Winter Park Escapes Team
David and Elisabeth Repka – Owners
David and his wife Elisabeth purchased their first vacation home in Winter Park Colorado, after years of visiting the area. They decided to create their own vacation rental company after being disappointed with several of the mountain accommodations they had rented. They set out to create a true luxury mountain experience while keeping it affordable, thus Winter Park Escapes was born! This boutique property management company is designed specifically to remain small, and focus on a limited number of high end properties to provide the highest quality service and amenities available.
Kyle Jenkins – Operations Manager
Kyle is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company and making sure everything is running smoothly. Taking a hike to a mountaintop view or just a scenic stroll through the forest & being surrounded by nature is one of Kyle’s favorite parts of living in Winter Park. Kyle grew up in Louisiana & South Carolina and has called Colorado home for 8 years now. You can usually find him enjoying coffee and watching the snowfall in Winter Park, hiking with his border collie, or snowboarding down the slopes at Winter Park Resort.
April Seacat – Reservations Manager
April is responsible for overseeing reservations and assisting guests with planning a future vacation and has over 15 years of guest service experience. She is from Kansas and moved to Parker Colorado in 1999. She has been in the valley since 2011. It all started with one seasonal job at the Winter Park Resort and turned into many years of service which, she now calls home. “Once you live in the valley it is hard to leave”. Her favorite way to relax is on a hike with her dog. She knows the ins and outs of the area extensively and enjoys helping our guests to create memories of a lifetime.
Kelley Guillen – Front Desk Specialist
Kelley is responsible for assisting our guests when making a reservation or during their stay. She is originally from the East coast and has lived in Florida, North and South Carolina. She moved to Oregon to explore the West coast and landed in Colorado a few years later. She has been in the hospitality industry for 12 years doing everything from coordinating weddings to helping guests at the front desk of a hotel. She enjoys traveling, trying new food, and snowboarding.
Daniel Devore – Homeowners Manager
Daniel is responsible for assisting our existing homeowners and helping new homeowners during the onboarding process including the property listings and photography. Originally from Louisville Kentucky, Daniel Devore moved to Grand County in 2013 after falling in love with the area while staying at Founders Point with is wife Kelley on vacation. With a Bachelors in Sports Administration it didn’t take long for Daniel to work his way up at Winter Park Resort, where he ran private ski and snowboard lesson operations for 2 seasons. Given his real estate experience as a licensed Realtor for Berkshire Hathaway, Daniel’s step into short term rental property management was seamless. He worked for another local property management company as Guest & Rental Owner Services Manager for 6 years prior to joining the Winter Park Escapes team as Guest Experience Manager in March 2021. When he’s not busy taking great care of Winter Park Escapes guests, you can find him indulging in one of his many hobbies. You may catch him at the local sports bar cheering on his Colorado Rockies or Louisville Cardinals, or around town snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, or playing a round of disc golf.
Sarah Morin – Guest Experience Manager
Sarah is responsible for making sure our guests are having a memorable vacation and ensuring they have everything they need during there stay. Sarah moved to Winter Park in 2015 after graduating from Florida State University. As a Florida native, she was eager to explore the mountains. With years of service industry experience, Sarah began bartending at the ski resort and moved into management over the years while writing for the Sky-Hi Newspaper part-time. Sarah loves Grand County and is eager to share her passion with guests. Outside of work Sarah enjoys snowboarding, camping, paddleboarding and taking advantage of anything outdoors with her fiancé Cameron and dog Maya.
Tiffany Beezley – Marketing & Revenue Manager
Tiffany is responsible for the companies overall marketing strategy and overseeing the nightly rates to ensure homeowner revenue is maximized. She understands the luxury brand and marketing process from many angles, with almost 20 years of Hospitality experience under her belt. A talented and accomplished professional, utilizing her talents from her background, she helps in assisting with the drive of our bookings. Originally from Michigan, she moved out to Colorado first in 2005, and has officially called the valley home for 12 years. Tiffany’s passions lie in writing, traveling, cooking, paddleboarding, live music, and so much more . You can always find her outdoors, on the water, camping, hiking, enjoying everything this valley has to offer, all four seasons!
Justin Goodyear – Maintenance Manager
Justin is very skilled and responsible for keeping all of our properties in tip top shape and also includes inventory management.
Flying drones and aerial photography are a passion including an impressive collection of remote control cars, trucks, planes, gliders, helicopters and rockets. Brewing a variety of beer and trying new recipes along with his impressive culinary skills also top the list and the latest project is restoring a 1956 Dodge Station Wagon with his son.
Chester Miller – Housekeeping Inspection Manager
Chester is in charge of supervising the our housekeeping staff and inspecting each property after they have been cleaned to ensure everything is perfect for our next reservation. He enjoys participating in almost any sport activity and coached gymnastics for several years. The majority of his free time is spent outdoors and staying active in our beautiful mountain setting. He has lived in several other areas of the US and loves calling Colorado home for over 6 years now.
Carlos Cerrate – Housekeeping Inspection Manager
Carlos is in charge of supervising the housekeeping staff and inspecting each property after they have been cleaned to ensure everything is perfect for our next reservation. He is originally from Lima, Peru and has lived in many states here in the US but Pennsylvania and Colorado are by far his favorites because of the snowy conditions and being surrounded by beautiful mountains with deep green forests which gives him the opportunity to enjoy many activities. He enjoys riding his road bike for exercise, skiing for the rush, hiking for the views, and swimming in frigid lagoons. Aside from the extraneous activities he enjoys a quiet day in mostly reading fiction, writing poetry, cooking new dishes, and watching movies. Living in the mountains of Colorado have accustomed him to a way of life that he had never imagined could be possible on a daily basis.
Tabor Eastman – Certified Hot Tub Technician
Tabor is responsible for all of our hot tub maintenance and repairs. He enjoys being on the slopes, on the snowmobile, on the links, or on the river. Personable, hard working, and integrity filled midwestern guy originally from Indiana.
Rich Stimmel – Photographer
Rich is responsible for all of our photography for the properties including the 3D virtual floor plan tours.
Jose Lopez – Maintenance Technician
Jose is from Tyler TX with 5 siblings and has been living in Grand County for the past 6 years. In his spare time in the summer, he enjoys going on hikes, paddle boarding, camping, and exploring the woods with his fiancé and two dogs. In the winter he enjoys going snowboarding and snowshoeing. He also enjoys building and tinkering with random items, to either fix or figure out how the components work.
John Jenkins – Maintenance Technician
John is extremely skilled in taking care of the daily maintenance for all of our properties. He grew up learning from his father (a diesel mechanic) how to work on cars and repair things that most people throw out. His hobbies started very young, beginning with building and riding motorcycles. Wanting more, he learned how to replace entire motors and transmissions at 16 and has an extensive welding background including welded artwork. He enjoys traveling along with longboarding, skateboarding and snowboarding.
Housekeeping Staff – Housekeeping
The housekeeping staff take care of the daily housekeeping for all of the properties.
78311 US-40 Suite 102 & 103
Winter Park, CO 80482
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM