Big Sky Community Organization

Our Staff

Whitney Montgomery

Chief Executive Officer

Meet Whitney

Bio coming soon!

Adam Johnson

Parks & Trails Director

Meet Adam

Adam was born in northern New Mexico, but was raised in Montana. Between receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Whitman College and Master’s degree in Watershed Hydrology from the University of Montana, he brings to BSCO his professional experience in various fields ranging from wellsite geology in oil/natural gas to teaching skiing in southern Europe to building mountain bike trails and environmental management. Adam’s passion for sharing outdoor experiences with others and commitment to environmental management has been with him throughout his entire career, beginning right out of High School at Big Mountain Resort teaching and building trails. Throughout his college years he lead freshman college groups on outdoor adventure trips to British Columbia and worked in the campus outdoor shop, in graduate school he created developmental race programs and built biking/hiking trails for Terraflow Trails Systems in Big Sky, MT. In addition to his education and experience Adam maintains certifications as a SWPP administrator for stormwater management, National Sawyer Certification card through the US Forest Service, and as educational staff for Professional Ski Instructors of America. Adam, along with his dog Tele, is out enjoying the trails on bikes and foot during the summer and during the winter, on telemark, cross country, and alpine skis.

Jeff MacPherson

Asset Manager

Meet Jeff

Originally from Minnesota, Jeff moved to Montana in 2003 to attend school at the University of Montana. He moved to Big Sky in 2008 to fulfill his skiing addiction. After working as a raft guide, ski patroller, and park ranger, Jeff joined the BSCO in 2018. He enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing in the mountains, being on the river, and living life.

Sara Marino

Development Manager

Meet Sara

Sara comes to BSCO with 17 years of non-profit experience in Membership and Development for the conservation organization, Montana Environmental Information Center. Sara and her husband, son and dog have been visiting Big Sky for many years to ski, hike and bike, and made the move official in the Winter of 2018. She is excited to be a part of the Big Sky community and helping people connect with the amazing recreational opportunities this special place has to offer.

Richard Sandza

Youth Program Manager

Meet Richard

Richard Sandza grew up in Washington DC where he fostered a life-long love for summer camps. He attended a handful of day-camps growing up before starting Camp For Boys, LLC.  He ran Camp for Boys LLC for nine years before moving to Montana full time.  Richard has also worked with kids in many different jobs including ski instructing at Big Sky Resort. Coming off his 4th year instructing, Richard has spent the majority of his time working with the local program striving to instill a passion for skiing within the kids of Big Sky and Bozeman. Richard has also spent time as a swim instructor for toddlers and middle-school aged kids. With over 15 years of experience working with kids, Richard has seen it all.

Outside of work Richard enjoys living in Montana and experiencing everything this beautiful area has to offer. An avid skier, Richard has enjoyed testing and pushing his abilities both at the resort and in the backcountry. When not on snow Richard enjoys rock climbing, hiking, fishing, and camping. Richard looks forward to a great summer with Camp Big Sky and growing with the organization.

Marco DelGuidice

Parks & Trails Maintenance Assistant

Meet Marco

Bill Malhotra

Parks & Trails Maintenance Assistant

Madeleine Feher

BASE Director

Ashley Curtis


Cassie Carlson

BASE Operations Manager