Pete Lawton’s familiarity with the valley makes him a tremendous asset to the Land Trust board. Pete grew up in Jackson Hole and attended the University of Wyoming. He further augmented his credentials with several more business and banking related degrees outside of the state. The CEO of Bank of Jackson Hole since 2011, he previously served as Jackson Market President for Wells Fargo and President of Jackson State Bank & Trust. The Land Trust appreciates Pete’s steadfast commitment to this community.
Bill Bradford, MD, PhD, is a consultant in the life science industry, providing strategic and technical expertise to companies engaged in pharmaceutical development. He has served in a variety of executive and scientific roles at biopharmaceutical companies, and previously was an academic on the Infectious Diseases faculty at UCSF where he had a research focus in Africa. Bill has been a regular visitor to Jackson Hole since the 1970s and became a full-time resident with his wife Catherine and three children in 2011.
Scott Pierson is the president and co-founder, with his wife Lisa Pierson, of Pierson Land Works. Scott previously served as a Jackson Hole Land Trust board member from 1997-2005, including a term as president. His long-term relationship with the Land Trust and 35 years of experience in land planning and management are valuable assets to the board.
Karen Parent has a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and moved to Jackson Hole in 1996, inspired by the beauty of the landscape and the opportunity to have a positive impact on a rapidly changing built environment. Karen has worked to promote awareness of the value of thoughtful design and planning through her service on the Town of Jackson Design Review Committee since 2004 and her work as a part time high school architecture teacher at the Jackson Hole Community School since 2009. Karen currently works with Stephen Dynia Architects.
Jennifer Sparks is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Partner at Friess Associates, managers to the Brandywine Mutual Funds. She has worked at Friess Associates for over 15 years. After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1989 and travelling West, Jennifer thought she would stay in Jackson Hole for just one year. She fell in love with the Valley and has been here ever since. // She has been an active member on Teton County Search and Rescue for 16 years and has dedicated her time to serve on numerous Boards of Directors. She believes volunteering and community involvement are an important part of what makes Jackson Hole so special. Jennifer and her family brave the wilds of Town living and she enjoys fishing, trail running and winter time activities.
Joe Albracht co-founded Mobius Management Systems Inc. in 1981 and was the Chief Operating Officer. Headquartered in Westchester County, New York, Mobius is a leading provider of enterprise software products designed to optimize the storage, retrieval and presentation of large volumes of transactional information. In 2000, he and Patricia Stancarone purchased a home in Teton Village and became full time residents. He enjoys the great outdoors with activities such as hiking, skiing, biking and simply observing the landscapes and wildlife. He is also an instrument rated private pilot.
Jill Baldauf is a 25 year veteran of the advertising industry. Her career has spanned both coasts with key positions at DDB, Grey, Ogilvy & Mather and Benton & Bowles. In 2003, she retired to form her own agency, Ampersand. Jill began coming to Jackson 20 years ago on her honeymoon and has visited every year since then with her husband, Steve Grossman, purchasing a home in Wilson in 2005. Together with their daughters, they have truly enjoyed becoming part of the valley community visiting as often as time permits from their full time home in Santa Monica Canyon, California. Jill is extremely active in the Los Angeles community currently serving on the boards of Chrysalis, The Broad Stage, Blue Ribbon and LA Opera. She is a fifth generation Californian originally from San Diego, and has her B.A. from UCLA and MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School.
Kelly Davis is an avid equestrian and owner of Old Oak Farm, LLC and international show jumping stable. She is married to George Davis. They have two children, Lucy and Clay. Kelly and George are past Chairs of the Stanford Parents Advisory Board. Kelly was on the Board of the Sullivan Canyon Preservation Association for 8 years. Kelly currently serves on the California Committee South for Human Rights Watch and the Director’s Circle at the Los Angeles County Art Museum. When not riding horses, Kelly enjoys skiing, mountain biking, fly fishing and running, and has recently taken on the big challenge of learning golf.
This is Tania’s second stint on the Land Trust Board, the first being from 1996-2002 and serving as President in 2000. She and her husband, Tom, moved to Wilson in 1988. Interested in ranching, they purchased a farm in Driggs, Idaho in 1990 which produces hay and Black Angus cattle. She has served on the Board of the National Wildlife Museum and is currently in her third term as a commissioner of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Tom Evans moved to Jackson Hole in 1978, and started in the real estate brokerage business in 1986, working with BBC Real Estate. In 1996 Tom was recruited by Jackson Hole Realty where he also joined as a partner and shareholder. In 2003 Sotheby’s International Realty purchased the assets and business of Jackson Hole Realty. Tom is an associate broker with Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty working out of a branch office in Teton Pines. // Tom serves on many nonprofits within the Jackson Hole Community, including Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area. He is also a member of the Board of Governors for 3 Creek Ranch Resort and is head of the Ambassador Committee. Tom and his wife Andrea have two children, Ashley and Alicia. The Evans clan spends a great deal of time in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park camping, fishing and rejuvenating their love for the valley.
The Jackson Hole Land Trust works to protect and steward the treasured landscapes of Northwest Wyoming
Our vision is a legacy of protected open spaces, wildlife habitat, working lands and community spaces across Northwest Wyoming that inspire current and future generations.
Please contact our main office in Jackson.
185 East Hansen Ave, Jackson, WY 83001
P.O. Box 2897, Jackson, WY 83001