Our Team

Meet the Beaver Creek leaders who are passionate about creating a world-class experience for Beaver Creek employees and guests, and who can’t wait to welcome you to our wonderful resort!


Bobby Murphy Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Bobby Murphy has spent more than 15 years in leadership roles at Vail Resorts and three decades in the ski and mountain resort industry. Prior to his appointment as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Beaver Creek, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont from 2017-2023, where he also had additional leadership oversight of Attitash and Wildcat Mountains in N.H.


Prior to his time at Stowe, Bobby served at Vail Mountain from 2010-2017, first as Senior Director of Ski and Snowboard School and then as Vice President of Skier Services. He is uniquely suited to lead the world's premier family luxury resort, Beaver Creek, based on his career focus in guest service, his time and experience in Eagle County, and his leadership of Stowe and across the Northeast region.


Bobby has held a number of roles across the industry, including as the Senior Director of Skier Services at Keystone, the Vice President of Resort Services at Telluride, the Director of Ski and Snowboard School at Telluride, and the Manager of Ski and Snowboard School at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. He got his start as a ski instructor at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Illinois in 1987. 


A native of Evanston, Ill., Bobby received his Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Recreation at the University of Iowa and represented the United States, nationally and internationally, on the Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA) National Alpine Team from 2004-2012. Bobby is the current Vice Chair of the Vermont Ski Area Association Board of Directors and served on the SOS Outreach Board of Directors. He is married to his wife Jenny and they have two teenage daughters, Ella and Anja.  



Carol Coudouy Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Carol Coudouy is the Sr. Manager of Product Sales and Services at Beaver Creek, a role she has been in since 2021. Carol is a seasoned professional in the guest services industry with over two decades of experience. For the past 23 years, she has called the Vail Valley her home, where she has not only established herself professionally but has also become an integral part of the local community.

Carol's journey in hospitality began in the vibrant city of New York, where she started her career with Hyatt Hotels. Her early experiences included working at the renowned United Nations Plaza Hotel, where she gained valuable skills in guest services and management, laying the foundation for her successful career.

One intriguing aspect of Carol's life is her family's deep connection to the culinary world. Her husband, an executive chef, has led them through the restaurant industry, managing various establishments. Currently, he is the head chef at the esteemed Grand Hyatt in Vail, reflecting their shared passion for delivering exceptional dining experiences.

Carol and her husband are proud parents of two accomplished children. Their son, Felix, was a world-class half-pipe skier who has proudly represented France in many World Cup level competitions. Meanwhile, their daughter, Anais, has followed in her mother's footsteps, working as a marketing manager in the guest service industry, showcasing her talent for connecting with people.

Professionally, Carol has thrived in product sales and services for 18 years, currently holding the role of Senior Manager of Product Sales. Her dedication and expertise have significantly contributed to her organization's success.

What distinguishes Carol is her proficiency in multiple languages. She is fluent in both French and Spanish, allowing her to effortlessly connect with people from diverse backgrounds and enhance her global interactions. Her love for travel perfectly complements this skill, enabling her to explore new horizons and cultures.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Always feel free to stop by the ticket office for any questions you may have. We’re happy to help and provide concierge support for all guests!” – Carol



Josh Davis Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek
Josh Davis is the Senior Director of Lodging Operations at Vail and Beaver Creek, a role he’s held since 2019. He formerly held the Director of Finance position with Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek Resort for 20 years, where he oversaw all hospitality accounting and finance functions working closely with operating partners. It was a natural step for Josh to lead the Lodging Operations team with a core focus on elevating the employee, owner and guest experience and executing efficient practices throughout all departments. Now, Josh is proud to create an environment in which his team feels appreciated and enjoys their work, so that they can share their passion for Beaver Creek with guests.

Josh knew he wanted to move to the Vail Valley after his first ski trip to Colorado at 10 years old, when he decided he would come back as soon as he graduated from college. Sure enough, as soon as he was done with school at the University of Wisconsin, Madison [go Badgers!], Josh moved to Vail.

