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Cincinnati, Ohio
455 Delta Avenue, Suite 300
Cincinnati, OH 45226
T 800.448.1475
F 513.321.2780
Austin, Texas
1717 West 6th Suite 290
Austin, TX 78703
T 800.448.1475
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The Leading Provider of Private Club Websites, 10 Years and Counting

For over 10 years Clubessential has provided web-based software solutions to the private club industry, blending technology, innovation, industry expertise, and interactive design to help clients improve online member communications; driving more traffic to their websites, and ultimately more foot-traffic to club events.

This dedication to helping clients succeed has helped us attract the business of over 40% of the clubs ranked best in the nation on the Platinum Clubs® of America 2014 list.

In spite of the success we've achieved, we refuse to rest on our laurels. Instead, we remain focused, day-in and day-out, on helping our clients maximize the ROI of their websites.


  • Dr. William Ivers, SrDr. William Ivers, SrChief Executive Officer
    • For over 30 years Dr. Ivers has stood at the forefront of technological advancements in the software industry. Having founded several companies, one of which became an Inc. 500 software marketing firm—it's no surprise countless industry organizations seek out Dr. Ivers for speaking engagements and editorial opportunities.

      At Clubessential, Dr. Ivers leads by example, day-in and day-out.  He understands our resume as the industry leader is something to be proud of, but more importantly he understands we are nothing without our clients. Therefore he maintains a relentless focus on improving the service and technology we provide our clients, and has instilled that same focus into each Clubessential employee.

      Simply put: Dr. Ivers personifies the mission and core values we follow on a daily basis at Clubessential.

      Dr. Ivers earned a bachelor’s degree in Combined Sciences from Yale University, a Ph.D. in Applied Oceanography from the Scripps Institution, and an OPM Business Management degree from Harvard University.

  • Bill Ivers, JrBill Ivers, jrPresident
    • Drawing on over ten years of product development and general management experience, Bill Ivers has the knowledge, insights and industry expertise to keep Clubessential positioned as the category leader in our industry.

      During his tenure as Executive Vice President, Bill has forged strong partnerships with industry education associations, such as the PCMA, CMAA and NCA. As a result, our clients see us as more than just a technology partner, but also as an industry "best practice" think tank.

      Prior to joining Clubessential, Bill worked as a project manager, system architect and senior developer for some of the industry’s top consulting firms, while developing interactive solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

      Bill holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Colgate University.

  • Tom IversTom IversChief Information Officer
    • Tom Ivers stands at the intersection of technology and business, applying over a decade's worth of development experience and business know-how, to continually enhance Clubessential's technology, and deliver new solutions to the private club market.

      On a daily basis, Tom leads a team of in-house developers that bring to life ideas and innovations—all integrated into one cohesive network of solutions.

      Prior to joining Clubessential in 2002, Tom worked for, developing software—and essentially laying the groundwork for future Clubessential solutions. He then moved on to work at a variety of companies in a technical capacity, including:; Cadre Computer Resources; Zentropy Partners; and Bruno, Mack & Barclay.

  • Karen KaplanKaren KaplanDirector of Client Services
    • Karen Kaplan built relationships with prospects and clients through marketing and customer service for more than 30 years, in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments.

      She has held marketing and communications positions at companies such as The Gap, NCR, Software Clearing House and Cahner's Publishing in addition to owning her own business for 10 years.

      Since 2007 she has been Director of Client Services at Clubessential managing client support, project management, product installations and client training.

  • Cory DixCory DixDirector of Digital marketing Agency
    • Experienced professional in Digital Marketing accountable for the ‘big idea’, execution, and management of agency services to market-specific clients to strengthen brands, drive business goals and delight users.

      Over fourteen years of experience in delivering digital marketing in the hospitality and destination industry providing art direction & thought leadership for brands including Marriott, The Ritz Carlton, Waldorf Astoria, Trump Golf, Renaissance Hotels, Toll Brothers, TPC, WCI, Four Seasons and hundreds of the world’s most prestigious golf, yacht, city, athletic and country clubs, resorts and hotels.

      Cory's ongoing success at Clubessential has led him to be recognized as an award winning industry leader on the creative front bringing fresh perspectives to web and mobile design methodologies, and best practices in both design and usability.

      Cory effectively embodies and personifies the creative purpose of our digital marketing services.