properties, LLC. Trump Golf properties include:

* Trump National Golf Club in Westchester, New York
* Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey
* Trump National Golf Club, LA, California
* Trump International Golf Club, Palm Beach County, Florida
* Trump International Golf Club, Puerto Rico
* Trump International Golf Club on the Island of Canouan in the Grenadines