Big Sky Advisory Board
Owner, Big Sky Rentals. When midlife crisis struck and Kirsten realized her dream of becoming a Broadway star was probably not going to happen, she and her husband Mike moved out to Big Sky, MT in dreams of creating a different life for their family. With over 15 years of property management experience, she has seen it all! Pitching in wherever she is needed, Kirsten is the go-to, do-all, grunt-labor employee every company dreams of having. On the side of all of this, she manages to acquire new properties, set the company direction, and work through business strategies. Also, working on claiming that work/life balance back, Kirsten can be found enjoying her friends and family around their firepit and taking in all of the beauty the mountains have to offer.
President & CEO, Tellus. Brad has enjoyed a successful career building and selling software companies. Prior to Tellus, Brad launched and scaled the 2nd largest life & annuity insurance processor in the country and maintains a seat on the board as a main shareholder. His entrepreneurial committment to building solutions for the Healthcare and Government industries led him to launch Tellus in 2013.
Executive and Artistic Director / Warren Miller Performing Arts Center. An active force in the Big Sky arts scene, founding director of the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Big Sky, Montana.
Co-Founder / The Big Sky Real Estate Company. Involved in real estate and development for over 15 years, a philanthrepreneur doing fundraising and development for non-profits that impact arts, education and conservation.
Bill Collins has lead the Sales and Marketing Team at Yellowstone Club since late 2009. During his tenure at Yellowstone Club he has lead the sales efforts resulting in over $2.5 Billion in transaction volume. Prior to joining Yellowstone Club, Bill was a Managing Director with Jones Lang LaSalle and its predecessor Spaulding & Slye. During his 18 year career at JLL/S&S he specialized in advising institutional owners and tenants in their real estate strategy, analysis and execution. During his last five years at JLL he was the Managing Director of the Downtown Boston Leasing Team and was a member of the Executive Committee. As an exclusive leasing advisor, Mr. Collins represented over 20 million square feet of office space for many of the most prominent domestic and international landlords that invested in Boston. He was also involved in over 3 million square feet of transactions as a tenant advisor to a wide variety of tenants. He worked on many of the most complex, interesting and notable office projects in Boston during his tenure at JLL/S&S, winning Boston’s Downtown Office Deal of the Year in 2000 and 2008. In addition, Mr. Collins supported the Capital Markets Team that sold over $2 Billion of commercial properties in Greater Boston. He has been a frequent speaker and expert panelist for many commercial and resort real estate organizations. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College, has sat on numerous boards and currently resides in Big Sky, Montana with his wife Shannon and daughter Elizabeth. He is an avid golfer, skier and fly fisherman.