Meet Our Team

Meet the people dedicated to making your Kirkbrae experience an eventful one.

Mike Bradshaw, general manager and director of golf for Kirkbrae Country club in Lincoln Rhode Island Mike Bradshaw, PGA COO/Director of Golf Mike has been part of the Kirkbrae team since 1998, starting as an assistant golf professional before serving as the club’s Head Golf Professional for 15 seasons from 2006-2020 and then transitioning to COO/Director of Golf in 2021. He has been the recipient of numerous New England PGA and RIPGA awards and currently serves as the President of the New England PGA. His dedication to continually bettering the experience of the club’s members and guests is shared by the entire Kirkbrae team. pgapro@kirkbrae.com
Assistant Manager Kirkbrae country club Jessica Smart oversees weddings, events, and membership sales Jessica Smart Assistant Manager Jessica has been part of the Kirkbrae family since 2002, starting as a banquet server & events captain. Over the course of her 20 years at Kirkbrae, Jessica has been part of event sales & operations and has transitioned as primary contact for membership inquiries & events while overseeing the day-to-day operations of event sales, staffing, customer relations, and weddings. jessica@kirkbrae.com
Wedding and Event sales manager at Kirkbrae country club Sara Paesano is your point of contact for booking weddings and events Sara Paesano Wedding & Event Sales Manager Beginning in March of 2014, Sara began as a member dining room hostess and banquet server/events captain. She then transitioned her role into the sales team as an administrative assistant where she interned and then graduated from Johnson & Wales University in 2018. Having graduated with two bachelors and her MBA, Sara was then promoted to a Wedding & Event Sales Manager. sara@kirkbrae.com
Wedding and Event sales manager at Kirkbrae country club Tiffany Marsocci can book your dream wedding spot Tiffany Marsocci Wedding & Event Sales Manager Tiffany has been with Kirkbrae since 2009 planning hundreds of weddings and special events. She graduated from Fairfield University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in international business then from Johnson & Wales in 2008 with her MBA in hospitality & event leadership. She has been recognized by RI Monthly Best of RI and Newport Wedding Magazine as best wedding planner in RI. tiffany@kirkbrae.com
Event sales Manager Kirkbrae country club Sydney Blais Sydney Blais Wedding & Event Sales Manager Sydney has been a part of the Kirkbrae team since 2018 when starting as an intern in the event sales office. She then transitioned her role into an event coordinator in 2020 and since then has found her place in event sales office. Sydney graduated from Southern New Hampshire University in 2019 with a Bachelors in Culinary Management. sydney@kirkbrae.com
Executive chef of Kirkbrae Country Club is Nick Bray Nick Bray Executive Chef Nick began his Kirkbrae career in 2001 as a prep cook for weddings & special events until 2014 when he was promoted to Executive Chef at Kirkbrae. Nick has a passion for producing our reputable cuisine in large quantities. He and his team work effortlessly to provide exceptional plates for our event clients.
Head of member dining, chef Dileccio Olivo Dileccio Olivo Member Dining Chef Dileccio Olivo has been with Kirkbrae since 2015. His passion for providing our membership & clients with a first-class dining experience is front and center on a daily basis. He and his staff are instrumental in the development of the menus not only for daily dining in the member dining room, but also special events & holidays at the club.
Head golf pro headshot Jason Howard Kirkbrae Country Club Jason Howard, PGA Head Golf Professional Jason has been with Kirkbrae since 2021 as the Head Golf Professional. Previously, he was a Director of Golf in the Philadelphia section. Jason and his team oversee the golf operation for the club including outings, tournaments, and daily play. Jason brings a particular passion for merchandising, member services, and teaching golfers of all abilities to deepen their love for the game. He brings over 14 years of professional experience to his current role. jason@kirkbrae.com
Bar and Beverage manager for all events at Kirkbrae Country Club Brianna Izzo Beverage Manager In May of 2021, Brianna began with Kirkbrae as a bartender and quickly transitioned her role into beverage manager in the summer of that year. Brianna has worked within the hospitality industry for over 20 years and her dedication has been driven with her passion for leaving guests with a memorable experience. While ensuring our guests and membership receive exceptional service and creative cocktails, Brianna also presents herself behind the bar during special events brianna@kirkbrae.com
Event Operations Manager overseeing all events like weddings, birthday parties, bridal showers, baby showers, corporate events, and luncheons Brian Marcoccio Event Operations Manager Brian started his journey with Kirkbrae in the spring of 2013 as a member of the event service staff. In 2016, he was promoted to event captain overseeing the execution of numerous events such as weddings, corporate meetings and bridal showers. Then in the summer of 2021, Brian transitioned his role into the events operations manager where he is the primary contact between the sales, culinary, and event service team ensuring a quality experience for our guests. brian@kirkbrae.com