Tom Hoch Design Names Rhiannon Winkelman Marketing Coordinator

  • Tom Hoch Design
  • 11.02.09
Tom Hoch Design, the club design-build firm with 45-plus years of creating award-winning, revenue-enhancing spaces worldwide, announced that Rhiannon (Rhia) Winkelman has been named marketing coordinator.

Winkelman will oversee the creation, implementation and maintenance of a strategic marketing program that will further position Tom Hoch Design as a category leader in the design-build arena. Tapping her experience in a wide-variety of communications disciplines, Winkelman will coordinate the firm's branding and messaging across a diverse range of marketing channels. She will also play an integral role on Tom Hoch Design's business development team, assisting with project sourcing, acquisition, project management and client relations.

"The addition of Rhia to our team further positions Tom Hoch Design for both domestic and international growth in a variety of sectors," said Tom Hoch, president of Tom Hoch Design. "Her energy, experience, creativity and credentials are great fits with our company's goals, objectives and brand promise."

Before joining Tom Hoch Design, Winkelman worked as a feature writer, photographer and advertising designer at the Perry Daily Journal in Perry, Okla. She holds a B.A.. in advertising with a minor in graphic design and psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma.

"Tom Hoch Design is a trusted and admired name in interior design, architecture and building, and I am excited to be a part of the firm's marketing team and progressive growth platform," said Winkelman.

In the golf, resort and hotel industries, Tom Hoch Design is retained by leading brands such as The Ritz-Carlton Club,  Marriott, Honours Golf, Landmark Land Company and Southworth Development to design and/or create amenities and revenue centers that complement exterior architecture and are fully integrated into the site's masterplan.

Recent U.S. and internationally based projects include: The Members' Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota (Florida); Farm Links Golf Club (Alabama); Renaissance Golf Club (Massachusetts); TPC Valencia (California); and the Tulsa Country Club (Oklahoma); several projects with Troon Golf; Apes Hill Club (Barbados); The Abaco Club (Bahamas); and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain (Arizona).

Unique to the club industry, the Tom Hoch team possesses top-of-the-line talent and expertise necessary to conceive, program, design, detail, budget and outfit a club in a successful manner. These comprehensive services enable Tom Hoch Design's clientele to have access to a seamlessly integrated design and build process that fulfills design visions and meets budgets.

Founded in 1963 in Oklahoma City by Tom (senior) and Joanne Hoch, Tom Hoch Design is a design-build firm specializing in club, resort, hotel, restaurant and recreational spaces, and a recognized worldwide leader for delivering exceptional results on schedule and within budget.  It has created many of the most memorable, engaging and functional spaces in the golf, hospitality and leisure industries, including award-winning, revenue-bolstering projects for leading luxury brands. 

Tom Hoch Design has revolutionized the category via its revenue-based design model, a space planning, sizing and mapping process for retail-driven spaces such as golf shops and food and beverage operations.  The revenue-based design model can be applied to new construction, and is particularly effective with cost-sensitive remodeling projects.  It is scalable and can be utilized with any size space in a wide variety of industries (golf, restaurant, hotel, spa, recreational clubs and more).

Superior views, balanced site lines, privacy, energy, operational efficiency with optimal staffing, exceptional luxury and increased profits are central to Tom Hoch Design's delivery of a signature, custom interior space that is the lifestyle centerpiece of clubs and communities.  These inviting, comfortable and stunning gathering places are powerful marketing tools for owners, developers, membership directors and real estate agents. Styles range from classic and neo-classic to contemporary and progressive.

Contracted design work is completed onsite in Tom Hoch Design's 30,000 square-foot studio, a unique position in the category that leads to increased efficiencies and overall quality. An American Craftsman operation, projects are designed and built by highly skilled artisans, carpenters and designers, and installed by an in-house team with minimal outsourcing.  Tom Hoch Design employs green building techniques and practices to deliver spaces and products which are environmentally sensitive.

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