The Team



The Team

The CTU Advisors team is comprised of individuals who are passionate about keeping the private club as a sanctuary for families and helping to restore it as the center of social activities within the community it serves. Our goal is to make your club the first choice when your members are considering options for recreation, fitness and dining.

Tom Coburn


Tom Coburn has been employed in the golf industry for over 30 years.  During this time he has had the opportunity to work in each and every department within a club.   A ‘Class A’ PGA Golf Professional, he has been in the role of General Manager or Head Golf Professional at Private and Semi-Private courses for over 16 years.  Tom‘s passion is fully committed to PGA’s aggressive campaign to grow the game of golf.


Heather Paredes

Director of Customer Relations & Marketing

Heather Paredes has more than 20 years of experience in the golf industry. Throughout her career she has had opportunities to work in various capacities for both private and public clubs. She began teaching at a women’s golf school and developed a passion for helping other women fall in love with the game of golf. Heather has served on the board of community organizations as president and vice president for over 9 years and has been the chairman of many committees and events. Her present goal is to help individual clubs thrive and collectively grow the game of golf.


Carroll Unruh

Principal Consultant

Carroll Unruh has over 35 years experience in special events planning and programming.  Carroll has been a key person involved in sales and management in the alcoholic beverage industry. He also has organized and managed several athletic programs and events throughout the state.   Carroll has a strong background in country club management and governance and served on the board of directors for a private country club. He has a strong sense of community and has served on boards and committees in both the public and private sectors.


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Contact Us

P.O. Box 2234
265 Commercial St. SE, Suite 210B
Salem, Oregon 97308
Phone: (541) 936-1705