STAFFTony Ferlisi, Executive Director Hailing originally from hot and humid Jacksonville, Florida, Tony migrated to the west to Jackson, WY in spring of 2004. In the years since, he has remained deeply entrenched in the cycling industry, including over 12 years of work as a guide and mountain bike trip designer for Trek Travel and a stint with the Yeti Big Mountain Enduro race series. From 2011 to 2017, he was an active member of the emerging Lander, Wyoming mountain bike community, serving as a Lander Cycling board member, USFS liaison, race director and trail builder. In between, he’s earned a master’s degree in Natural Resources from the University of Idaho and worked as a Gros Ventre Wilderness Ranger on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. In February 2018, he relocated to Victor, Idaho to begin work with MBT. He still manages to find enough time to ride his mountain bike, backcountry ski and fly airplanes. Tony is working hard towards our mission to create a healthy, vibrant mountain bike community in the Teton Region and invites you to join him for a bike ride, a ski tour or a cold beer anytime! Contact: email@example.com
Cy Whitling, Sprockids Program Director
Cy hails from northern Idaho where he spent his youth riding homemade trails behind the supermarket, wishing he had someone to tell him how he was riding wrong. Now he gets to ride better trails in bigger mountains here in the Tetons, with plenty of people to learn from. He loves coaching and teaching young riders and trying to keep up with the fast kidsContact: SprockidsTV@mountainbiketetons.org
Chris Brule, Trail Crew Chris is just another northeastern native here to ski your powder, ride your single track and drink your beer. Chris has 4 years of trail building experience in the Wasatch prior to working with MBT in 2017. Time off is mostly spent riding bikes and traveling around racing them downhill. During the winter you can find him in a red coat at Alta ski area pealing people off the mountain and making avalanches. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alec Johnson, Trail Crew
BOARD OF DIRECTORSBryce 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.
Liz Nobman, Treasurer Bio Coming Soon!
Todd Warden, Vice President Todd began spending significant time in Teton Valley after he and his family built a home in Driggs in 2012, and subsequently moved here full time in 2014. 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 is the Committee Chair of the Teton Valley Community School and sits the Development Committee of the Teton Science Schools and is on the board of 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 and his wife Astrid are busy trying to keep up with their three children Quimby, Tucker and Addie and all of their activities (lacrosse, gymnastics and rock climbing), but can be seen out often on the trails (running, hiking, biking or skiing) with their dog Cedar.
Lynne Wolfe, Secretary Lynne is a long-time resident of the Greater Yellowstone. She’s an avid mountain biker who loves long climbs and fast downhills, and has been an active advocate for mountain biking in the Tetons for many years. For work, she guides and teaches in the mountains both winter and summer, mountaineering and backcountry skiing and avalanche education. You can find her on a trail somewhere with her husband Dan Powers and retired ski pooch the Chili-dog.
Ryan Stanley 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.
Kathy Spitzer 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 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.
Dick Weinbrandt 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 the 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 from 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.
Tom Athey Bio Coming Soon!