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Property Management in Steamboat Springs

Management Team

Meet our team of property management professionals

Michelle Koci, President

Michelle is proud to be a Colorado native and grew up on a farm on the Front Range. She attended Dana College in Nebraska where she met her husband and graduated with a degree in Biology. After graduation, the couple returned to Colorado, eventually relocating to Steamboat Springs in 2006 where she began her career in the Resort Management industry. Michelle joined the Resort Group management team in 2013 as an Owner Liaison with Mountain Resorts. She became General Manager of the Storm Meadows Associations in 2017. As Resort Group grew with the everchanging resort industry, Michelle's role changed to Vice President in 2020 and then in 2022 to President of Steamboat Association Management where she oversees the the day-to-day operations of over 50 associations.

Michelle enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors with family and friends, and embracing the genuine welcoming culture of all Steamboat has to offer.

Hollie Sutton, Association Manager

Hollie has been in the resort management industry for over 25 years. She worked in management at The Ranch at Steamboat and as an Owners Liaison for Mountain Resorts. In 2005, Hollie came to Steamboat Association Management as an Association Manager and with her years of experience and certification as a Manager of Community Associations has become a vital asset to the company. Her sound decision making processes and attention to detail have proven very valuable to our clients.

April Sparks, Association Manager

April was born and raised in Craig, Colorado. April moved away to travel, learn, grow and experience life and it ended up bringing her right back to the Beautiful Yampa Valley. Some call it "the curse", April calls it luck. April has been with Resort Group for over three years and was with Mountain Resorts as a Housekeeping Manager at Chateau Chamonix. She has transitioned to the Steamboat Association Management Team and is looking forward to the new challenges that this job has to offer. April spends her free time away from work doing all things adventurous, fun and challenging, including snowboarding, fishing, and hiking to name a few.

Victoria (Tori) Cook, Association Manager

Born in Canada and raised in Georgia, Victoria (Tori) Cook moved to Steamboat Springs seven years ago where she began her career in the hospitality and resort management industries. She graduated from Steamboat's own Colorado Mountain College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, as well as two Associate's degrees in Accounting and Entrepreneurship. Her passion for education has driven her to begin pursuit of a Master's degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University, as well as continuing education for Association Managers.

New to Steamboat Association Management, Tori looks forward to serving each association she represents with effective communication, rapid responses, and personalized attention.

Teresa Long, Association Manager

Teresa moved to the Colorado in 1994 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after receiving a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Dayton in Ohio. Over her many years living in the Yampa Valley, Teresa has held several jobs in the hospitality industry, including at restaurants, the Steamboat Resort, and with a popular river outfitter where she organized guided rafting and flyfishing trips. It was as the Director of Operations at Go Alpine, a local transportation company, that Teresa hit her stride. She remained with Go Alpine for 25 years before joining the team at Steamboat Association Management as an Association Manager.

Teresa has a lovely daughter, a proud fifth generation Routt County native who is attending college in Colorado Springs. While Teresa is not working hard tending to property management issues, she enjoys playing tennis, watching movies, and absorbing the magnificence of our beautiful valley.

Julie Brown, Association Manager

Julie grew up in Oshkosh Wisconsin, moving to Colorado in 1985 to attend CU-Boulder. She began her hospitality career in Vail, where she met her future husband. They moved to Steamboat Springs in 1990 and Julie started a 27 year tenure at Steamboat Resorts Management in Front Desk and Reservations. She left Steamboat Resorts in 2017 to become General Manager of the Inn at Steamboat. When Resort Group purchased the Inn in 2022, she happily transferred to Steamboat Association Management and is excited to learn a new aspect of property management. In her free time, Julie enjoys playing with her two dogs, gardening, hiking, snowshoeing and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers.

Brad Keeler, Director of Maintenance

Brad started his maintenance career at a very young age working alongside his grandfather and caring for his rental units. Brad furthered his knowledge working in track home construction developing his drywall, plumbing and electrical skills. Over the next 30 years Brad employed his leadership skills as General Manager for Goodin Properties where he had direct oversight of 16 properties encompassing over 100 total units in the prime rental market of Oklahoma City.

After visiting his three daughters here in Steamboat, he found Routt County to be the perfect fit for an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. It also just so happened to be a great place to raise his youngest daughter. Brad found his home with Resort Group in August of 2014 and quickly put his leadership skills to work while advancing through the ranks of the S.A.M. team.

As the Director of Maintenance for Steamboat Association Management and Colorado Commercial Services Brad’s number one goal is making S.A.M. the top-rated go to Management Company in the valley.

Resort Group has been voted Best Property Management Company by the Steamboat Springs community in the Steamboat Pilot & Today's prestigious Best of the Boat awards three years running! Resort Group companies include Mountain Resorts, Pioneer Ridge, Simply Steamboat, Steamboat Association Management.