About Us - Our Mission


Serving as the VOICE of Business, the Big Sky Chamber CHAMPIONS a healthy economy and works collaboratively with community stakeholders (CONVENES) as a CATALYST to improve the overall quality of life in the region.


Visionary; working for you to help shape Big Sky’s future


Open; Welcoming of new ideas, new people and new ways of doing business


Innovative; Willing to do things differently


Collaborative; The power of partnership proves that we are better together


Entrepreneurial; We don’t wait for solutions, we create them

“As part of our Strategic Priorities to help advocate for YOU our members and the future of Big Sky –the Big Sky Chamber is proud to unveil ELEVATE BIG SKY 2023”


Please Visit Elevate Big Sky 2023 page for more information

Big Sky Chamber Board of Directors 2019 - 2020


Scott Johnson, Board Chair

Katie Grice, Vice Chair // Big Sky Resort

Dave O’Connor, Past Chair // Buck’s T-4

Ken Lancey, Treasurer // Grizzly Outfitters

Shannon Sears, Secretary // Montana Title & Escrow


Frank Acito // Yellowstone Club

Sarah Gaither // Big Sky Community Food Bank

Kevin Hinkle // Lone Mountain Land Company

Greg Lisk // Gallatin Riverhouse Grill

Joel Nickel // Suffolk Construction

Bill Simkins // Big Sky Town Center

Meet the Team


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

Office: 406.995.3000
Mobile: 406.640.1331



Candace brings her 25 years of experience as a business development trailblazer in the EXPERIENCE Economy to lead the Big Sky Chamber. Having held numerous positions in management, marketing and sales, and non-profit development with organizations such as Wonderful Copenhagen, The Houston Symphony, Museum of the Rockies, Destination DC, The Washington Redskins, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey, and The Walt Disney Company, she now turns her focus to helping build and sustain a health economy on behalf of the Big Sky community and the organization’s 400+ members.

Office: 406.995.3000
Mobile: 406.640.0554


Director of Membership Sales

Jordan moved to Bozeman from New York after receiving her degree in Business and Economics from St. Lawrence University. Growing up in a small community sparked her passion and curiosity towards local businesses within the Big Sky area. She spent 10 years working in hospitality and decided to pursue a career path that heightens her community involvement and allows for active engagement with local business owners.

Office: 406.995.3000


Compliance Manager

Lori graduated from MSU Billings with an accounting degree and passed the CPA exam that same year. She is a Montana native, spending most of her life in the Billings area. After a few years in Arizona, Lori and her husband returned to their home in the mountains to enjoy the blue skies, clean air, beautiful white snow and abundant wildlife found in Big Sky.

Office: 406.995.3000


Programming and Events Manager

Caitlin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in communication. While in Austin, she worked on large scale event management for the University of Texas’ Parking and Transportation Services. In the winter of 2015, Caitlin moved to Big Sky to pursue a more hospitality focused career path while developing a passion for mountain living.

Office: 406.995.3000


Graphic Designer

Nicole brings with her over a decade of adventuring and creating in the southwest Montana region. A fine arts graduate of Bethany College she completed her masters degree in Museum Exhibition Design through Johns Hopkins University. Her work in the arts industry has encompassed editorial and publication design, gallery management, museum exhibition design, and freelance graphic design.

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Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Visitor Information Center is staffed 7 days a week Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Street Address

Big Sky Chamber of Commerce
55 Lone Mountain Trail, PO Box 160100
Big Sky, Montana 59716


Toll Free 800.943.4111

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