About Stay Montana

Mission Statement:  We are a passionate team striving to operate an industry leading property management and vacation rental business.  Our mission and values are driven by a “service first” culture, resulting in owners and guests that are raving fans.

Values:  Do The Right Thing - Spotlessly Clean & Well-Maintained Homes - Create Raving Fans

Meet The The Team                                             

Chris & Jen Torsleff are the Managing Partners of Stay Montana. They have over 55 years of combined hospitality and resort property management experience working and learning from great companies like Vail Resorts, Ritz Carlton, Hilton, & Marriott.  We are proud of the fact we started out in positions of bellmChris Torsloff, Stay MT Owneran and busser and worked our way to key leadership roles in some of the most respected companies in the hotel and resort industry.  Chris and Jen were married in Moonlight Basin 17 years ago and continue to enjoy mountain life in Bozeman and Big Sky. Their son loves ski racing with the Big Sky ski team and their daughter loves skiing, horseback riding, and baking cookies for all our vacation rental guests. Their combined passion for hospitality excellence and creating amazing experiences for our guests inspired the startup of Stay Montana.

David Moore, Director of Property Manager

David is an avid snow boarder and has an overall passion for mountain living.  He grew up in the Denver Colorado area and attended the University of Colorado Denver.  David's passion for creating memorable experiences for our guests started as he worked in Breckenridge, CO for Vail Resorts and he guides his team of 3 property managers and 2 Concierge's towards that goal everyday.  If you don't find David jumping into the Big Couloir, then you will sure find him mountain biking with his two dogs Keira and Zeke.

Chris Johnson (CJ), Director of Maintenance

A passion for the mountains and his love for fly fishing drew CJ to Montana.  His extensive experience working for Beaver Run Resort and Vail Resorts has fueled his passion for hospitality.  CJ is role model for his team of 2 maintenance techs as they continuously keep our properties in tip top shape for our owners and guests.  If he is not fishing somewhere on the Gallatin or Madison rivers, you can find him cruising Elk Park Ridge on his snow board.  

Amber Mears, Accounting Manager

Growing up in Montana Amber has always felt at home in Big Sky country.  We she is not crunching numbers for our owners, Amber is usually exploring this great place we call home!

Alex Erlenbush, Social Media

Alex was born and raised in Bozeman and is no stranger to Big Sky Country!  Alex showcases the uncommon beauty of Montana and Stay Montana's vacation homes to an instagram following of over 15,000.  Graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in Communications and Business Alex learned the art of social media marketing quickly after college.  We are blessed he has joined the team to share the wonder and beauty of Montana to our growing audience.

Ella Torsleff, Cookie Goddess

Ella, daughter of Chris and Jen, is the true magic at Stay Montana.  Ella is a sophomore at Bozeman High School and is passionate about horses.  When we can pry her away from her horse Page and school, she is working hard baking cookies for all Stay Montana guests.  She has perfected her Chocolate Chip Caramel cookies and shares her recipe with all our guests.  She values the concept of a warm welcome and adds a little sweet to go with it.....


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