Hailing from Germany, Thea is returning to Steamboat Springs for the ski season. She loves being in this health conscious, active and safe community where she spent two years as an au-pair from 2008-10. Between this time and now Thea studied Event and Tourism Management in Bavaria, Germany and Dublin, Ireland. After working for 2 years in the Event Business for a pharmaceutical company the “curse of the Yampa Valley” has brought her back to Steamboat and Moving Mountains to be part of the team creating memorable vacations in Steamboat Springs. She is looking forward to new challenges as well as pursuing her passion for alpine ski touring and snowboarding.
Patrick moved with his family to Steamboat Springs from the small seaside town of Spring Lake, New Jersey in 2001 and he graduated from the Steamboat Springs High School before going on to college in Pennsylvania. Returning to Steamboat Patrick joined the Moving Mountains Operations Team in 2014 and he often seen driving the ski shuttle or helping to set up homes for new arrivals.
Patrick grew up skiing and snowboarding with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. He loves the summers just as much as the winter in Steamboat, but still finds time to travel to the East Coast, Hawaii and the Caribbean. In his free time he enjoys reading history books, hiking, shooting, watching classic films, swimming and scuba diving and he is a big sports fan, especially of baseball and football -his two favorite teams are the Colorado Rockies and the New York Giants.
Chef Matthew Dusharme is a native of San Diego California with a Culinary Degree from the Culinary Institute of America. Matthew has had a multi-faceted career, including working as a chef for two luxury guest ranches and two Four Seasons Resorts (one in Costa Rica). He’s even worked as head chef on a yacht and at a research station in Antarctica! Matthew says he has strong Latin and Italian influences in his cooking but always likes to add his own special twist to dishes. He enjoys keeping up on current food trends and is currently interested in farm to table recipes that incorporate locally grown products.