Big Sky Planning & Execution Team
HATCH EXPERIENCE BIG SKY PLANNING & EXECUTION TEAM
HATCH CO-FACILITATOR / ENTREPRENEUR / COLLABORATOR
Entrepreneur | Collaborator | Integrator | Facilitator. Pete has co-created seven restaurant concepts, and co-founded energy efficiency and angel investing companies. He is a Certified Integral Facilitator, Adjunct Professor at MSU’s College of Business, TEDx Speaker, and is a Licensed clinical professional counselor with a Masters in human development. Loves playing Hockey & Tennis, Parenting, writing music, Integral Theory & practice, and Meditation.
Sara Mo Vanacht
HATCH EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR
Sara Mo is an intellectually curious organizer, a social justice enthusiast, and an avid adventure seeker. She is a senior at Montana State University, studying Psychology and Political Science with a focus in behavioral economics. She managed Engineers without Borders, serves as an ambassador to the Dean of College of Letters and Sciences, worked with strategic planners, keynote speakers, and donors, is a member of the Honors College, Dean’s List, President’s List.
EXPERIENCE DESIGN TEAM LEAD
Chris Walch was born and raised in Hawaii and now calls the mountains of Big Sky, Montana home. Chris began her career as a real estate finance associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. Chris was Co-Executive Coordinator for TEDxBozeman 2017 and is currently the Guest Experience Co-Coordinator for HATCH, Director of Operations for Philip Sheppard (#becauseofHATCH), a ski instructor at Yellowstone Club and along the way also an artist, collaborator, innovator, adventurer, singer, songwriter, photographer, and dabbler of foodie creations.
MUSIC PRODUCER / EDU COACH / HATCH CO-FACILITATOR
Paul Durham is a musician/singer/songwriter, music business innovator, and human development explorer. After two major label record deals, radio singles, MTV play, and international tours, as well as dozens of tracks in films, trailers, TV shows, and commercials, he built an indie label for his band, Black Lab. Along the way he also picked up a number of professional and psychological facilitation processes, working with executives and small businesses in the U.S. and Europe.
STRATEGIST / WRITER / HATCH CONTENT & MEDIA TEAM LEAD
Shannon answered Montanaʼs siren song of steep peaks and endless adventure after graduating from the University of Vermont in 2002. Combining a love of storytelling with a passion for unlocking the patterns and puzzles of data led to a career in marketing; most recently as CEO of Spur Studio Creative Marketing Group.
FUTURIST/DESIGNER/FOUNDER EQOGO, HATCH ADVISORY BOARD / VENUE DESIGN
Mark Goerner has had a diverse and dynamic career as a concept designer, futurist providing services, for the feature film industry, contributing to “Minority Report”, “Constantine”,“X-men 2”, “Superman”, “Iron Man 2″, “Thor”, “Fantastic Voyage”, and “Avatar”. As an industrial design he contributed advanced concepts for BMW/Designworks, Intel, Toyota, Honda, the High Roller wheel in Las Vegas. He is taking these influences and knowledge as well as a background in manufacturing to found eqogo, a robust platform to evaluate products for their long term value and environmental impacts.
CONSULTANT / HATCH FILM GROUNDBREAKER COORDINATOR
Lou Morris is the only volunteer to be a part of the HATCH for all 13 years since its inception. He studied Broadcasting at Northland College. After a career on the airwaves, he transitioned into the print/publishing industry. He and his family have enjoyed living in Big Sky country for over twenty years, providing his clients with business solutions through paper, ink and technology.
Lou has assisted as a Coordinator in many areas of HATCH currently serving as the Groundbreaker Film Coordinator and is critical for venue logistics.
OUTDOOR PURSUIT GUIDE / YELLOWSTONE CLUB AND INSTRUCTOR // HATCH TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
Loves what she does: adventuring in nature, developing relationships, and helping people do more than they ever thought possible.