Bryce Broderick, President
Bryce brings to MBT a blend of cycling experience and a background in sustainable trail development and land use. In addition to accomplishing training for both Wilderness First Responder/EMT and IMBA “Level II” certified Mountain Bike Instructor, Bryce completed his studies to become a Bicycle Technician at the United Bicycle institute, which qualifies him for his “day job” as Shop Manager at Peaked Sports. He’s also completed several graduate-level GIS courses. In addition to previously serving as MBT’s Treasurer, Bryce brings to the organization his experience in both the outdoor education/recreation industry and working relationships with BLM, USFS,and National Parks.
Kris Quandt, Secretary
Kris moved to Jackson in 1995 to pursue the abundance of outdoor recreation that the Teton Region offers. He developed his passion for mountain biking in the San Jacinto Mountains outside of Palm Springs, CA. Kris has been guiding and educating visitors to the area on the history of the Teton Region from the saddle of a mountain bike with Teton Mountain Bike Tours for the past 16 years. Kris graduated from the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Casper College in 2011. He has been working with Robertson Pediatric OT providing services to the elementary grades with in the Teton County School District. He also works at Teton Hand Therapy as a COTA.
With the increase in popularity of winter cycling (fat biking) Kris has most recently taken up the roll of local “Human Groomer”. With the help of a small volunteer group, Kris is able to keep up to 10 miles of buff winter single track in the Cache Creek area open for everyone’s enjoyment.Kris can be found with his wife Julie and their canine companion “Trigger” mountain biking or running the Teton region’s best single track.
Todd Warden, Treasurer
Todd began spending significant time in Teton Valley after he and his family built a home in Driggs in 2012. He is graduate of the University of Vermont and has a MBA from Boston University. His career has been spent building high tech companies and managing venture capital investments back in Cambridge MA and New Hampshire. He currently sits on the non-profit boards of The Mayhew Program and the Putnam Foundation. He is an avid fly fisherman and skier, and developed his love of mountain biking riding the rock and root of the northeast in Vermont and New Hampshire. He is also coaching his sons’ lacrosse teams for the Jackson Hole Lacrosse Club. He and his wife Astrid are busy trying to keep up with their three children Quimby, Tucker and Addie and all of their activities, but can be seen out often on the trails (running, hiking, biking or skiing) with their dog Izzy.
Kevin was born in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated from The University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Communications. He has been a year-round Jackson, Wyoming resident since 1994. He has a diverse background in hospitality. Kevin was the Food and Beverage, Operations Manager for the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for six years before moving on to become a hotelier for the next eight years of his career. He enjoyed great success serving as the Assistant General Manager of the Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa; a Four Diamond, full service, boutique hotel in downtown Jackson. In 2009 he moved on to become the General Manager of The Clear Creek Group, a full service brokerage and property management firm that focuses on high-touch.
Kevin is a founder and President of the Teton Freedom Riders, a 100% volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2003 that works directly with the United States Forest Service in constructing and maintaining Jackson Hole’s public trail network. Through his philanthropic endeavors, Kevin engages community members and businesses to protect trails as an asset that serves as the community’s connection to the greater Teton area’s natural resources.
With his wife Katie, Kevin resides in the Town of Jackson where they are proud to raise their two daughters, Maeve and Macy Jane. Together they enjoy the fruits of Jackson Hole; fishing, boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, skiing, and snowboarding.
After working for bike shops in Vermont, Portland, and Jackson Hole, Scott started Fitzgerald’s Bicycles in 2002 and kept grabbing more of his friends to come join the family. After an increasing desire to give back to cycling, Scott’s passion for cycling advocacy lead him to becoming a founding member of Teton Freedom Riders, Victor Velo, and Mountain Bike the Tetons. A former City Councilman and Mayor of Victor, Scott has refocused his efforts on Mt Bike advocacy and serves as the current President of MBT.