Prior to his position with Vail Mountain and Beaver Creek Resort, he was a Financial Reporting Analyst assisting in preparation of GAAP financial statements and all SEC filings for Vail Resorts. Josh has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1996 and is a member of Community Association Institute. Josh started his career with Ernst & Young as a business consultant.

Josh is an avid skier and snowboarder and enjoys mountain biking and trail running when the snow melts.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Beaver Creek has tons of ski-in, ski-out options. Enjoy the luxury of the slopes right outside your door, and stay in one of our fantastic properties!” – Josh


Drew Dodd Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek
Drew Dodd has been the Sr. Manager of Health & Safety at Beaver Creek since 2019. He originally joined Vail Resorts in 1993 as a ticket checker at Vail Mountain. He then spent the following 5 years at Beaver Creek in guest services and ski patrol. After the 1998 season, Drew became a banker in the Vail Valley, but remained connected to the resort, spending much of his free time recreating at both Beaver Creek and Vail. In 2010, he returned to Beaver Creek Resort as a ski patroller, before taking on his role in Health & Safety.

Drew originally hails from Moline, Ill., where early skiing memories included road tripping to the “big mountain,” Sundown in Dubuque, Iowa. Graduating from the “big mountain,” Drew took two ski trips to Colorado in high school – Keystone and Steamboat. After studying business at Drake University in Des Moines, Drew was looking for a place to live that had more sunshine – and the Vail Valley was the perfect fit.

When not keeping a close eye on Beaver Creek’s safety program, Drew can still often be found on the mountain. He loves exploring other mountains in the Vail Resorts portfolio too, and counts Kirkwood in California as his favorite. He is an avid mountain and road biker, skier and hiker, and loves to cook, spend time with friends, and his dog, Dolly.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Anyone in uniform or wearing a nametag is here to help, whether you need a recommendation on what run to take, or you’re looking for your next meal.” – Drew


Jamien Hawkins Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek
Jamien Hawkins is the Senior Director of Skier Services, responsible for adult and children’s ski & snowboard schools, scanning and guest services. Jamien first joined the Beaver Creek team in 1999, and after time spent in Keystone starting in 2019, returned to Beaver Creek in 2021. While in Keystone, Jamien held the Director of Skier Services role, focusing on ensuring the best possible guest experience and driving business in an efficient and succinct manner.

Jamien fell in love with skiing at the age of 10 in his native Australia, at the now-Vail Resorts owned Mt. Hotham. He has worked in a variety of roles in the ski industry, including 15 years at Beaver Creek, most recently as the Adult Ski School General Manager. Jamien was Health & Safety Manager and Coordinator at both Vail and Beaver Creek, and has also held numerous roles in Ski School and Race Department, including 7 years at Perisher in Australia. He originally joined Beaver Creek as an instructor, spending summers at Red Sky Ranch where he honed his golf skills.

One of Jamien’s proudest accomplishments is shaping the Signature Parks Collection at Beaver Creek. While on the guest innovation team, he was able to help create Red Buffalo and Haymeadow Parks and the roll-out of Smarte Terrain, utilizing manmade and natural snow features to improve the learning experience. Most recently, Jamien returned to Beaver Creek to support the launch of McCoy Park during the 2021-22 season.

Jamien lives in Eagle with his wife, Lindsay, and two children, Chloe and Charlie. When not on skis, Jamien loves to spend time on the golf course, on the mountain or relaxing with his family.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Take a lesson. No matter your level, our instructors will create a fantastic experience, whether learning the fundamentals or leveling up to new terrain. I still take lessons every season.” – Jamien


Lee Hoover Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek
Lee Hoover has been the Senior Director of Resort Operations for Beaver Creek since 2021, overseeing transportation, public safety, parking, base area operations, building maintenance, village infrastructure, design review administration and association management, as well as serving as liaison to our unique villages and local communities.

