Club Board Professionals


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Club Board Professionals and Judd Brown Designs Inc./Jefferson Group Architecture Enter Into an Alliance

Club Board Professionals (“CBP”) and Judd Brown Designs Inc. (“JBD”)/Jefferson Group Architecture (“JGA”) form alliance.

Club Board Professionals (“CBP”) and Judd Brown Designs Inc. (“JBD”)/Jefferson Group Architecture (“JGA”) form alliance.


Club Board Professionals (“CBP”) and Judd Brown Designs Inc. (“JBD”)/Jefferson Group Architecture (“JGA”) have entered into a strategic alliance to facilitate private club project planning and financing as part of their facilities Master Planning services.  The firms have a shared belief that outstanding facilities are a key determinant of a club’s success and that long-term financial planning with early consideration of financing options expedites project development, evaluation and approval processes. 

About Club Board Professionals

Club Board Professionals is a strategic financial consulting and training firm.  The Principals, Dave Duval and Joe Abely, assist their clients achieve excellence in three areas: membership satisfaction, financial sustainability and exemplary governance.  The firm offers the following services:

  • Financial Assessments
  • Making Effective Use of Benchmarking Data
  • Long Term Financial Planning
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Membership Satisfaction Reviews
  • Board Orientations & Training
  • Financial Bootcamp Training
  • Best Practice Audits
  • Project Financing Management and Bank Negotiations


Since 1983, Judd Brown Designs (JBD) and sister company, Jefferson Group Architecture (JGA) have been providing Planning, Architectural and Interior Design services to private clubs and restaurants throughout the world.  With a focus on Clubhouse planning, JBD and JGA have engaged more than 250 club clients – both member-owned and “for profit” - to help with facility renovations and ground up buildings all with the intent to enhance and enlarge each member’s experience in enjoying the many benefits each club has to offer.

Combined services of JBD and JGA include:

  • Membership focus groups
  • Master Facility planning
  • Membership presentation
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Procurement
Dave Duval