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Senior Vice President and Director of Sales
Suzanne Schlicht, a 30-year Steamboat Springs resident, joined Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club in 2018, bringing with her deep-rooted experience in publishing, sales, marketing, and C-suite level leadership of media companies. She is a licensed real estate broker with Ski Realty. Schlicht has extensive civic leadership experience within the Steamboat Springs community including her current position as a director at Yampa Valley Bank. Past positions found Suzanne as president of the Steamboat Springs Chamber, the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs and Routt County United Way. Suzanne has a true passion for welcoming visitors or newcomers to the community and for preserving Steamboat Springs’ genuine Western hospitality that inspired her to raise her family here in the valley. She enjoys horseback riding, trail running, snowshoeing and skiing Steamboat’s famous Champagne Powder.
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Britt Havard is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club. Having previously led the public relations efforts at LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, the #1, top producing Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate in the world, she brings extensive marketing and real estate experience to the team, A tweleve-year Colorado resident, Britt has a distinct passion for travel and the outdoors, and strives to continuously elevate Alpine Mountian Ranch & Club’s marketing, public relations, and community events program to the highest level. You can find Britt skiing, spending time at one of her mountain properties or entertaining family and friends when she is not leading the world-class marketing efforts at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club.
Steamboat Springs native, Cody Kurowski, is the President of Alpine Master Builders, a custom design + build company, owned in conjunction with developer-partner, Corporex Companies, a privately held investment firm that has been involved with development in Steamboat Springs for over twenty years.
Kurowski’s deep-rooted passion for building and design led to his earning a Civil Engineering degree from Colorado School of Mines. Post graduation, Kurowski served as Senior Mine Engineer and General Foreman, leading operations in underground mines worldwide. After a decade of working in the mining industry, Kurowski decided to return to his roots in Steamboat Springs to continue his professional career in design and construction, developing his own contracting business, then joining Alpine Master Builders as Field Operations Manager, working his way up to President and part owner of the company in 2023.
“I am ecstatic to build upon an organization that emphasizes quality, service and efficiency,” said Cody Kurowski, President, Alpine Master Builders. “We have the tools, we have the successful proven business model, and most importantly we have the people. The future of Alpine Master Builders is strong, and we are committed to being the premier builder in the Yampa valley.”
Since Alpine Master Builders’ inception in 2020, the company has completed 9 luxury homes ranging from 4,000-8,000 square-feet, with six new custom luxury residences currently under construction at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club, targeting 2024 and early 2025 completions.
Alpine Master Builders’ design + build services include comprehensive development, project management, architectural design and oversight, engineering, and construction management functions, as well as working hand in hand with independent architects and contractors on behalf of clients.
When Cody is not building custom luxury residences, you will find him in the backcountry, on a lake, or spending time with his wife and daughters.
Audrey Williams comes to us from the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation with over 25 years of experience in facilities maintenance and resort services, including security and transportation to grounds maintenance and event production. She served on the board Gondola Square Condominium Association, Yampa Valley Recycles, and has been with Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concert series for 20 years in a variety of production and management roles. While traveling to various ski resorts in the west, she fell in love with Steamboat. In 1992 she and her husband Tom moved to Steamboat. Audrey enjoys spending her free time camping, hiking, mountain biking, and cross country and downhill skiing.
Sales & Transaction Coordinator
Kristin Hager has been lucky to call Colorado home for 45 years, with her last 30 years in the wonderful Yampa Valley. Kristin attended Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. and most recently came to Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club from Retreatia Property Management as the owner liaison.
Kristin has been involved with various local organizations over the years, including Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, Steamboat Marathon Committee, Steamboat Springs High School Booster Club, and Partners of Routt County while also raising two active girls in the community. When she is not busy driving the kids all over, she is busy skiing (alpine and cross-country), mountain biking, hiking, and enjoying her friends.
Pete moved to Colorado after attending the University of Richmond and has spent the past 14 years all over the state. He has joined the Alpine Master Builders team from a millworks and carpentry background and draws experience from a diverse career as a backcountry ski guide, large-scale event tour manager, graphic designer and brand manager.
When Pete is not tracking down unique materials for a new build on the ranch, you can find him working on his own house, skiing, camping, playing golf or on a surf trip somewhere warm.
Steamboat Springs native, Thomas Allen, joins Alpine Master Builders with 18 years+ experience and deep rooted knowledge of all facets of the construction industry. Thomas grew up working for Native Excavating in Steamboat Springs before attending the University of Colorado where he received a B.A. in Business Management and completed the CU Real Estate Certificate program. Thomas spent the next 12 years building luxury custom homes in Boulder, Colorado. With a desire to be closer to family and the outdoor pursuits he loves, Thomas recently returned to his hometown of Steamboat where he oversees field operations at Alpine Master Builders. When Thomas is not working in the field, you can find him in the mountains skiing, biking, fishing and hunting.
Born and raised on the east coast outside of Baltimore, Maryland, Hank was lured out west by skiing and wide open skies. After attending the University of Colorado studying Mathematics, Hank served 8 years in the Army as an Engineering Officer in the Reserves, and then began a career in construction. After working in the multifamily and commercial industry in Denver, Hank transitioned into a role as a Superintendent at Alpine Master Builders, inspired by his passion for design and fostering better building practices. Hank can be found skiing through the trees at Steamboat Resort in the winter and running trails throughout Routt County in summer months.
Bob Dapper, or “Dap” as we call him, has lived in Steamboat for 47 years and loves the Yampa Valley like many longtime locals. Having spent 30-plus years with Christy Sports as Director of Mountain Operations, he knows the importance of customer service and quality products bringing about a natural fit with AMRC. Bob loves spending time with his horse and being outdoors. He’s a cyclist, a runner, and loves the agricultural heritage of our valley as well as all of the activities that come with living here. Dap is the Board President of Humble Ranch Riding & Therapy Center in Steamboat Springs along with One Steamboat Place and the Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club Metro District. He is also VP of Mountain Village Partnership and is on the Economic Development Board of Directors.
Equestrian Activities Leader
Dusty was born in 2003 from the very famous quarter horse, “Star Duster”. His registered name is “Smoking Pine Dust”, and he is currently 17 years old. Ranch hand and Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club ambassador Bob Dapper a.k.a. “Dap”, started training Dusty when he was just two years old. At the age of three, the two were inseparable and moved cattle down Steamboat Springs’ famous main street parades with over 5,000 people cheering and screaming – a fun, yet noisy distraction that never once phased the young colt. Over the years, Dusty has ridden with the famous and iconic American horse trainer, Buck Brannaman, more than 20 times, and has served as nothing less than a loyal and trusted partner to his beloved Dap.
“Dusty is my life partner and has been through ragging river crossings and over mountains passes that would scare anyone,” said Dapper. “The day Dusty comes home without me, you will know my time too has come.”
Today, Dusty can be found at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club, riding the open country.
True to the land. True to your dream.
Truly distinctive communities are founded upon respect for the land and a vision of the life that best enhances it. The developers of Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club have proven their ability to bring such communities to life over decades. The Ranch is their premier achievement to date. It represents the happiest marriage of land and lifestyle, based on a firmly held conviction that you can enjoy the land to the fullest while preserving its beauty, integrity and heritage. The goal isn’t to impose a vision on the land, but to let the land itself shape a visionary community that nurtures and sustains an ideal way of life.
Bill Butler, Developer
Bill Butler is Chairman and CEO of Corporex Companies, LLC, which he founded in 1965. Under his leadership, Corporex has grown into a diversified investment company with a focus on hospitality, real estate development, and management. Corporex includes several affiliates including Commonwealth Hotels and Five Seasons Sports Clubs. Denver operations include office buildings, residential developments, and the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center at the Anschutz Medical Center. Also in Denver are the Art Museum residences and The ART, a hotel, designed by world-renowned architect, Daniel Libeskind. Butler’s business acumen has garnered him numerous awards, including National Entrepreneur of the Year, Great Living Cincinnatian Award, and the Carl H. Lindner Award for Entrepreneurial and Civic Spirit. As a widely recognized philanthropist, he has served/contributed to numerous social and academic organizations. Bill plays key roles in the Regional Growth Alliance, the Economic Development Task Force Report, and visioning studies.
Andy Daly, Developer
Andy Daly’s extensive background in resort management includes such prestigious names as Aspen Highlands, Eldora Mountain Resort, and Copper Mountain, where he served as President and CEO. He later served as President and CEO of Vail Associates (now Vail Resorts). During Daly’s tenure, the company more than tripled its revenues through aggressive marketing, operating innovations, and notable acquisitions as Keystone, Breckenridge Resorts, Grand Teton Lodge Company, Heavenly Ski Resort, etc. He is credited with dramatically improving quality standards at the resorts. A member of the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame, Daly also devotes his time to a wide range of community causes, including the Vail Valley Foundation, Vail Valley Medical Center, and Advisory Board of the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver.
Nicholas J. Heekin
Chief Operating Officer, Corporex Companies, LLC
Nick Heekin joined Corporex in 2007 as a finance associate, oversees financial relations and development at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club. With over 15 years of experience in real estate development and finance, he currently leads all Corporex Capital transactions. Mr. Heekin has been involved in over $1.5 billion of commercial real estate financing transactions including hotel, condo, industrial, office, land, and high-end sports clubs. Most recently he led the development of four hotel projects in eastern Ohio. Currently, Heekin serves on the Board of Directors for Commonwealth Hotels. In his time off Nick enjoys hunting and fly-fishing during his visits to Steamboat Springs.