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About Us

About Us

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 Our Team

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Chris & Jen Torsleff

Owners & Founders

are the Managing Directors 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. They are proud of the fact they started out in positions of bellman and busser and worked their 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 18 years ago and continue to enjoy mountain life in Bozeman and Big Sky. Their combined passion for hospitality excellence and creating amazing experiences for our guests inspired the startup of Stay Montana.

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David Moore

General Manager - Flathead Valley

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 property managers 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.

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Kelly Hunter

General Manager - Big Sky

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Amber Vogl

Director of Owner Services

Amber has a passion for creating great experiences for our guests and owners. She grew up in Livingston, Montana and graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Accounting. Amber loves exploring this great place we call home!

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Laura Dwight

Director of Marketing

With an MBA specializing in Marketing, Laura brings 15+ years of hospitality marketing experience to the Stay Montana team. Laura started her career in Tahoe, then lived in other gorgeous mountainous places such as Aspen and Telluride, Colorado before moving to Whitefish, Montana to start a family with her husband. When she’s not glued to her laptop, you’ll find Laura hiking with her pup, skiing, boating or chasing her toddler.

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Denise Grenier

Business Development

Denise's love of the outdoors brought her to the Flathead Valley in the Spring of 1987. After traveling extensively she knew she had found one of the most beautiful places to live in the world. Denise owned and operated Eagle Bend Flathead Vacation Rentals from 1990-2020 before becoming part of the Stay Montana Family. In her spare time you will find Denise kayaking, floating the Swan River or hiking and XC skiing with her sidekick Scout her giant Golden Doodle.

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Ted Day

Operations Manager - Bozeman

Ted was born in raised in LA, California. At the age of 17, he became an Eagle Scout. Ted's hospitality career has spanned 20+ years, starting in maintenance and working his way up to positions as General and Area Manager at award winning Marriott and Hilton brands in Wyoming, Montana, California and Colorado. Ted is an avid outdoors man, who loves playing games and spending time with his wife and 4 kids. In his free time you'll find Ted playing video games with his kids, building something his workshop or playing with his dogs. Ted's motto is, “It will always and forever be about people.”

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Lauren Eyler

Operations Manager - Big Sky

Originally from Maryland, Lauren obtained her associates degree in Childhood Development and Psychology. She moved to Montana in 2017 to experience a change in scenery and fell in love with the mountains. In her free time, Lauren enjoys snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, swimming, off-roading and anything else she can do in nature. She's also passionate about visual arts and MMA. Montana has quickly become Lauren's favorite place and she loves working somewhere where she can share that experience with others.

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Tamara Foster

Operations Manager - Big Sky

As a Native American born in Alaska, I have a great passion for the wild spectacular beauty found in the west - in Montana, Colorado, Wyoming and all over our nation’s National and State parks. Also, having spent most of my life in the South, growing up in Memphis Tennessee, home of Beale Street Blues, “Ole Man River”, Country Music and the delicious world famous barbecue, I have another passion! I am here to serve all our guests quickly, efficiently and with southern hospitality and western charm. With a BA in Hospitality and Resort Management, I followed my daughter to Big Sky in May of 2021, and joined the Stay Montana family. In my free time, I enjoy the rafting, camping and the amazing music our awesome summers offer.

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Jose Miranda Santos

Maintenance Manager

Jose, originally from Puerto Rico, joined the Army in 2010 and was deployed 3 times. He got out in 2016 to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Jose moved to Montana in 2021 to start fresh, meet new people and explore the mountains. In his free time, he enjoys exploring, fishing, hiking, off-roading and swimming.

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Kelsey Kimble

Guest Services Manager - Big Sky

Kelsey is a recent graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Hospitality Management. She grew up in small town Nebraska and first came to Montana when she spent a summer working in Yellowstone. When she’s not at our Big Sky office she loves going to her favorite coffee shops for reading and journaling, spending time with her cat, and exploring all Montana has to offer!

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Aspen Alatorre

Guest Services Coordinator - Bozeman & Flathead

Aspen is a first generation Montana native. She grew up in Montana’s favorite small town of Three Forks, and then briefly attended school at the University of Montana (go Griz!) She later studied Travel and Tourism, where she earned her certificate as a Certified Travel Agent. Travel is her passion and her second language. When she is not daydreaming about her next tropical getaway, she is exploring her beautiful home state with her infant daughter and their adventurous English Bulldog, Lola.

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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.