Founder and President,The Robson Companies, Inc.
A leader in the Tulsa area home building and development industries for over 25 years, Joe is the Founder and President of The Robson Companies, Inc., developers of Forest Ridge. In 1989, Forest Ridge Golf Club opened as the centerpiece to the 1000-acre Forest Ridge Master Planned Community.
Joe has long been a driving force in both local and national home builder associations. Joe was inducted as Chairman of the Washington D.C. based National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in January 2009. His five-year commitment began in 2005 and was elected in 2006 as the Vice President/Secretary of NAHB.
On the state level, Joe has served on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma State Builders Association since 1990 and was President in 1993. He was honored as 1994 Oklahoma Builder of the Year and 1992 Tulsa Home Builder of the Year. Joe also has served as President of the Tulsa Home Builders Association for two terms, 1991 and 1992.
Just a few of Joe’s numerous leadership positions include Chairman and Director of the National Center for Housing and Environment; Board of Directors of Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce; Member of the Oklahoma Judicial Nominating Committee; Chairman, Vice Chairman and Advisory Board Member of the Salvation Army; Leadership Tulsa Alumni; Chairman and Board of Directors Member, Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce; Board of Directors Member Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka; and Chairman, Board of Directors of RCB Bank.
Vice President of Development, The Robson Companies, Inc.
Davis is the Vice President of Development and started with The Robson Companies in January of 2016. His duties include the planning and developing the infrastructure of Forest Ridge. Davis shadowed the “Grandfather”, Doug Shrout, for a few months before Doug’s retirement in June of 2016 when Davis took over in development. He states he learned more in those 6 months with Doug then he did in 4 years of college. Davis recruits new builders and oversees the development of raw land into finished homesites.
He began in the industry many years back following his dad around the project. He began his own remodeling business in 2013 with the purpose of flipping houses. At that time he joined the Home Builders Association (HBA) as a remodeler and this membership provided necessary connections within the industry.
Davis is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Management. He fits right in as a Cowboys fan and loves to say Go Pokes!
Controller, The Robson Companies, Inc.
Sarah is the Controller for The Robson Companies, Forest Ridge Golf Club and Forest Ridge HOA. She began in July 2017.
She attended The University of Tulsa and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Prior to Forest Ridge, she was Chief Financial Officer and Controller for Murphy Energy Corporation and Affiliates in Tulsa. Sarah has extensive experience in accounting and Commercial Real Estate Management.
Sarah grew up in Jenks, OK and has two sons. She enjoys supporting the University of Tulsa Alumni Association.
Her quick witty personality fits right in with the rest of the staff.
Forest Ridge Golf Course Superintendent
John has been the Golf Course Superintendent since the inception of Forest Ridge in 1988. John’s career includes positions at Quail Creek in Oklahoma City, and eight years as Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Southern Hills Country Club.
John began working at Forest Ridge to oversee the growth of the golf course. He is responsible for the set up and maintenance of the golf course.
John is the type of guy you just can’t help but like, and he has done a great job with the care of our course for all of these years.
John and his wife, Kathleen, have three children and they reside in Forest Ridge.
Forest Ridge Golf Club General Manager
Lance joined Forest Ridge as Head Golf Professional in early 2006. He began as a golf professional in 1989. Lance came to Forest Ridge after serving the last five years as General Manager and Head Professional at Clary Fields Golf Club. Prior to opening Clary Fields in 2000, Lance was the Head Professional at Stewart Peninsula Golf Course in Texas. Lance began his career in golf as an Assistant Professional at Forest Ridge shortly after the golf course opened in 1989.
When seeking a new Golf Professional in our restructuring effort in 2006, Lance was one of few who did not apply. After timeless recruitment efforts, Lance was pursued to Forest Ridge for his people skills and customer service detail. You might catch him loading a bag, loading inventory onto a shelf or helping you at the counter.
Under Lance’s leadership, Forest Ridge Golf Club has added a variety of golf program selections while enhancing the strengths for which the course has always been known.
Lance is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Café Savannah’s and Forest Ridge Golf Club, managing the Golf Shop, coordinating tournaments and outings at the course.
Lance resides in Forest Ridge with his wife and he has two daughters.
Head Golf Professional
J.J. Belcoff joined the Forest Ridge Golf Club staff in September 2011 and is the Head Golf Professional. Previously, he worked at The Greens Country Club in Oklahoma City, and before that spent six years at Fairfax Golf Club in Edmond, OK. JJ is a Class A Head Golf Professional.