Nancy Wilhelms

Executive Director

Nancy is a Phi Beta Kappa fine arts graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder and attended Rhode Island School of Design. A nationally published photographer, she is an accredited member (APR) of the Public Relations Society of America.

Katherine Bell

Program Manager, Children's & Outreach

Katherine is a native of Colorado and graduate of Colorado College with a B.A. in art history and studio art. She has been an outreach educator for the Aspen Art Museum and volunteered in South America with community-based outreach and children’s art programs.

Meghan Bergeron

Graphic Design & Marketing Assistant

Meghan is originally from New Hampshire and graduated from Keene State College where she received a dual B.F.A. in graphic design and studio art. She was first introduced to Anderson Ranch when given the opportunity from her college to travel and study painting at a workshop in the summer of 2014.

Remy Bordas

Facilities Manager

Originally from Miami, Fla., Remy graduated from the University of Miami where he received his B.F.A. in sculpture and ceramics.

Doug Casebeer

Associate Director & Artistic Director of Ceramics

Doug, artistic director since 1985, teaches, lectures, builds kilns and exhibits his art worldwide. He received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in ceramics from Wichita State University and Alfred University in New York, respectively.

Jessica Cerise

Operations Manager

Originally from Carbondale, Colo., Jessica received a B.A. in Art from Fort Lewis College. She joined the Ranch in 2010 bringing nearly 20 years of experience in the luxury guest services industry. Jessica oversees housing, the ArtWorks Store and front desk as well as administration of the Artists-in-Residence program.

Marit Evans

Development Associate

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Fla., Marit joined the Anderson Ranch in 2016. She is a graduate of Florida State University where she received her Bachelor’s in Studio Art and Master’s in Arts Administration. In her free time, Marit can be found painting, hiking or catching up on a good book.
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Jose Ferreira

Artistic Director of Sculpture, Chair of Visiting Artists Program and Gallery Exhibitions

Originally from Mozambique, Jose studied Fine Art at the Durban University of Technology in South Africa. He has exhibited widely, and his exhibition projects have been recognized through numerous awards around the world.

Liz Ferrill

Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing, & Printmaking, Chair of Artists-in-Residence Program

Liz received her M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design. She returns to the Ranch this summer after having previously been a Studio Coordinator from 2009 to 2012. Liz has had solo exhibitions of her work nationally and internationally.

Flossie Gull

Artworks Store Associate

Flossie received her B.F.A. in painting at Louisiana State University and additional education at the Art Institute of Seattle. She came to the Roaring Fork Valley where she has worked as an artist and in marketing, retail and interior design.

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Mary Graham Harvey

Executive Assistant to the Director

Mary Graham is from Nashville, Tenn. She is a recent graduate of Sewanee, the University of the South, where she majored in English and worked in admissions. She recently took part in an art history study abroad program called European Studies where she studied at Oxford University.

Carrie Hennefeld


For the past 16 years, Carrie has overseen the enrollment of students in our summer work­shops, Destination Workshops and January Studio Concentrations. Previously, she was the Registrar at the Boston Center for Adult Education. She holds an M.A. in political science from CU Boulder.

Giselle Hicks

Studio Coordinator Ceramics

Originally from Dana Point, Calif., Giselle received her M.F.A. in Ceramics from Alfred University. She has participated in numerous residency programs and exhibited work in museums and galleries throughout the country. Giselle is happy to return to the Ranch after previously working as a summer intern and winter resident from 2002-2005.

Mike Herndon

Assistant Controller

Mike was raised in Aspen, Colo., before moving to Texas and then onto California where he graduated from St. Mary’s College of California with a B.A. in accounting. Mike has since returned and is happy to join Anderson Ranch.

Emerson John

Studio Coordinator, Sculpture

Emerson is an American painter, ceramist, sculptor and miscelaneist who spends most of his time in and out of the studio. His work has been displayed in a few places here and there. He considers material a conflict of interest. Emerson received his M.F.A. in Ceramics from Alfred University.

Kendra Lizotte

Café Co-Manager

Kendra is a Roaring Fork Valley native and graduated with a B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has been cooking at the Ranch for many summers and throughout the valley.