Lee began his career at Vail Resorts in retail and rental operations at Beaver Creek during the winter of 2008. He spent the following 10 years in Beaver Creek growing, leading and refining these operations across the resort. In 2018, he became the Regional Director of Operations for Retail/Rental in Crested Butte, Telluride, Aspen, Breckenridge and Keystone. Having worked throughout multiple resort communities, both in and outside of the Vail Resorts network, Lee’s knowledge and passion is paramount to driving business, strategy and talent development.

Some of Lee’s earliest memories of skiing come from experiencing night skiing with his dad at Blue Knob in Pennsylvania, his home state. Since then, he has always been committed to living in the mountains and working in the resort industry. His passion for the resort community is contagious to those around him, and he loves helping his team members achieve their career goals.

He is constantly adventuring in the mountains throughout the western U.S. with his wife, Amber, dogs and friends. He resides in Eagle, Colo., and can often be found outside, whether skinning, trail running, hiking, biking or mountaineering.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host:
“At the end of your ski day, take some time to explore our intimate alpine village, whether enjoying après next to a fire pit or checking out the numerous restaurants and shops.” – Lee


Larry Kuebler Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Larry Kuebler has been the new Sr. Director of Signature Clubs for Beaver Creek Resort and Vail Mountain since 2023. Larry has held numerous roles within the Vail Resorts Mountain Division, most recently as General Manager at Mad River Mountain in Ohio. He brings a strong operational and golf background to his Signature Clubs role, and makes a point of forming relationships with his team, the membership at each club, and the resort communities.

Larry is a firm believer that happy employees equal happy guests, and prioritizes personal and working relationships with his employees and the local community. He has a passion for leading with

relationships at the core of his roles, creating a strong team-first culture, and also points to safety as a key success indicator in his previous functions.

Larry has strong Colorado ties, having served as Keystone’s Director of Base Area Operations prior to his role as GM at Mad River Mountain. While in Summit County, Larry oversaw five departments, reimagining their reporting structure and transforming department culture, leading the department to best-in-resort employee engagement scores.

Before his role in Keystone, Larry served at Mt. Brighton for 14 years as the Sr. Manager of Resort Operations, overseeing golf, retail, rental and food and beverage. He was the guest experience champion at the resort, supported community relations, and assisted with the Vail Resorts integration during the 2012-13 winter season.

Having played golf since age 9, Larry began his career in the golf industry in 1995, and was a director of golf at multiple courses before moving to run Mt. Brighton’s golf operations. Having grown up in Northern Michigan, and being introduced to skiing through a fourth-grade school group, Larry was excited to join the resort community. Given his introduction to the sport, he is passionate about continuing youth access programs, and serves on the Vail Resorts Epic Promise Board of Directors.

Larry loves to spend time outdoors, as some of his favorite activities are skiing, hiking, fishing, and of course, golf. Larry is also an avid live music fan, having seen Dave Matthews multiple times, and looks forward to more concerts at his favorite venue, Red Rocks.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Beaver Creek has renowned golf courses that shouldn’t be missed on a summer trip. Make sure to book your tee-time through our lodging partners if you’re coming to visit!” – Larry



Rachel Levitsky Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Rachel joined Beaver Creek as the Communications Manager in 2021, having previously worked in sports and entertainment communications. With a Masters in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts, Rachel has spent time with Fortune 500 brands in experiential marketing, as well as 5 years in communications and event planning for the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

With a passion for learning, Rachel was thrilled to join Beaver Creek Resort and has eagerly learned as much as possible about resort operations. She considers herself especially lucky to have experienced the McCoy Park expansion take shape from groundbreaking to grand opening in 2021. Rachel has a very healthy obsession with dogs, and one of her favorite “work perks” includes capturing Beaver Creek avalanche rescue dogs and Willy the mountain safety dog on film and video for our guests to connect with at home.

