David Ritz,  moved to Key Largo in 1992 as Community Administrator/President of the Ocean Reef Community Association, a position he continues to hold. This was 3 months before Hurricane Andrew and about a year before the Club members bought the Club. David served as City Manager of Oakland Park, Florida and other city management positions prior to that.

He has 
a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Florida and  graduated from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University. David also serves on the Florida Keys Electric Cooperative Board of Directors and the  Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Board. He also serves our community as President of the Ocean Reef Volunteer Fire Department and the North Key Largo Utility Corporation. In addition, he serves as a board member for numerous political, business, and cultural organizations.