Don Keeble Named President of Pine Lake Board of Directors

Mar 08, 2011, 10:14 ET from Pine Lake Country Club

DETROIT, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Keeble, the CEO of Merchant Analytic Solutions, has been named president of Pine Lake Country Club's nine-member board of directors.

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Keeble succeeds Kevin McAlister, the owner of K Chas Incorporated, as board president.  Keeble formerly was president of Kmart Store Operations, where he managed a team of 225,000 employees and 2,170 retail outlets. Merchant Analytic Solutions is a division of Hilco Trading, Inc.

A resident of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Keeble holds a bachelor's degree from Columbus State University in Columbus, Ga., and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.

Other newly elected officers of Pine Lake Country Club's board include Todd W. Lewis, vice president; Robert J. Williams, Jr., treasurer, and Jeffrey J. Shandler, secretary. Lewis is president and CEO of Johnston Lewis Associates, Inc., while Williams serves as the CEO of Cadillac Products Packaging Company and Shandler is president of Punati Chemical Corporation.

The board also includes Paul E. Brakora, CFO at Plunkett & Cooney; Kevin J. Heinl, a partner at Brooks Kushman P.C.; Matthew W. Mills, owner of Mills Sales Company; Stephen H. Read, president of National Anesthesia Services, and newly elected board member Richard M. Bowman, president of Schmidt-Bowman Company, Inc.

Founded in 1902 as the Automobile Club of Detroit, Pine Lake Country Club's early membership roster included leading Michigan industrialists and political figures such as Roy D. Chapin, Henry Ford, James Couzens, Henry Leland and Ransom Olds.

Today Pine Lake Country Club is one of Michigan's premier golf and family-oriented sports clubs providing its members with a wide variety of award-winning golf, tennis, boating and swimming programs. Its restaurant and fine-dining program, managed by Executive Chef Darnell Richardson, features a 4,500-bottle wine list, one of the finest private-club selections in the Midwest.  

The club's championship 18-hole, par-72 golf course is home to a number of major charitable events and tournaments, including: the Michigan Breast Cancer Coalition's annual golf outing on May 25; Beaumont Hospital's July 11 "A Round for Life" golf and tennis program; the annual Angel's Place Golf Classic and Tennis Tournament on July 18, and the Michigan Roundtable of Diversity's Holy Strokes Golf Outing on July 25.

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SOURCE Pine Lake Country Club