Geri Maeshiro

Café Co-Manager

Born and raised in O’ahu, Hawai’i, Geri bloomed in California, receiving her B.A. in Conceptual/Information Arts from San Francisco State University. The Ranch has captured her heart where she has found challenge and solace in cooking in the kitchen here for all the dear hearts and vibrant creatives.

Tim McEnerney

Administrative Assistant

Tim moved to Snowmass Village in early 2007. He became closely involved with the Ranch, assisting in the registrar’s office and café. Access to the photo and digital facilities has given him the opportunity to return to his lifelong interest in photography and printing.

Josh Meier

Studio Coordinator, Painting & Printmaking

Josh was born in Topeka, Kan., and received a B.F.A. from the University of Kansas. His work has been featured in New American Paintings and recent exhibitions include “Record High” at PDX Window Project and “Your eyes like a punch” at Anderson Ranch.

Sean Muckian

Information Technologies & Audio Visual Manager

Sean manages audio/visual services and technology advancement. His previous work and studies focused on sculpture and digital media, with an emphasis on animation. Raised in Madison, Wis., he attended Memphis College of Art.

Cindy Noel

Senior Creative Manager

Originally from Minnesota, Cindy has worked with clients ranging from museums to large nonprofit institutions across the country. She has over twenty years of design and visual strategy experience, specializing in art direction for print and web. She holds a B.A. in Art History from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Meg Reilly

Receptionist & Operations Assistant

A native of eastern Iowa, Meg graduated from Coe College in 2015. She studied art history and studio art, focusing on printmaking.

Fabiano Sarra

Studio Coordinator, Furniture Design & Woodworking

Born and raised in Rochester, N.Y., Fabiano received his B.F.A. in Woodworking and Furniture Design from the School for American Crafts at RIT. Before coming to the Ranch he worked for a wood shop building and installing custom cabinetry and furniture for clients in upstate N.Y. and across the East coast.

Jennifer Slaughter

Marketing & Communications Director

Jennifer joined Anderson Ranch in 2015, bringing over 15 years of brand strategy and marketing experience in the consumer and nonprofit worlds. She previously ran her own firm serving local and national clients. A graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, Jennifer studied art history and economics in Freiburg, Germany.

Ben Timpson

Studio Coordinator, Photography & New Media

Benjamin was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has lived in Idaho, Wyoming, Michigan, Nevada, Missouri, South Carolina, Indiana, and Colorado. He received his M.F.A. in Photography from Indiana University in 2015. Benjamin specializes in interdisciplinary mediums.

Hannah Thompson

Development Director

Originally from Princeton, N.J., Hannah joined the Ranch team in January 2013. She is a graduate of Colorado College with a B.A. in art history with a minor in museum studies. Prior to Anderson Ranch, Hannah worked at the 212Gallery and the Aspen Art Museum.

Ashley Todey

Deputy Director

Ashley has over 10 years of professional experience in the nonprofit and consumer visual arts sectors. She joined Anderson Ranch in 2011 and was appointed Deputy Director in 2016. In her expanded role, Ashley assists the Executive Director in overall management of the Ranch with responsibilities focused on leadership, strategic planning, program management and operations.

Andrea Wallace

Artistic Director of Photography, New Media & Chair of Workshop Program

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Andrea received her M.F.A. in photography and electronic media from the University of Colorado Boulder. Andrea’s work is exhibited widely both nationally and internationally.

Hailey Walsh

Special Events Director

Hailey is from Cranbury, N.J., and graduated from Colorado College in 2014 with a degree in studio art.

Brad Walters

Facilities Senior Manager

A native of Dallas, Ga., Bradley received his B.A. in liberal arts, art and ceramics from La Grange College in Georgia and his M.F.A. in ceramic art from Alfred University in New York. Bradley has been part of the Ranch staff since 1997.

Kaitlin Windle


Kaitlin moved to Aspen in 2012 and joined Anderson Ranch in 2016, transitioning from six years of investment banking and private equity experience in New York City to nonprofit development. She attended Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and the Jacobs School of Music. Prior to university, Kaitlin danced professionally with the Pennsylvania Ballet.