Rachel grew up in a small resort community in Washington State, and her love for the mountains brought her to the Vail Valley. Her home mountain growing up was Mission Ridge, where she tried both skiing and snowboarding. After many years away from the sport, she returned to skiing in 2021 and has had so much fun re-learning at Beaver Creek’s Signature Parks.

She loves spending time outside with her fiancée and dog, exploring local hiking trails, cross country skiing, or spending time on the water.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host
: “Never miss 3:00 p.m. cookie time in the Haymeadow and Centennial base area!” – Rachel



Dan Ramker Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Dan Ramker has served as the Vice President of Mountain Operations at Beaver Creek Resort since 2022, overseeing fleet maintenance, lift maintenance, lift operations, ski patrol, and the Director of Mountain Operations. He brings more than 15 years of experience successfully developing large, high-performing teams and managing mountain operations and mountain-based construction projects. Previously as the Director of Mountain Operations, Dan led the slopes and trails, snowmaking, terrain parks, competition services and summer construction teams. Dan has been an integral part of multiple high-level projects, including the construction of six chairlifts, the Stone Creek Chutes expansion, construction of Raptor: the Women’s Downhill course for the 2015 World Championships, and most recently, the 250-acre McCoy Park expansion.

Dan grew up in Michigan, and began skiing at Mt. Brighton at the age of 13. He transitioned to snowboarding in his late teens on a trip to Canada, and soon after that moved out to the Vail Valley. His first job at Beaver Creek was as a snowcat operator, pulling sleighs to Allie’s Cabin and learning to build terrain parks from veteran operators. From that first season, his passion for mountain operations was ignited, and he spent the next four years chasing ‘never-summer:’ working at Beaver Creek for the North American winter, then heading south to Treble Cone in New Zealand for their winter.

A firm believer in teamwork and positive thinking, Dan is proud to enable efficiency, contribute to guest satisfaction, and impact employee morale. He is an avid skier and snowboarder who enjoys mountain biking during the summer months and surfs anytime he is not in Colorado. Dan lives in Eagle and has two children, Ryder and Savannah.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “Follow the sunshine for the softest snow. You can count on Rose Bowl, McCoy Park and Red Buffalo Park for groomed runs that get lots of sun, so start there!” – Dan



Matt Tetef Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

 Matt Tetef is the Senior Manager of Rental Operations for Beaver Creek Resort, a role he’s held since 2019. He brings a leadership and innovation focus to his role, overseeing 13 outlets in Beaver Creek and Avon, with a robust rental delivery program. Matt has more than 15 years in the rental and retail industry, combining his luxury resort experience with a big-box background to serve Beaver Creek employees and guests.

Matt has had multiple roles in the industry, spending time at Mammoth Mountain at the start of his ski resort career, before joining the Beaver Creek team in 2013. In his past decade with Vail Resorts, Matt has worked throughout Vail Resorts Retail and Rental, at multiple Beaver Creek and Keystone locations, impacting guest service scores to rank among the highest in the enterprise. With a detailed and data-driven approach, he has supported the implementation of rental delivery across the Vail Resorts enterprise, as well as lead the opening and operations of a new delivery location in market.

Leadership development is an utmost priority for Matt as a manager, and he has been proud to support an exceptional culture of teamwork for the Beaver Creek rental and retail teams, creating a network of assistance between all outlets. He is especially proud of his impact in helping his employees grow and move on to promotions throughout their careers.

A passionate outdoorsman, Matt spends his free time camping, hiking, fishing, and spending time with his dog, Josey. He loves road trips and has visited 21 National Parks, with Alaska as his next frontier to check off bucket list parks.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “My incredible team offers delivery within the resort – it's the easiest way to get rental gear!” – Matt



Chris Whitney Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek

Chris Whitney is the new Director of Mountain Operations at Beaver Creek, a role he has held since 2022. Chris transitioned into his current position from his previous job as Snowmaking Manager at Beaver Creek, a role he has held since January 2019. As the Director of Mountain Operations, Chris oversees Snowmaking, Grooming, Competition Services, Parks & Attractions and Summer Construction Teams.


