Burt Ussery • General Manager
Burt joined Reflection Ridge as the General Manager in August of 2015. Although he has enjoyed the game of golf for many years, his career path has been a road through 21 years serving in the military, retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps as a Captain, then spending 20 years with a medical device company serving as Vice President of both Human Resources and Field Service Operations. The transition to the golf industry has been a very rewarding experience and has provided him the opportunity to work with a truly professional staff and incredible membership. His focus for Reflection Ridge is first and foremost on creating an environment where our members, and staff alike, find The Ridge the very best golf club to play, and work for, in Wichita.
Kurt Gibson • PGA Golf Professional
Golf has always been a part of Kurt’s life, beginning at the age of nine while picking the range at the old Garden City Country Club in Garden City, Kansas. After graduation he attended Wichita State University receiving his B.A. while playing golf for the Shockers, earning all-conference honors his senior year. In May of 1988, he began his professional career as an assistant golf professional at Terradyne CC in Andover, Kansas. Following Terradyne, he accepted an assistant position at Wayzata CC in Wayzata, Minnesota, then in 1991 found his home here at Reflection Ridge. Kurt was elected to membership in the PGA of America in 1982, has served as the Vice President and President of the Assistants’ Association, and continues to be an active member of the South Central Section, PGA.
Riley Seitz • Assistant Golf Professional
Riley Seitz grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 2008. He went on to attend Dodge City Community College for two years before earning his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Newman University. Riley played on both golf programs while obtaining his degree. In 2013, Riley took the 2nd Assistant’s job here at Reflection Ridge. Riley is currently the 1st Assistant and a PGA level 3 Apprentice, and will be receiving his Class A status soon. Riley is married to his wife Abby, and while away from work he enjoys spending his time with family, competing in South Central Section PGA events, hunting, fishing, and following sports.
Bryan Adelhardt • Golf Course Superintendent
Bryan is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Golf Course Management. Bryan is a member of GCSAA, KTF and KGCSA. He has worked on golf courses for 8 years. Courses he has worked at include Colbert Hills, Wichita Country Club, and Flint Hills National. He has been an assistant superintendent at Flint Hills National Golf Club for the past 5 years. He has been looking for the next step in his career and is happy to have that opportunity at Reflection Ridge Golf Club. He is happily married to his wife Chasity and they live in Derby.
Paul Guerrero • Food & Beverage Manager and Executive Chef
Born and raised in Wichita, Chef Paul has been in the restaurant industry for over 20 years, spending 10 of those as an executive chef. Last year, he was certified as a level one Sommelier to add to his resume. He has worked for companies like The Radisson, Darden, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill and Ya Ya’s. He is the current ‘Celebrity and Chef Cookoff’ Champion and is planning on defending his title in June of 2017. He has also won best in taste at The Wine Open for Cystic Fibrosis as well as other local Chef Competitions.
Kim Gibson • Business Manager