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TOMMY TRAUSE

Head of Hospitality, Community Marketing and Ecosystem Development

Tommy has been raised in the world of hospitality, specifically in the realm of private clubs. His education is rooted in an education from Cornell University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Management and was cultivated by The Bohemian Club and Bohemian Grove. For the last 15 years, Tommy has crafted a career at ClubCorp, the world leader in private clubs. From General Manager to Regional Vice President, to Director of Reinvention- Tommy last served as the Vice President of Innovation for the company.  He most recently founded The Collective is Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. The Collective is a modern-day social club, complete with climbing wall, campfire circle, hammock garden and full day + night bar.  Tommy was raised in the PNW with a few significant stints in San Diego. He relishes his time in the great outdoors and tries to seize the moment as often as possible- be it climbing, skiing or merely running through the city.