He has been in Beaver Creek since 2008, starting his ski industry career in Guest Services and Scanning during the winter and Maintenance at Red Sky Ranch during the summer, before transitioning to Mountain Operations. Chris has vast knowledge in the Mountain Operations department, having worked on the Competition Services and Summer Trail Crew teams. In his tenure as Snowmaking Manager, he developed and grew the team to 10 year-round staff members, creating a high-performing team that managed snowmaking operations and snowmaking-based construction projects, including the Red Buffalo Park, Powell and Primrose snowmaking expansions in 2019 and the snowmaking component of the McCoy Park terrain expansion last summer. While with the Race department, Chris was integral in the installation of a state-of-the-art broadcast and timing system to support the needs of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships. 


Chris grew up on the East Coast in New York and Maryland, but spent his elementary and middle school years in Dhaka, Bangladesh where his parents worked in public health. After returning to Baltimore, he was first exposed to skiing on night trips to Liberty Mountain and Roundtop. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Crop Soils and Environmental Sciences, then decided to head west. Chris and his now-wife Jessica moved to Eagle County for the winter, and as many have experienced, came for one winter and have now stayed for 12 years. 



Antoni Yelamos Vail Resorts Employee Portrait at Beaver Creek
Antoni Yelamos is the Sr. Director of Food & Beverage at Beaver Creek, a role he has held since 2023. Antoni joins the resort most recently from a position as Senior Division Leader at ThinkFoodGroup, a top-25 restaurant group in the United States, which he co-founded alongside celebrity chef and partner Jose Andres. In joining the Beaver Creek team, he is most excited to be part of a world-class ski resort and contributing to its continued success, combining his extensive hospitality experience with his passion for snowsports and mountain living.

Specializing in creating exceptional dining and bar experiences, Antoni is a hands-on hospitality professional that has done everything from developing and repositioning concepts to authoring masterful menus and establishing talent-packed teams.

Early in his career, Antoni partnered with renowned chef Jose Andres, as the operating founding partner and an instrumental figure in creating ThinkFoodGroup, one of the most intriguing and forward-thinking restaurant groups in the country. After many years with ThinkFoodGroup, Antoni founded Food Culture, a boutique company specializing in conceptualizing and developing dining and bar concepts for hotels. Food Culture was acquired by Streetsense and Antoni became Director of the Eat + Drink Studio, coordinating a team of talented industry experts on projects that include concept visioning and development, operational analysis, oversight, and full implementation with projects spanning the US, Europe and Latin America.

Through his extensive restaurant influence, Antoni has won numerous awards, including James Beard Foundation nominations and awards, Conde Nast Traveler Top Restaurants of the World, Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence, Eater Best New Restaurants, Food + Wine Best Openings and more. A highlight of his career was concepting, developing and operating two-Michelin starred restaurant Minibar by Jose Andres in Washington, D.C.

Antoni was born in Barcelona, grew up in a small town near the Pyrenees mountains in Spain and holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality as well as an associate degree in marketing. He currently lives in Vail, with his wife Liz, enjoying mountain living to the fullest. He is passionate about hospitality, but spends his free time teaching skiing (as a PSIA Level Two Alpine Instructor at Vail Mountain), following Formula 1 and enjoying classic cars. He has two children, Charlotte and Alex, who live in London and Chicago, respectively.

Pointer from a Perpetual Host: “I'm excited about the new signature offerings we’ll be creating at Spruce Saddle, Talon’s, Mamie’s and Broken Arrow. From a prime rib sandwich to swiss mac & cheese to flatbreads, we have delicious offerings for our guests.” – Antoni