meet the staff
Andrew D. Moore, Clubhouse Manager
Andrew comes to Forest Hill Field Club with over 18 years of experience in the club business. He spent the last 16 years working at Canoe Brook Country Club, in Summit where he oversaw all the Food and Beverage Operations. He brings his experience in improving club operations that emphasizes Member satisfaction. Andrew looks forward to enhancing the overall club experience, focusing on Member dining services and club events. He believes that training the staff is a never-ending process, and is excited about working with the service staff and creating the “Wow Factor” for the Membership and their guests.
Gus O. Nations, III, Executive Chef
Chef Nations’ Culinary adventure began in his early teens and became a passion and then a profession. Upon graduating the Culinary Institute of America, Chef returned to St. Louis with the Omni Hotel organization. 9 years and three states later Gus was transferred to the Big Apple. His next position was with the Morton’s Restaurant Group where he settled in as Executive Chef for their Mid-Town location. He later took over in the financial district location and became responsible for new store openings, training and consistency issues around the country and overseas. He later joined Crystal Springs Resort as Corporate Chef / Food and Beverage Director. Following his stint at Crystal Springs, Chef Gus took over the Banquet Chef position at Tavern on the Green in Central Park. Then the busiest freestanding restaurant in the country. Chef Nations took an eleven-year hiatus from professional kitchens (although never giving up his passion for cooking) and worked in food sales with Sysco Food Services. During this time, he co-founded a catering and restaurant incubator in Bergen county. Outside of the kitchen Chef Gus enjoys spending time raising his son and daughter, as well as nurturing his marriage of, now, 28 years.
Stephanie Gamba, Accountant
Stephanie is a New Jersey native and has been in the hospitality industry for 15 years, with experience in most aspects. She graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2005 with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, concentrating in Hotels and Tourism. It was not until the end of her junior year that she discovered her interest in accounting, completing her internship in the accounting department of a conference center. Stephanie is recently married and lives with her husband, Matt, in Union, NJ. In her free time, she is a photographer and an avid reader.
Kristopher Jones, Director of Membership and Communications
Kristopher, a local Montclair State Alumni, comes to Forest Hill with a
background in Professional Baseball. Only a few months after graduating college, he started his sports career with the New York Met's, Single-A affiliate team, the Brooklyn Cyclones. Soon there after, he progressed to the New Jersey Jackals where he was later named the Assistant General Manager. He is a local man, born and raised in Verona, NJ. Not only did he attend and graduate from MSU with a degree in Business Administration: Sports, Events, and Tourism Marketing, but he was also a 4-year collegiate golfer and Vice President of the University's NCCGA Golf Team. Off the course and out of the office, Kris enjoys living the "Fit Life Style" as he was an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer back in 2014. Between his passion for golf and fitness, he has found a center ground in which he just loves to help others that he hopes to carry over to Forest Hill.