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Stay Montana is a local, family and employee-owned boutique vacation rental company that specializes in making Montana memories. We strive to provide the best customer service possible and continually exceed our guest & owner expectations. We even provide our family recipe, Ella Cookies at check-in. Our guests & owners love them! Come visit, we’d love to welcome you to Montana! Want to partner with a company you trust? Learn more about our Property Management Services.

History: Chris and Jen Torsleff founded Stay Montana in 2016, bringing over 55 years of combined hospitality and resort property management experience gained from working for great companies like Vail Resorts, Ritz Carlton, Hilton and Marriott. In 2022, David Moore and Laura Dwight joined the ownership team after working extremely hard and proving their leadership.

Local: We have 4 offices in Big Sky, Bozeman, Whitefish and Bigfork. Our friendly team has deep roots in Montana with our founders managing Montana properties for over 20 years, raising their family here, and enjoying the countless outdoor activities Montana has to offer. We live here, we love it and we’d love to share it with you!

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.

Awards: ⭐️Best of Whitefish 2022 Finalists⭐️ – Best Property Management, Best Lodging, Best New Business, Best Employer and ⭐️Gallatin’s Greatest 2022 Finalists⭐️ – Best Employee Recognition Program, Most Innovative Workplace, Best New Business. ⭐️Best of Big Sky 2022 Finalists⭐️ – Best Property Management, Best Business.

Meet Our Team


Chris & Jen Torsleff

Owners & Founders

Chris & Jen have over 55 years of combined hospitality 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 20 years ago and enjoy life in Montana with their two teenagers. They keep busy traveling to watch them play competitive golf and soccer. Chris serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Big Sky Ski Education Foundation (BSSEF) and also Visit Big Sky.


David Moore

Partner & Regional General Manager

David is located in the Flathead Valley, loves snowboarding, is passionate about mountain living and being a dad to his sweet baby girl. He grew up in the Denver, Colorado area and attended the University of Colorado Denver. David's drive to create memorable experiences for guests started as he worked in Breckenridge, CO for Vail Resorts and he now guides his guest service and operations teams towards that goal everyday. If you don't find David snowboarding through the trees, then you will find him mountain biking with his two dogs Keira and Zeke or trying to keep up with his little baby girl!


Laura Dwight

Partner & 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 toddlers.

Laura is active in Flathead Valley community events, such as the Whitefish & Bigfork Chambers and Powerhouse Flathead so say hi if you see her!


Ted Day

Regional General Manager - Gallatin

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.”


Reggie Rawlings

General Manager - Gallatin

Reggie was born in Montana but grew up in Arizona. She moved back to Montana for college and has loved every minute. Reggie enjoys the snow and also the heat. Her primary passion is dance, currently aerial, and of course, all the rest of the MT hobbies… camping, rafting, snowboarding, etc. She grew up in customer service and has over seven years of multi-unit management. Reggie is passionate about keeping your home pristine and welcoming for not only the guests but also the owners!


Amber Vogl

Director of Business Development & Owner Services

Amber is a long-time Montana resident and brings a wealth of expertise to the Stay Montana team. She has worked in the hospitality industry for over 15 years and has her degree in Accounting from Montana State University. Amber is a natural leader for the Stay Montana team and has a passion for making sure that our guests and owners have a five-star experience every time! When she’s not working, you can find her enjoying the natural beauty of Montana with her husband and three dogs!


Charlotte Lynch

Director of Guest Services

Charlotte and her family relocated to Montana six years ago from Nampa, Idaho. They landed in the small community of Manhattan and have loved every minute of it! Charlotte and her husband have three beautiful children and when they are not traveling for their son’s competitive soccer or their daughter's softball games they love to go hiking, fishing and camping.



Guest Service Manager

Located in the Flathead Valley, Remington loves to do anything outdoors! Hiking, fishing, and reading are some of his favorite hobbies. He joins Stay Montana from sunny Palm Beach, FL where he started his hospitality career working at The Breakers. Currently he is in the process of getting his Master’s in Finance from Harvard University. He is married and has two adorable Australian shepherd lab mixes.



Senior Operations Manager - Gallatin

Jose has been working in the Big Sky community for over 12 years. He came to Montana from Peru and decided he never wanted to leave. He loves soccer and has two kids he’s hoping will follow in his footsteps.



Operations Manager - Whitefish

Ashley is a true local Montana Native American, born and raised at the southern tip of Flathead Lake. She grew up with an on-the-go lifestyle, which attributes to her ability to thrive in busy everyday life. Ashley comes with over 15 years’ experience in hospitality and property management. Her incredible attention to detail ensures our properties are maintained at the highest level. When Ashley is not at work, you can find her adventuring with her 2 kids, white water rafting, traveling or laying around at the lake.



Operations Manager - Gallatin

Cody is from South Jersey just outside Philadelphia. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Event Management and enjoys live music and sports. Cody also enjoys skiing in the winter, and hiking and backpacking in the summer. He's truly grateful to work for a local, family-owned and operated Montana company. I love the Montana lifestyle and have a passion for providing the Treasure State experience to all of our guests.



Operations Manager - Gallatin

Bio coming soon!



Maintenance Tech - Gallatin

Frankie is our do-it-all maintenance man! He truly is a one-stop shop. He drives from Ennis daily to work with us, and we sure appreciate it. He’s been in Montana for over 24 years and loves it. Frankie loves plants, pottery, hunting, and his dog, Chapo.


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.

Stay Montana is excited to announce that we placed 2nd in the Best of Whitefish 2022 for 3 different categories

⭐️Best Property Management

⭐️Best Lodging

⭐️Best New Business

Additionally, we placed 3rd in the following category:

⭐️Best Employer

Thank you to the Whitefish Community for your support and for voting for Stay Montana! We appreciate you! We are proud and thankful for this recognition.

Read the blog for more details! Want to partner with a company you trust? Learn more about our Property Management Services.

Stay Montana is excited to announce that we’re finalists in the 2022 Gallatin’s Greatest in the following categories:

⭐️Best Employee Recognition Program

⭐️Most Innovative Workplace

⭐️Best New Business

We are especially excited to be recognized in these categories as we pride ourselves on team building and having a company culture that empowers our employees. Additionally, we are always looking for new technology and software to innovate our day-to-day processes for our valued team, guests and owners.

Read the blog for more details!

Stay Montana is delighted to announce that we’re finalists in the 2022 Best of Big Sky in the following categories:

⭐️Best Property Management

⭐️Best Business

We are especially excited to be recognized in these categories as we pride ourselves on team building and having a company culture that empowers our employees. Additionally, we are always looking for new technology and software to innovate our day-to-day processes for our valued team, guests and owners.

Read the blog for more details!

Come visit us! Browse Big Sky Properties here or read about our Property Management services here.