Staff & Board
Meet your Chamber team that "Rides for the Brand" every day.
President/CEO: Anna Olson
Anna Olson moved to Jackson, WY in Nov 1996 from London, England, she joined Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) the following September as the Communications Manager. Drawing on experience in the UK as Product Manager for 2 major tour operators including United Airlines, Anna combined her business degree with a marketing passion. Anna’s community organization experience includes working with JH AIR, JH Central Reservations and the JH Travel and Tourism Board. Anna served on the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 8 years including one year as Chair. She was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities by Governor Mead in 2012 and is a founding board member (and current chair) of Vertical Harvest Jackson Hole. Anna is married to Jeff Olson and together they are raising three children, Marcus, Martha, and Pearl, who were all born in Jackson, WY. Her passions include family camping, skiing, road biking and cooking with friends. The latest Olson, Murray, arrived via the Teton Animal Adoption Center last year and he squarely rules the house as only an adoring lab can do.
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Vice President: Rick Howe, IOM
Rick Howe has been a Wyoming resident for over 35 years. He is currently Vice President of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and is a Graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management Program, with specialized certification in customer service and building successful business models and systems. Rick teaches and speaks throughout the country providing the latest updates and trends in all areas of organizational health with main focuses on customer service, strategy, ethics, and finance.
Rick currently serves on the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Board of Regents. Rick has held top-level positions within his community, state and nationally. Rick has been Awarded Lifetime Ambassadorships and is Recipient of Numerous Community Service, National Leadership, and Achievement Awards.
Rick’s business ventures have included successful global marketing and touring operations for the famous and infamous. He has special expertise in operational planning, business and program management, resource allocation, staffing, and financial administration, formulating and implementing effective solutions and resolving complex challenges.
Rick was named Staff Member of the Year by the Wyoming State Chamber of Commerce in 2014.
Operations Manager: Riley Frances Boone
Riley Frances grew up in Alexander City, a small town on Lake Martin in east-central Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama with an Interdisciplinary Degree and a Bachelor of Arts in Design and Psychology with a focus on human responses to the environment. In the fall o0f 2012, Riley Frances moved to Jackson, Wyoming and has made it home over the past five years.
She graduated from river guide school in the spring of 2013 and worked as a river cook for Mad River before joining Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for 3 years, rising to the position of Executive Assistant to the VP of Product Sales and Profit Centers. In this role, she assisted in the redesign and branding of both Piste and Off Piste restaurants and developed an event series called Yoga on the Deck. After working for a large corporation, she began working for Lily & Company learning how to run a small business. Her day to day design work shifted from interior design to event and floral design. A creative a heart, with a desire to work with people and an eye for beautiful spaces, she has begun building a photography business, focusing on real estate, architectural design and landscape.
Born a small town girl, Riley Frances thrives on the connectivity of the Jackson community. She values the importance of both small and large business alike and is eager to get involved. Riley Frances is thrilled to be a part of the Chamber as Operations Manager.
Finance Manager: Christie Maurais
Christie is responsible for all accounting services at the Chamber including accounts payables, accounts receivables, budget reporting, payroll, and special projects. She has been the Chamber’s contract bookkeeper since 2008. Christie lived in Jackson for 14 years where she raised her two children and moved to Colorado in 2009 to be closer to her now grown children and her father. Due to the marvels of technology, she is able to work remotely without skipping a beat! Christie is active in her community volunteering for Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder County, playing golf, winter sports, and enjoying her family and the outdoors.
Director of Destination Global Sales: Kent Elliott
Kent has lived in Wyoming since his assignment at F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne May 1978. Originally from the Shores of Lake Michigan south of the Green Bay, WI area, Kent opted to stay in Wyoming after military service. Kent studied at the University of Wyoming and has a Degree in Business Administration, Marketing Management and an emphasis in Finance. Kent made his way to Jackson in the spring of 1991 and has worked extensively in the Hospitality Business including Food & Beverage, Sales & Marketing and Operations. As Director of Destination Global Sales, Kent travels extensively promoting our Fall, Winter & Spring months via face to face meetings, tradeshows, and events. His department assisted by Rachel Smith, coordinates incoming travel writers, meeting planners and domestic/international tour operators planning itineraries to help them better familiarize themselves to our area.
Director of Special Events & Community Affairs: Maureen Murphy, IOM
Maureen Murphy was born into a family that consisted of a former nun and Franciscan Brother (yes, folks…Mary and Joseph) in Medford, OR. She attended Oregon State for three years (GO BEAVS!) before up and moving to San Diego, CA to work with Mike Riley, the head coach of the San Diego Chargers (at the time) and then back to Oregon State. Mo graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelors of Business Administration. She has an amazing Yorkshire terrier named Lizzie who is a fan favorite in Jackson…if you haven’t met Lizzie yet, she is a must. Mo is the Director of the Special Events department in charge of networking, community and tourism events. She graduated from Leadership Jackson Hole in May of 2016 and the US Chamber’s Institute for Organizational Membership in January of 2017.
Mo currently sits on the boards of the Community Safety Network and Soroptimist Club of Jackson.
Maureen was recognized with the "Going the Extra Mile" award by the Town of Jackson in October 2015 and she was named Citizen of the Month by the Jackson Hole Rotary Lunch Club in September 2014. She graduated from the Institute for Organization Management in January of 2017.
Special Events Manager: Britney Magleby
Born and raised in Idaho Falls, returning to the Tetons after 8 years felt like coming home for Britney. As a child, she remembers racing her brother down Snow King Mountain and canoeing across Jenny Lake with her parents.
