(PRESS RELEASE)_Port St. Lucie, Florida – Tesoro Club, a 1,490-acre private club community located on Florida’s Treasure Coast, recently announced Ricardo Falero, CCM, has become the Club’s new General Manager. Rick will oversee all aspects of Tesoro Club’s daily operations.
Rick is a South Florida native with 20 years of senior-level hospitality experience. He graduated cum laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and achieved his Certified Club Manager designation in 2017. Rick’s primary responsibility at Tesoro Club will be ensuring an exceptional Member experience.
“We are pleased to have Rick join the Tesoro Club family,” says Tim Jones the managing partner of Tesoro Club’s ownership team. “This season alone we reopened the Palmer championship golf course, Swim and Racquet Club, new pickleball courts and two dining venues. Our Membership will be the true beneficiary of Rick’s great experience. He is innovative with a hands on management style and loves the job, particularly his interaction with the members.”
Prior to joining the Tesoro Club team, Rick served as the Assistant General Manager at Sailfish Point in Stuart, Florida. During his tenure, Rick implemented new food and beverage operations that significantly increased Club revenue. He also created and managed numerous construction projects, including four pickleball courts, a valet operations center, and other facility improvements.
Rick also spent almost 16 years as Assistant General Manager at The Club at Admirals Cove in Jupiter, Florida. During his tenure, Rick was directly responsible for daily operations and maintenance of two Clubhouses for a $36M private equity yacht and country club listed as a “top 100” club of the world.” Rick successfully created a retail wine program with annual sales of $800k and managed multiple construction projects, including new restaurants, Marina, pro shop, and Clubhouse renovations. Rick’s past experience also includes food and beverage operations at Boca West Country Club, which consistently ranked amongst the top clubs in the world.
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