Meet the Big Sky Chamber staff and learn more about who is working for better business in Big Sky.

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Britt Ide, Interim CEO

Britt is an experienced corporate director and senior executive with over 25 years as an engineering, legal, business and community leader. Britt is a 5th generation Montanan and is passionate about supporting the Big Sky community. Britt holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.S. in Environmental Engineering, a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Mediation from Harvard.  She has long involvement with state legislatures and was appointed by Governor Bullock to Montana’s Clean Power Plan Advisory Council.  Her prior business experience includes leadership positions at Boise Cascade, Albertsons, Healthwise and Idaho Power.  Britt also serves on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Britt loves to ski, mountain bike and read.


Margo Magnant, Membership Director

Born and raised in Bozeman, MT, Margo is thrilled to bring her love of the area to the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce. She is a 2008 graduate of Georgetown University where she studied Government and English and was a member of the university’s rowing team.

Margo will bring her prior sales & marketing and event planning experience to the Membership Director position. She has skied at Big Sky Resort her entire life and has lived full time in Big Sky for several years with her husband and black lab. In her free time she enjoys exploring Montana’s beautiful mountains and rivers and listening to bluegrass music.


Lander Bachert, Visitor Services Manager 

Lander is a recovering educator who moved to Big Sky from Michigan to get back to her wilderness roots. She has lived in Michigan, North Carolina and has spent the last eight years in Montana.

When she’s not managing the Big Sky Visitors Center, she spends her time reading, running, laughing and exploring the mountains with her well-loved bloodhound Junebug.


Alex Mansfield, Marketing Manager

Alex is responsible for managing and producing relevant marketing and PR content for the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce and Visit Big Sky. She is excited to utilize her knowledge of the area to create current, engaging information that drive others to visit and experience all that our unique community has to offer.

Alex’s passion for exploring the outdoors brought her to Big Sky after graduating from the University of Montana with a BS in Marketing and a BA in Spanish. In her free time you can find her camping, fishing, skiing, or running. One of her favorite overnight locations is the Garnet Mountain Fire Lookout.