Britney left the area to study Public Relations and Spanish at Gonzaga University (Go Zags!) in Washington, then jumped immediately into a career in events. She’s planned everything from weddings and corporate meetings to public festivals and concerts. In between, she has found joy and adventure in traveling around the world.
Venturing off to start her own life and her own career came with more mountains to hurl herself down and plenty more lakes to cross, but this area has a way of calling people back. Britney moved to Jackson full-time in the summer of 2018, and continues to plan unique events in this amazing place that has always felt like home.
Director of Membership: Elisabeth Rohrbach
Born in Seattle, by way of San Francisco Elisabeth has almost 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, most recently as the Director of Rendezvous Park (R Park), Jackson Hole's 40-acre park for the enjoyment of all, for free. Before that Elisabeth supported the National Park Service with Grand Teton National Park Foundation and while in San Francisco she was part of Room to Read an international organization that eradicates illiteracy in the developing world.
She has served on the board of Wyoming Stargazing and is currently on the board of Womentum, a women's mentoring program, as well as on the Jackson Hole Land Trust Open Space Council and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole's Competitive Grants Committee. Elisabeth made Jackson her home in 2010 and does her best to avoid flying over her mountain bike’s handlebars.
Membership Coordinator: Josie Monnick
Josie grew up in London, England with dual citizenship with the U.S. She started travelling at a young age and realized that bustling city life may not be for her. In 2018 she visited Jackson and fell in love. The mountains really did call her, as did the wide open spaces and thriving economy and career opportunities. She made the move official in the summer of 2019, and joined the Chamber shortly after.
She has a background in art and a fascination with art theory. In London she helped host and organize events which led her to her membership position at the Chamber. Outside of work she enjoys exploring the solitude of the West, painting and trying to not capsize her kayak.
Communications Manager: Andi Gollwitzer
Andrea Gollwitzer is the Communications Manager at the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the daughter of a restauranteur, her experience in the hospitality industry started at an early age. Experiencing all the restaurant industry and city life had to offer, Andrea headed for the mountains. She attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with an emphasis in public relations and minor in English.
Having visited Jackson, Wyoming briefly in the summer of 2017, Andrea instantly fell in love with the wild yet welcoming area. She decided to make it official after graduation and moved to Jackson in May of 2019. In her free time Andrea loves to express her creative side by painting and she prefers to explore Jackson by foot, trail running with her dogs.
Lead Visitor Services Agent: Justin Walters
Justin has been living in Jackson for eleven years. He has worked as a Park Ranger Interpreter in Grand Teton National Park during the summers and as a Naturalist on the National Elk Refuge during the winters. He is a graduate of Clemson University (BS Parks and Recreation). Justin enjoys helping visitors discover new and creative ways to enhance their adventures while in the Jackson Hole area. He immerses himself in the outdoors and is emotionally connected with the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. He enjoys hunting, fishing, mountaineering, climbing, skiing, camping, and he's always on the lookout for morels and huckleberries.
In addition to outdoor pursuits he and his wife live a very sustainable lifestyle, raising their own food and vegetables and they often utilizing what nature provides.
Visitor Services Agent: Jill Hiatt
Jill has lived in Jackson for over fifteen years. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she came for a visit on a beautiful fall day, fell in love with the area and wildlife, returned to work here in two weeks and never looked back. Drawing on her international and domestic relocation experience, sales management, non-profit leadership, and strong customer service, Jill loves to help visitors enjoy everything that Jackson and the surrounding area has to offer. Having lived overseas multiple times, she understands the nuances and challenges of traveling to a new city or country. As a chef with a passion for healthy, sustainable and local food, she continues to inspire others in the community to lead a healthier lifestyle. Jill helped launch the new Chamber partnership with St. John’s Medical Center’s Wellness Department Be Well Jackson Hole. Jill graduated from the Claremont Colleges where she received her degree in Latin American Studies. She actively participates in winter sports, tennis, art, music, hiking, culinary arts, and enjoys the beautiful outdoors.
Visitor Services Agent: Rob Barber
Rob grew up in a small town in Vermont. Shortly after college he shouldered his backpack, bought a one-way ticket to London and traveled the world for the next 10 years. After living in San Francisco, London, Miami Beach, Stockholm, Flagstaff, Amsterdam, Yellowstone, and many other places, Rob moved to Jackson from Seattle at the turn of the millennium.
Rob combines his years of travel with certification as both a grant writer and travel agent as well as a degree in Children's Literature. Before moving to Jackson he did whatever he could to sustain his travels which included working with the homeless, stints at various youth hostels around the world, kitchen cook, corporate hotel management and much more. Across all the miles and years he has developed the skills and art which enhance his interaction with visitors and allow for a full appreciation of the natural beauty and community of this special place called Jackson Hole.
Visitor Services Agent: Diane Mahin
Diane made her way out to Jackson from the east coast in 1980, planning to ski for the season and move on. Thirty-nine years later she’s happy she never left. Her first fifteen years in the valley were spent in the restaurant industry while enthusiastically raising two delightful daughters and actively participating in their school. The ensuing years saw her involved in art galleries, retail, garden landscape, and floral design, and owner and operator of a day spa at the ski resort. Diane is eager to expand on these experiences now with the Jackson Hole Chamber and share her passion for and knowledge of the area with our visitors.
Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
Mailing Address: PO Box 550
Physical Address: 260 West Broadway
Jackson, Wyoming 83001
Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center: 532 North Cache