Our Staff

Ciara Wolfe

Ciara Wolfe

Executive Director

Executive Director Ciara Wolfe shares her previous 11 years of non-profit experience with BSCO. An Oregon native, Bobcat Alumna and now with over a decade and a half of Montana roots she holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University, Bachelor’s Degree in Earth Science from Montana State University, an Organizational Leadership Certification and is a Certified Fundraising Executive. Wolfe’s extensive and diverse non-profit leadership roles include Gallatin Valley YMCA in Bozeman, MT; Whatcom Family YMCA in Bellingham, WA; Montana Outdoor Science School in Bozeman, MT; and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Park County, Livingston, MT. Ciara’s commitment to the mission and work of Big Sky Community Organization is complimented with her dedication to the non-profit sector within Montana.

Ciara along with her husband, two children, and two dogs reside in Big Sky Montana where they appreciate the incredible assets of the Big Sky community including the trails, mountains, rivers and people on a daily basis! If you run into Ciara in town, on the trail or a ski lift please stop to introduce yourself and share your dreams and ideas for Big Sky, as BSCO is here to serve this incredible community!

Leisha Folley

Leisha Folley

Finance and Operations Director

Leisha is originally from Sheridan, WY. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Finance from University of Montana. Following college she worked as an Accountant in Denver, CO for eight years. After vacationing in Big Sky for over 10 years, she finally moved here in 2012. She’s excited to be a part of the BSCO team and help them fulfill their mission and goals. Leisha enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and simply just enjoying everything Big Sky has to offer.

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Director of Parks and Trails

Adam was born in northern New Mexico but was raised in Montana. Between receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Whitman College and Master’s degree in Watershed Hydrology from the University of Montana, he has worked in various fields ranging from wellsite geology in oil/natural gas to teaching skiing in southern Europe to building mountain bike trails. After completing his Master’s degree, Adam moved to the Big Sky area in 2013 and worked in Environmental Management for the Yellowstone Club as well as teaching skiing during the winter. In his free time, Adam is out enjoying the trails on bikes and foot during the warm months, and by alpine, telemark, and cross country skis during winter.

Sara Marino

Sara Marino

Community Development Manager

Sara comes to BSCO with 17 years of non-profit experience in Membership and Development for the conservation organization, Montana Environmental Information Center. Sara and her husband, son and dog have been visiting Big Sky for many years to ski, hike and bike, and made the move official in the Winter of 2018. She is excited to be a part of the Big Sky community and helping people connect with the amazing recreational opportunities this special place has to offer.

Jeff MacPherson

Jeff MacPherson

Asset Manager

Originally from Minnesota, Jeff moved to Montana in 2003 to attend school at the University of Montana. He moved to Big Sky in 2008 to fulfill his skiing addiction. After working as a raft guide, ski patroller, and park ranger, Jeff joined the BSCO in 2018. He enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing in the mountains, being on the river, and living life.

Jelica Summerfield

Jelica Summerfield

Assistant Asset Manager & Outreach Coordinator

Jelica moved to Big Sky in 2016 but has called Montana home since 1992. Jelica’s upbringing in Bozeman gave her an appreciation for small communities, the environment and outdoor pursuits from an early age. She enjoys exploring the surrounding mountains on skis and by foot, and becoming a part of Big Sky’s growing year-round community. In the winter months, Jelica is a professional ski patroller at Big Sky Resort and has worked for BSCO since the Spring of 2018.