Our Team

Donald Wainwright

Donald Wainwright - General Manager

Donald has been at Bear Creek Lodge since 2015, working his way up to his current role as the general manager. He can always be found smiling and talking to guests and owners somewhere on the property. Donald is married and has four beautiful children. His hobbies are hiking and fishing.

Alicia Moe

Alicia Moe - Assistant General Manager

Raised in Michigan, Alicia moved west after graduating from Ferris State University with a degree in Hospitality Management. Since 1997, she has lived in many western ski resort communities, where she has been involved in many areas of the hotel/resort and vacation rental businesses. She enjoys the mountains and all the outdoor activities like hiking, whitewater rafting, off-roading, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and just traveling to new destinations. 

Randy Fields - Houseman

Randy grew up in Western Colorado and started at the Bear Creek Lodge in February of 2019. While not working, he enjoys being in the great outdoors with his family. 

Apache Foster

Apache Foster - Maintenance Lead

Apache grew up in western Colorado and has many hidden talents, which makes him the go-to guy at the Bear Creek Lodge. He enjoys fixing cars and really anything he can get his hands on.

Bernie Hernandez

Bernie Hernandez - Maintenance Tech

Bernie has been working in maintenance at Bear Creek Lodge since 2016. He always has a smile and a helping hand. While not working, he enjoys spending tiem with his family. 

Caleb Neisen

Caleb Neisen - Front Office Supervisor 

Caleb grew up on a farm in West Central Illinois. After college, he was a horseback guide for two years before moving to western Colorado in 2018. He joined Alpine Lodging Telluride as a maintenance technician, where he was able to show his knowledge and great customer skills. In September of 2019, he was promoted to the Bear Creek Lodge, where he continues promoting great guest service. Caleb enjoys his downtime by hiking, hunting, fishing and snowboarding.

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce - Valet/Guest Services

Paul is a longtime Telluride local with a lot of great hidden treasures he enjoys sharing with guests. He joined the Bear Creek Lodge team in 2014. When Paul is off the clock, he enjoys a lot of adventurous hobbies, whether it's rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding and spending time with his wife. 

Travis Garns

Travis Garns - Valet/Guest Services

Travis grew up on the east coast before traveling west in 2016 to see what kind of adventures he could find. Travis always has a smile on his face and a helping hand for everyone. He enjoys skiing, camping and any outdoor activities. 

Lizzy Fulton

Lizzy Fulton - Concierge

Lizzy grew up in Telluride and is the go-to for local information. She has many hobbies, including finding the hidden treasures of the San Juan Mountains and painting, her special talent. Lizzy joined the Bear Creek team in 2019.

Colleen Kennedy

Colleen Kennedy - Concierge

Telluride born and raised, Colleen is a go-to for insider knowledge on the best deals and activities in town with an emphasis on providing families with children of all ages fun activities to partake in. Locally known at multiple establishments throughout Telluride and Mountain Village, Colleen goes above and beyond for her guests to make sure their experience in Telluride lives up to its true potential.