Wheeling Country Club Announces Rich Conwell as New General Manager
WHEELING – Wheeling Country Club announced Friday the hiring of Rich Conwell as the country club’s General Manager and PGA Golf Professional. Conwell will oversee all aspects of the club’s operations including golf, golf outings and tournaments, tennis, dining and events including weddings and meetings. He will focus on creating legendary experiences for the club’s 250 families.
“I am so excited that my all-encompassing career training has prepared me to lead Wheeling Country Club into a very bright future,” said Conwell. “Personally, it is a great opportunity to do what I love to do close to home and to continue the new era of the club that has undergone so many recent improvements.”
Conwell joins Wheeling Country Club from the Shorewood Country Club, where he served in the role of PGA Golf Professional since 2017. While at Shorewood, Conwell was awarded the PGA Specialty Certification in General Management, one of roughly 9,000 PGA Professionals to accomplish this.
Prior to joining Shorewood, Conwell served as General Manager for the Uniontown Country Club and spent numerous years as a PGA Professional for Quicksilver Country Club before its sale in 2007.
“Rich not only brings a great amount of expertise and a strong track record of success, equally important, he has a fantastic personality, demeanor and work ethic that will be a great fit here at the club and in the community,” said Eric Mauck, Wheeling Country Club CEO. “He understands the importance and legacy of the country club as well as how to deliver a top-notch hospitality experience.”
Conwell was born and raised in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Peters Township High School, Rich received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Rich and his wife Kim, a dental hygienist, have two children, Caitlin a speech pathology graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh; and Drew, a senior at Upper St. Clair High School, in Pittsburgh.