Meet the Full Time Staff of Annunciation Heights
A Colorado native, Kyle brings to the role of Executive Director countless experiences that prepared him well to lead Annunciation Heights. Kyle is married to his lovely bride Amberly, and they have four kids. Kyle enjoys hiking, reading scripture, being with his family, and creating an awesome Camp experience for all those that step foot on the holy ground of Annunciation Heights.
Kyle's favorite Bible story: The Creation Story
Kyle's favorite quote: "If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!" -St. Catherine of Sienna
Director of Food Service
Greg brings with him many years of camp cooking experience, meaning his camp meals are the best camp meals in the Tahosa Valley area. When Greg is whipping up delicious meals for the campers and staff of Annunciation Heights, he enjoys hiking tall mountains, volunteering with the local fire department, and spending time with his wife, Gwen, their seven kids, and their 11 grandkids.
Greg's favorite Bible story: Gideon
Greg's favorite quote: "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends." - Jesus
Adventure Specialist & Forest Manager
A native of the Estes Park area, Josh is our Jack-of-all-trades. He oversees our 1,000 foot zip-line and challenge course, he managers our forest, and he pitches in with countless maintenance projects. When he's not giving 110% to AH, he enjoys hiking big mountains, leading our staff and missionaries in CrossFit workouts, and being with his wife, Cynthia, and their five kids.
Josh's favorite Bible story: The Prodigal Son
Josh's favorite quote: "It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey." -St. Ignatius of Loyola
Facilities & Maintenance Manager
Originally from Conifer, CO, Thomas has lived in the Estes Park area for several years. Before moving to Estes Park, he served for five years as a Navy Seabee. When he's not beautifully maintaining the property of Annunciation Heights, Thomas enjoys hiking, hunting, and spending time with his new bride, Ellen.
Thomas' favorite Bible story: Jonah and the whale
Thomas' favorite quote: "From small beginnings come great things."
Guest Services Manager
When you call Annunciation Heights, the kind and friendly voice you'll hear on our end is that of Brenda Brown. Originally from the East Coast, Brenda has lived in the Estes Park area for nearly 30 years with her husband Paul. They have two grown kids. Brenda enjoys writing, reading about the lives of saints, and talking about the greatness of St. John Paul II.
Brenda's favorite Bible story: Daniel and the Lion's Den
Brenda's favorite quote: "I know well that the greater and more beautiful the work is, the more terrible will be the storms that rage against it." -St. Faustina
Head Housekeeper & Head Guest Master
From Lakewood, CO, Bernadette is a recent graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas College. Bernadette serves AH in many different ways, which includes overseeing housekeeping and serving as the Head Guest Master. Bernadette enjoys baking, swimming, and reading.
Bernadette's favorite Bible story: Jesus calming the storm
Bernadette's favorite quote: "The mountains are calling and I must go." -John Muir
Victor originally hails from Mexico, but he has lived in the Estes Park area for more than 20 years. Victor does it all for us at Annunciation Heights, and he does it all with a smile on his face. In addition to helping in the kitchen, he helps our maintenance guys with various projects, and he tackles countless other random projects, as well.
Victor's favorite Bible story: Jonah and the whale
Victor's favorite quote: "Joy is a net of love by which we catch souls." -Mother Teresa
Assistant Program Director
Raised on the East Coast, Luke fell in love with the outdoors in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia. After working as a backpacking guide in Utah, though, he found the wilderness of the American West to be entirely captivating, bringing him back to the mountains of Colorado today. Luke assists in the development and execution of the program offerings of the camp, striving to allow Christ's love to be shared with all who visit Annunciation Heights. When not at work, Luke loves to play the guitar, go on backpacking trips with friends, and work to improve his climbing.
Luke's favorite Bible story: The Good Shepherd
Luke's favorite quote: "The glory of God is man fully alive." -St. Irenaeus