Mr. Ferris is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received a B.S. in Environmental Science. Prior to joining The Pines in September of 2019, Mr. Ferris worked as the Assistant Clubhouse Manager at the Gaston Country Club, for five years, as the Dining Room Manager at the High Hampton Inn and County Club for a year and a half and as the Assistant Clubhouse Manager at The Chattooga Club for a year and a half. As the Food and Beverage Manager at The Pines, Mr. Ferris reports directly to the Director of Culinary and Dining Services and serves as the Assistant Director of Culinary and Dining Services. On a day-to-day basis Mr. Ferris is responsible for the general operation of all Independent Living front of the house operations. Mr. Ferris has an extensive knowledge of wine having trained for two years with a certified Sommelier. In addition, Mr. Ferris has been an active member of the Club Management Association of America for five years. Mr. Ferris lives in North Charlotte with his wife and enjoys hiking and outdoor activities.