As General Manager, Allison gets to do two things that she truly enjoys: talk about the Three Forks Ranch way of life and enjoy all it has to offer. She was told at a very young age that she was “vaccinated with a Victrola needle,” so the part of her job that requires “talking up” the Ranch comes naturally. Allison has been at the Ranch since 2005, making her very knowledgeable when it comes to all things Three Forks! When not spending time with the guests she’s come to know and love, Allison can be found coloring, going for adventure walks and spending quality time with Kelly and their daughter, Alexa.
Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Jenn’s love of the outdoors made Three Forks Ranch a welcome place to continue her impressive career. After earning a bachelors of arts degree from Colby College in Maine, she traveled to San Francisco and then the Florida Keys. But all the while, Colorado was calling her home. Jenn played varsity field hockey at Colby College for four years, and today she loves doing anything outdoors, from hiking to skiing and learning to fly fish. At Three Forks Ranch, Jenn is committed to taking care of each guest during his/her stay, so if there is anything you need to make your time with us more comfortable, just ask Jenn.
Keagin grew up in Mississippi and graduated from “Ole Miss” with a degree in elementary education. Now an avid outdoor enthusiast, Keagin enjoys hiking and ice fishing at Three Forks Ranch where she says she found her true calling.
Born and raised in Kentucky, Eric moved to southern Wyoming in 2000. He enjoys woodworking and says he can fix anything “except for a broken heart and the crack of dawn.” Eric loves fishing and hunting, and when he’s not at work, you can find him spending time with his wife Jenn.
Wendy has called Colorado home for 25 years, originally from Virginia, and most recently Estes Park, Colorado. Her degrees and background in the business management arena bring great breadth and depth to the accounting and administrative requirements of Three Forks Ranch.
Wendy enjoys hiking, biking, riding, skiing, and just about everything outdoors! She is committed to supporting all facets of the Ranch and Lodge operations, and is pleased to call this beautiful area her new home.
Diane, a Colorado native, received her massage therapy training at Mueller College of Holistic Health in San Diego. She has worked at Three Forks Ranch for more than eight years. Diane says that she has two great kids who are “grown and gone,” and when she’s not working, Diane loves hiking and mountain biking and skiing.
If you looked up “cowboy” in the dictionary, Shawn’s picture would appear. This versatile wrangler has been with Three Forks Ranch for 10 years.
Peter has been with Three Forks Ranch for eight years and is officially a “lifer!” During the summer, Peter lives in Hidden Valley where he periodically entertains Three Forks guests. In the fall, Peter serves Hidden Valley guests for two months straight. When not working there, Peter can be found heading up the River Rock and helping out in the lodge kitchen. As the Three Forks Ranch “sharpshooter,” Peter loves living in a place where he can take aim at our ranges. Fortunately for us, his kitchen knife skills match his shooting accuracy!
Jake is a (former) Kansas native who graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management, then followed his bliss to one of the country’s most prestigious culinary schools, Johnson & Wales, in Charlotte, North Carolina. A few years later he gave up the East Coast for the mountains and found his new home. When he’s not in the kitchen, he can be found outside exploring all that Three Forks Ranch and the Rocky Mountain lifestyle have to offer.
For the last few years, Jason has traveled all over the country from what he calls, beautiful place to beautiful place! His love of the outdoors and hard work brought him to Three Forks Ranch. He and his wife, Kaila, who were married in November 2012, enjoy fishing, hiking and camping whenever time allows. If you’re out on a walk, come rain or sun, you’re likely to run into Jason out there too!
Hailing from Southern California, Logan enjoyed all that coastal living had to offer, including surfing and water polo. He traded the beach for the mountains in 2005 to explore other outdoor adventures – as well as his passion for cooking, which began under his mother’s tutelage as a child. Three Forks Ranch was an obvious fit for Logan, who loves to snowboard and fish as much as he loves being in the kitchen.
Dan was born and raised in Detroit, MI and currently attends Central Michigan University, with a focus of Geographic Information Systems. Dan has spent his last two summers in Montana and has developed an admiration for the West. He is very excited to be able to experience a ski season in Colorado and even more to be a part of the Three Forks family.
Kaila is from Grant, Michigan and has had a love of nature all her life. After graduating from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she headed to Washington state to work in Olympic National Park where she met her husband, Jason (also a Three Forks staff member). From there they traveled to Wyoming to work in Yellowstone National Park, and finally landed in Colorado at Three Forks Ranch. Kaila loves backpacking, kayaking, and anything else that gets her into the great outdoors.
Kristin Danielle Elizabeth Susan Mary Drake—yes, this is her real name—was born and raised in Nebraska. Kristin graduated from college with a degree in Journalism but says that hindsight is 20/20 and her post-grad experience has taught her that hospitality is where she wants to be! Kristen loves the sea and her life-long dream is to “develop and execute the activities on a cruise ship.” However, this fall the mountains were calling her name and he is ecstatic to live and play in the mountains this winter!
Taylor grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from the College of Charleston in May 2012 with a degree in corporate communications and environmental studies. Looking for a change of scenery and a place to feed her enthusiasm for the great outdoors, Taylor made the move to Three Forks Ranch. She loves everything involving the outdoors, including archery, fishing, snowboarding, hiking, horseback riding and biking.
Born and raised in Craig, Colorado Whitney graduated from Moffat County High School in 2011. Her love for animals has her taking classes through Laramie County Community College to become an Animal Physical Therapist. Whitney is a huge George Strait fan but will listen to anything country. She enjoys riding horses, reading, making wire art, and spending time with friends and family.
Christie hails from Sacramento, California, where she grew up embracing the outdoors – namely, volleyball and weekend hiking with her family. After graduating in 2010 from Lambuth University in Jackson, Tennessee, Christie moved back to Sacramento – but ultimately the call of the great outdoors (and her sister, Rebekah, who is also a member of the our staff) brought her to Three Forks Ranch.