Meet the Staff
Todd is entering his fifth season at Rock Creek Cattle Company as General Manager. Todd is accompanied by his nine-year-old Dachshund, Legend. A graduate of Baylor University, Todd calls Las Vegas home in the offseason where he is the Vice President of Ticketing & Suites for the Vegas Golden Knights. In his spare time at RCCC, Todd enjoys relaxing with a massage at Spa 1919, going white water rafting and hiking.
Assistant General Manager
Director of Real Estate & Membership Sales
This season will mark 17 years at Rock Creek Cattle Company for Ron. He’s originally from Deming, New Mexico and now calls Deer Lodge, Montana home. Ron is happily married to his wife, Shelley. Rock Creek Cattle Company is Ron’s passion as you’ll quickly come to learn about him. Some of his favorite activities at the ranch include shooting sports, fly fishing, kayaking in the rivers and golf. He is also passionate about the community. He serves as President of the Powell County Medical Foundation, also on the board of the Deer Lodge City-County Airport and he serves on the board of directors of Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan in Deer Lodge and Dillon.
Director of Golf
Travis is entering his tenth year as PGA Director of Golf at the ranch. He offers an extensive background in world class service, high energy level and is excited to lead a team that is committed to making every effort to bring you the finest golf experience found anywhere. Travis is an accomplished player, teacher, and certified golf fitness instructor. A Minnesota native, he graduated from Concordia College, earning degrees in Management & Communication. His hobbies outside of golf include Minnesota sports, fishing, hunting, and traveling with his wife Abretia.
Director of Food & Beverage and Events
Mariann is entering her ninth season at the Ranch and is a Deer Lodge Native. Her first season was in 2007 as one of the first servers at Rock Creek Cattle Company. She returned in 2016. While being part of the RCCC Leadership Team, she returned to school online and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in public relations. Mariann has a 7-year-old son, Carter, and they live in Great Falls, MT during the off-season. She loves planning events of any magnitude and has been a long-time thespian with the Cutler Brothers Theater in Deer Lodge. Mariann enjoys all the Ranch has to offer and vows that one day she will become a decent golfer.
Director of Culinary
Nate was born and raised in Cody Wyoming and raised in a famous Western Roadhouse where he learned to be a butcher from his father. Nate holds a degree in Hospitality Management, is a graduate of the Culinary School of the Rockies, as well as holding certificates in Pork 101 from Iowa State University, Beef and Lamb 101 from Adam Danforth, Charcuterie 101 from Michael Ruhlman & Bryan Polcyn. He trained at the 1st “no-nitrate” curing facility in America focused on old world Italian methods and spent time in Italy studying Artisan Foods, Butchery and Salumi. Nate worked under Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenburg for 10 years in Boulder Colorado as Chef de Cuisine of Blackbelly Catering and Head Butcher & Salumiere of Blackbelly Market. He was the founding butcher and chef for Carter Country Meats. Now specializing as a “Ranch Chef” his focus is on meat quality, stewardship of the land and serving clients high quality seasonal food from the local community of likeminded ranchers and farmers.
Golf Course Superintendent
Rick will be entering his thirteenth season at Rock Creek Cattle Company this year. He is a native of Spokane, Washington. Rick’s family consists of his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Owen and Bailey. Rick is a graduate of Eastern Washington University. Some of Rick’s favorite activities at RCCC include golf, ATV riding and enjoying the Lake Barn.
Willie is entering his tenth season at the ranch. Willie is happily married to his wife, Lynn and the couple has five children – Kyle, Karissa, Lenora, Karson & Josee. Willie calls Deer Lodge, Montana home and he maintains the property year-round. In his off time at RCCC, he enjoys his shooting sports and fishing at the Lake Barn.
Director of Outdoor Adventures
Mark will be entering his eleventh year with the ranch this summer. Originally from Saratoga, Wyoming Mark enjoys most of his time now in Montana throughout the offseason. Mark’s favorite activities at Rock Creek Cattle Company include fly fishing and shooting sports.
Director of Housekeeping
Matt is entering his third season at the ranch. Originally from Olympia, Washington, he fell in love with Montana while attending Montana State University where he met his wife Allison. He now calls Deer Lodge home, where he lives year round helping to maintain the property. He and his wife have two huskies, Phantom and Luna, and their favorite things to do at RCCC include hiking and exploring the property with their dogs.
Membership Sales Consultant
Jessie is entering her second season as Rock Creek Cattle Company's Membership Sales Consultant. She grew up in Bozeman, Montana where she graduated from Montana State University after attending on a scholarship for track & field. She and her husband, Brian, Rock Creek Cattle Company Ranch Manager, reside at the home ranch. Jessie enjoys helping at Carol Ann's Mercantile where she aids in buying and merchandising. She also enjoys being part of the local Deer Lodge community where she lends her services as a licensed real estate professional. Improving her golf game and touring up to Rock Creek Lake are among her favorite activities.
Karen is entering her eleventh season at the ranch. Karen is from Jackson, Wyoming and resides year-round in Deer Lodge, Montana. She is a graduate of University of Nevada, Reno. Karen’s family includes her husband, Don, her daughter, Kellie and son and daughter-in-law Dean & Katie. She has two beautiful grandbabies in Mia & Remi. Her favorite activities at RCCC are horseback riding, skeet shooting, hiking and our spa treatments at Spa 1919.
Jennifer is entering her third season at the ranch. Jennifer grew up in Virginia and California and now resides year-round in Deer Lodge, Montana. She is a graduate of Montana State University with a degree in accounting. Jennifer's family includes her husband, Greg, and her three children, Katie, Ben and James. Some of Jennifer's favorite activities at the ranch are the spa treatments at Spa 1919 and sampling the tacos at the Swimming Hole.
Director of HR
Nina is entering her first season at the Ranch. She grew up in California but in 2007, she made Montana her forever home. Nina has worked for our sister company, Glacier Restaurant Group based out of Whitefish, MT for 15 years and could not be happier about the opportunity to work with us as well. Nina is passionate about giving back to the community she loves; she currently volunteers for the Law Enforcement Torch Run, serves on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Montana as well as the Big Mountain Commercial Association. Nina and her husband Laramie, enjoy traveling, paddle boarding and raising their two rescues (Diego and Meeko).