Ryan’s passion for mountain biking started around age eight when he got a bright green Diamondback mountain bike that weighed twice as much as he did. Growing up biking in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California gave him an appreciation for epic single-track rides that has driven him to explore trails around the world. Ryan’s love for adventure has taken him to over 50 countries to work, live, and play, spending multiple years in Africa and Latin America. He holds an International MBA degree, a MA in Global Finance & Trade, and a BA degree in Spanish. His work endeavors include managing an ecotourism lodge in Costa Rica, starting socially oriented telecommunications businesses in four African countries, owning and operating a snowcat skiing business, and working as a helicopter ski guide. These days, Ryan oversees Snow King Ski Area and has his hands full raising twin girls and their older brother, who at age four is tearing up the trails of Jackson on his first pedal bike.
A bike, a bike, my kingdom for a bike! Like most locals, Kathy’s kingdom is the mountains, and her preferred method of exploration has two wheels. Kathy has lived in and avidly biked the Teton region for over 20 years. Juggling life responsibilities, including serving her second term as Teton County Prosecutor, means making the most of precious free time. Thankfully, her ten-year old daughter, Quincy, and her husband, Eric, are outdoor adventurers as well.
Kathy is a founding member of MBT, she is excited to work with regional stakeholders, create a larger system of sustainable trails, and enhance the quality of life in Teton Valley. Kathy brings to the MBT Board a wealth of experience in her legal education and work.
Melissa Turley served on the Teton County Commission and Jackson Town Council for nearly a decade, winning three elections between 2006 and 2012. During that time, Melissa served as Chair of the County Commission, as well as Mayor Pro Tem of the Town Council. Melissa helped found and served on the boards of Girls Actively Participating, Womentum, and the Jackson Hole Perinatal Advocacy Project. She is also an alumna of Leadership Wyoming and Leadership Jackson Hole. A native of Colorado, Melissa graduated from the University of Montana. She is currently the Executive Director of the Teton Village Association and an instructor at Revolution Indoor Cycling. Melissa lives in Jackson with her husband and son, George, and her favorite place to be is on a mountain bike.
In addition to his role as MBT’s founding Chairman and President, David also serves on the board of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Other volunteer non-profit work includes eight years as Vice Chairman of the Lindbergh Foundation, as well as a two year term on the first Board of the Community Foundation of Teton Valley. Drawing on his career in corporate development/strategic planning, David’s consultation was a part of both concept and startup of the now-nationally recognized Wydaho Rendevous Mountain Bike Festival. Besides mountain biking the Teton trails, he also enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, flying and a variety of snow sports. David has lived in Alta since emigrating from the Carolinas in 1998.
Dr. Richard “Dick” Weinbrandt is an independent consultant with over 35 years of petroleum industry experience, primarily in the areas of reservoir description, numerical simulation and the development of application of enhanced oil recovery processes. He received his Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University following B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. Dick is the owner of Peaked Sports in Driggs, where his love of athletic endeavors allows him to sponsor area athletes in multiple disciplines, including mountain bike racing.
Amanda Carey, Executive Director
A Massachusetts native, Amanda moved to Jackson Hole for “just one season season” in 2000 after graduating from Colorado College with a BA in Political Science. After working in development positions for the Jackson Hole Land Trust and Friends of Pathways, Amanda left the non-profit world to become a full-time professional mountain biker where she excelled at ultra-endurance events. Her professional career from 2008-2014 included multiple National Ultra Endurance Series overall championship titles, wins at the Breck Epic, the TransSylvania Stage Race, the Pisgah Stage Race and the Iceman Commeth. While racing as a professional, Amanda also earned a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology. She is also a Level 2 IMBA certified skills instructor and coaches mountain bike skills and runs women’s skills camps at Grand Targhee Resort.
Amanda and her husband, Nate, are passionate about developing their local mountain biking trails and growing the sport. Amanda is the Teton Region Composite high school mountain bike team director and Nate is the head coach. They live in Victor, ID.