Welcome to Bayside!
As you drive through the picturesque entrance into the community, you’ll be greeted by a beautiful Welcome Center. The Welcome Center serves homeowners, members, visitors, and future homeowners of Bayside with information on homeownership opportunities within the community, general community information, upcoming events for Bayside members, and membership information. The Welcome Center is open every day from 9 am – 5 pm.
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Meet the Welcome Center Staff:
Jeff Evans, Director of Marketing – Carl M. Freeman Companies
Phone: 302.436.9998 ex. 11
Maria Tonson, Sales and Marketing Coordinator – Carl M. Freeman Companies
Phone: 302.436.9998 ex. 10
Maria Tonson hails from a certain place many locals call “the other side of the bridge.” Annapolis didn’t stay her home long, however. Having moved to Sussex County in 2000, Maria completed secondary school at Cape Henlopen High School, and majored in Communications at Delaware Technical & Community College.
As Sales and Marketing Coordinator with Carl M. Freeman Companies, Maria focuses on providing quality content for the Freeman Companies social media accounts and webpages as well as assists prospective homeowners at the Welcome Center. You’ll frequently find Maria out and about on property, in her natural habitat within Bayside, taking photographs or videos.
Erika Cook, Marketing Manager- Carl. M. Freeman Golf
Phone: 302.436.9998 ex. 10
Kellie Pitts, Bayside Director of Membership
Kellie Pitts was born and raised here on the shores of Sussex County, Delaware. After graduating from Indian River High School in ’99, Kellie studied at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, DE where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management with a minor in Business Management. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Kellie’s love for the beach and her hometown brought her back to Southern Delaware where she currently resides with her husband, Mike, and 2 beautiful children, Korie and Quinn.
After graduating college, Kellie began her career in hospitality management at award-winning BBQ restaurant and catering, Bethany Blues. After 4 years, developing strong interpersonal skills and a dedication to excellent customer service, Kellie found her passion in the golf industry. She joined the Freeman family in 2006 as the Membership and Sales Coordinator at Bear Trap Dunes in Ocean View, Delaware. Initially, her responsibilities included growing the membership, engaging existing members, and planning and executing events. In 2009, Kellie’s dedication to the golf industry and member relations led her to Bayside Resort Golf Club where she served in the familiar role of Membership and Sales Coordinator. In 2013, with the rapid growth of the community, Kellie embraced her new role as Membership Coordinator. Kellie has continued to grow membership sales, maintain an active membership, and create memorable events for the membership at Bayside Resort Golf Club.
Kate Cramer, Bayside Membership Coordinator
Phone: 302.436.9998 ex. 16
Originally from Selbyville, Kate Cramer is a graduate from Indian River High School.
She attended University of Delaware where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2015. She is currently working on her Master’s in Business Administration at Wilmington University and hopes to have this completed by December 2018. Being a member of Salem United Methodist Church Kate is active in her community by volunteering at various food drives and serving hot meals at local churches. As the newest member of the Welcome Center Kate is excited to join the crew, taking on her new role as Membership Coordinator.
Jennifer Idzi, Bayside Institute Coordinator
Jennifer Idzi works as the Bayside Institute Coordinator, a program of life-enrichment classes, for Bayside Resort Golf Club. As the coordinator, she has planned over 100 classes, including off-campus bus trips, each year since the program’s inception in 2014. Jennifer was recently presented the Silver Award for Lifestyle Director of the Year (2017) by the National Association of Homebuilders. Prior to joining the team at Bayside, she worked as the Media & Design Specialist at the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Here she discovered her passion for building a sense of community and supporting local businesses.
Originally from Bel Air, Maryland, she attended Salisbury University to earn a B.F.A. in Graphic Design with a Minor in Marketing Management. She fell in love with the Eastern Shore and is now lucky enough to call beautiful Southern Delaware “home.” When not at work, Jennifer enjoys running, working in the garden, and taking her dog Reese for walks. Jennifer is looking forward to getting married this November.
Regina Martone, Property Manager – Legum & Norman, Homeowners Association