Hacienda Hills - Staff

Judy Garrette Golf Staff Supervisor - Inside

Hometown: Massachusetts

I moved to The Villages in December 2002 from Massachusetts where I have always resided. After three years of playing golf and enjoying The Villages lifestyle, I decided to go back to work. I worked at Target for one year and came to work for GMS in November of 2006 as a Sales Associate for Hacienda Hills. I moved up to a roving Assistant Manager for Hacienda Hills, Orange Blossom, and Tierra Del Sol in September of 2010. An opportunity came up to be Assistant Manager at Hacienda Hills in April 2011 and this is where you can find me Wednesday through Fridays. For relaxation I enjoy golfing, bowling and lounging by my pool with a good book.

Kal Kalieta Golf Staff Supervisor - Inside

Hometown: Bufalo, New York

Kal and his bride Katie are originally from Buffalo, NY. Kal's career had been in Information Technology, overseeing data processing for major Northeast banks. After moving to Florida, he designed and managed communications network for a startup credit card processor for 10 years. For the past 14 years, Kal & Katie owned and operated a Bed & Breakfast in St. Augustine, FL. Kal & Katie live happily in The Villages of St. Charles with their feline children.

Don Johnson Golf Staff Supervisor

Hometown: New Jersey

Hello, my name is Don Johnson - No not the Miami Vice guy. I moved to the Villages in 2004. Before that I had a Domino's Pizza franchise in New Jersey for almost 30 years. We have 4 children in New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas. We also have 8 grandchildren. I worked at Havana on the outside staff for 3 years, but had to go back up north for personnel reasons. Since my return I have been on the inside staff at Hacienda Hills for 4 years and was delighted to become a Hybrid Assistant Manager here.
I'm looking forward to serving the Guests at Hacienda Hills for many years to come.

Jimmy Lee Bozeman Golf Staff Supervisor - Outside

Hometown: Mineral Wells, Texas

I was born in Mineral Wells, TX on December 18, 1951. My wife Renee and I have three children and three grandchildren. My profession was in construction just about all of my life. For the last five years before retirement, Renee and I were involved in mission work with YWAM (Youth With A Mission), traveling around the country, as well as Guatemala and Kazakhstan, constructing Aquaponics systems (a self-sustainable system that grows plants in water with fish).
I love playing golf, baseball and most sports; and Renee and I are certainly enjoying the Villages lifestyle.

Curt Law Golf Staff Supervisor - Outside

Hometown: Kettering, Ohio

Curt and his dance & golf partner, Ronna, live in the Village of Lynn Haven. They moved from Kettering, Ohio in August 2004. They celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, this past April. In addition to playing golf, both enjoy ball dancing. Curt and Ronna have two daughters (Debbie and Donna), one son (Matt), four granddaughters and one grandson. Curt retired from Bridgestone/Firestone with 38 years of service in various managerial positions and worked as a starter at Hacienda Hills the past four years.

Judy Davis Facility Inventory Coordinator

Hometown: Somewhere in Maine

Judy Davis moved to The Villages in the fall of 2010 from Maine where she had always resided. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in Elementary Education. Her jobs and careers spanned many areas from restaurant/catering business management and owner, retail sales, home based travel agent, and Educational Technician in kindergarten and first grades. She has two children and four grandchildren that all still live in Maine. Her daughter Jennifer, is a junior at the University of So. Maine in Portland. Her son Ryan, is a grounds keeper at the Black Point Country Club in Scarboro, Maine. She has many varied interests including cooking, gardening, water painting, arts and crafts, traveling, playing pickleball, and learning to play golf. Judy is very happy with her move to Florida and The Villages. She has acclimated herself to the beautiful environment and friendly people. She does not miss Maine winters!!

Brian Foster Tournament Liaison

Hometown: Lancashire, England

Originally from Lancashire, England I attended Bolton College and in two years attained my Salesmanship Diploma. I then became a member of the Lancashire Police in 1967. I then joined the Bermuda Police Department in 1971. In 1981 I left the Police to take employment as General Manager of a Retail Clothing Company in Bermuda. I became self-employed for three years and was asked to manage the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association with the mandate of preparing the Club for the first Bermuda Open Squash Tournament, which was achieved and opened by the World No 1 squash player Jahangir Khan. After completing my two year contract I took a position with Bermuda’s largest private Electrical Contracting Company, Universal Electric, as an Assistant General Manager. In 1996 I took a position as a personal assistant to Reginald Grundy, an Australian businessman. In 2002 I left Mr. Grundy and started my own Property Management Business. I sold this Company in 2004 and retired. My wife and I traveled the World for several years and purchased a property in Virginia which we renovated and spent 4 months a year there. In 2013 we received our Green Cards and became full time residents of Virginia. After three winters and having spent some winter time in Florida we decided to move to The Villages where we now call home.





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