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Montana Whitewater Staff

Want to know a little about our staff before you come? Here you can see who works for us now, and who has worked for us in the past. Learn fun facts about our staff and their life mottos.


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AISLING FORCE

Gallatin Guide since 2011

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ALEJANDRO CARAZO ALVARADO

Gallatin Guide since 2011

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Ashley Judd

Gallatin Photography Manager since 2012

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Bambam Zell

Raft Guide starting in 2028

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Becky Reilly

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2016

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BILL ZELL

Montana Whitewater's Fearless Leader - since 1992

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BRENT DAY

Gallatin Guide since 2012
King of Overnight Trips

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Charlie Jakubowski (Chuckles)

Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2015

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Cody Brundidge

Yellowstone Raft Guide & Driver since 2016, Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2017

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Cole Histon

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2016

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Cole Stanwyck

Gallatin Zip Guide since 2012, Every other position since 2016

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Davis Beveridge

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2015, Tubing Help since 2016, Part Time Raft Guide again in 2017

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Desiree Willar

Yellowstone Photographer since 2013, Photo Manager since 2016

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Dusty Fredrickson

Gallatin Shuttle Driver in 2012
Fly Fishing Guide since 2014
Fly Fishing Manager since 2015

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Dylan Ault

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2014, Jr. Assistant Rafting Manager since 2017

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Dylan McKenna

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2013
Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Eliza Papke

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2015

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Emily Zerbel

Gallatin Office Staff since 2009
Gallatin Zip Guide since 2012

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Ethan Bristol

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2017, possibly worked here in 2014

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ETHAN GREAVES

Gallatin Guide

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EVAN MCKNIGHT

Gallatin Guide since 2014
Yellowstone Guide since 2013

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Gabe Yekal

A little bit of everything, since who knows when!

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GAVIN COOPER (the GALVINATOR)

Gallatin Rafting Manager since 2010
Guide since 2006

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Harrison Howard

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2014, Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Heather McKinney

Gallatin Photographer since 2015 & 2017

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Jacob Bettencourt

Gallatin Zip Guide since 2014

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Jake Swisher

Gallatin Zip Guide since 2015

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James G. Busch

Yellowstone Guide since 2014, Gallatin N.I.P. since 2017

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JD Terry

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Jenn Baker

Yellowstone Office Staff since 2016

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Joey Pauley

Gallatin Zip Guide since 2013

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JOHN BALKE

Gallatin Guide since 2009

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John Smith

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Josh Geib

Gallatin Zip Course Manager since 2016
Official Tubing Shop Boy since 2015
Gallatin Zip Guide since 2012

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Julia Schneider

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Karenna McKenna

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2016

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Karissa Pfantz

Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2016

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Katie Pidgeon

Yellowstone Zip General Manager since 2010
General Manager & Office Queen since 2015

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Kris Zigich

Gallatin Zip Photographer since 2014

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Kristen Terry

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Laura Gilligan

Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2016

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Leila Bost

Gallatin Office Staff since 2012

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Megan Guinn

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Mervin McKenna

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Mitch Blake

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2014, with a sabbatical in 2015

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Natalie McKay

Gallatin Photographer since 2015

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Nick Barbouletos

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2015

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Noelle Bendell

Food Guru and Coffee Hut Queen since 2017

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Phil Sgamma

Past: Raft Guide/Manager Yellowstone
Current: Fishing Outfitter

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RALEIGH BUCKMASTER

Gallatin Guide since 2005

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ROBERT PRICE

Gallatin Guide since 2007

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Ross Smith

Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2015

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SAM BOLLINGER

Yellowstone's Rafting Manager since 2011, Guide since 2005

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Sam Cleary

Gallatin Office Staff since 2016, Retail Manager whenever there is a retail emergency

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Shelby Miller

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2016

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Spencer Jonas

Gallatin Raft Guide since 2017

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Stacy Vanaernem

Yellowstone Shuttle Driver since 2013

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STEVE ABBOTT (STEEEEVE -EEEE)

Gallatin Guide/Safety Boater since 1998

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Tom McLaughlin

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2016

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TOM WILSHIRE

Gallatin Guide since 2012

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Trista Fery

Yellowstone Zip Guide since 2015

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Twyla Zell – aka T-BIRD

Office Girl in training, now and forever

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Zach Begler

Yellowstone Raft Guide since 2016