A chronic entrepreneur and visionary, Chris has a wide range of experience from management consulting to founding dot-coms and private schools. As our fearless leader, Chris brings a next-generation streamlined approach to the process of serving our clients. Passionate about our community for the past 20 years, Chris lives in Breckenridge with his wife, Shannon, and kids Chase and Jack. While entrepreneurship appears to be his main hobby, the Renner family also loves traveling to exotic locations such as Europe and Africa, where they recently investigated microfinance in Rwanda, camped on safari among the wildlife of the Masai Mara, and scuba dived in the Indian Ocean
Paul started with Pinnacle when it was just an office above a 2-car garage. He now has his hands full as Head of Construction – responsible for budgeting, scheduling, and purchasing for 10-12 homes a year. Paul also has 3 young children, a beautiful wife, Kelly, and a dog. When not working or playing with his family, you will probably find Paul biking or running marathons. Like other locals, he moved to Breckenridge for the winter, but has stayed for the summers.
Advising on finishes and features, Christina works with homeowners from architectural plans to completed homes. She has designed over 30 homes and is a pro at keeping design unique and filling in the details while making the process fun. Coming from Florida, Christina graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Interior Design.
Lisa joins the Pinnacle design team with over ten years of experience in the interior design industry. She will help transform your house into a home from conception to installation. Lisa’s thoughtful approach and attention to detail ensure that each project reflects the client’s personal style and needs. When she is not designing, Lisa enjoys spending time skiing, whitewater rafting, and backpacking with her husband and two dogs.
Emily is an award winning Interior Designer based in Denver, CO. With over 10 years of experience and regarded as one of the top professionals in the design and construction industry. She Blends a background of fashion, art, construction and design. She finds inspiration on a daily basis and applies her creative and classic designs to all aspects of her projects. Collection of work throughout her career includes resorts, multi family, condominiums, commercial office, retail and high end residential. Emily received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and is a member of American Society of Interior Designers.
Catherine is a native to Catherine is a native of Colorado. She graduated from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Sustainable Interior Design. Catherine has a strong passion for interior design with a fine attention to detail, she loves seeing projects come together. When she is out of the office, you can find her off in the woods camping and hiking or spending quality time with her husband, friends, and family.
Originally from Chicago, Ashley spent the last three years in Hawaii where she graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Environmental and Interior Design. Missing the change of seasons, she decided it was time to give mountain living a try. Ashley embraces the evolution each project undergoes while capturing the client’s unique wish list with sophistication, a sustainable approach, and attention to detail. Out of the office, you can find her skiing, hiking with her two dogs, or planning her next scuba diving trip (somewhere warm).
Originally from Michigan, Elle moved to Colorado after graduating with a Hospitality Business degree from Michigan State. For the last five years she has been living in the Front Range absorbing the culture and earning a Kitchen and Bath certificate from FRCC. After meeting her new husband in Denver, they decided to move back to his home town of Silverthorne and start living the mountain life. Elle’s passion for design is inspired by function, architecture and elegance. Outside of work, she loves to take hikes with her dogs, work on fixing up her new house and just enjoying time with friends and family.
Born and raised in Taos, New Mexico, Linsey will always be a mountain resident. After commuting to Denver for Corporate America for three years, Linsey has found her place at Pinnacle as she tackles all of our business initiatives and strategic business planning. Linsey spends the majority of her time outside of work as an outdoor enthusiast, yogi and chef. Through her adverterous spirit, Linsey brings excitement and laughter wherever she goes.
Hailing from the Upper Valley in NH, Phil brings to the table a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, four years of accounting experience, a CIMA international certificate in Business Accounting, an entrepreneurial background, and a ravenous desire for learning. Being an autodidact naturally, Phil geeks out at home researching practical subjects that he can implement in the office and his personal life. He is a longtime percussionist, expert soccer player dominating the left bench position, and a phenomenal snowboarder known not only for his amazing jumps, but more so for his epic, and quite frequent, crash landings. Phil moved to Summit County with his wife, Leah, in the Spring of 2017 and they recently invited their firstborn, Evangeline, into the world.
Originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Zane moved to Colorado to study environmental design and architecture in 2009. Ultimately, graduating with his Masters of Architecture from The University of Colorado, Zane found his way to Summit County to pursue his dream of designing mountain homes in 2015. Apart from his love for architecture and design, Zane is also a state champion disc golfer in the summer, and an avid life-long skier come winter. He finds himself traveling the world for all these passions whenever he can do so.
Turner was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia where he received his degree in Business Economics from Virginia Tech. Turner brings a background in land development, site work, and utilities to the Pinnacle team. When he is not in the office, or on a job site, he can be found snowboarding, mountain biking, playing soccer, or relaxing by the water. A beach or a lake will do.
Chad enjoys spending time outdoors and building things, all while spending as much time as possible with his wife and 4 kids! The entire family enjoys camping, motorcycling, climbing, and hiking. Chad has lived in Summit County for 10 years and while he is heavily involved with his kid’s activities he is also an active member in his church community and sits on the board of the Summit County chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
Stephen has lived in Summit County for 14 years and has over 10 years of construction management experience. He comes from a trim carpentry background and plays the mandolin. Stephen also enjoys biking, running, Nordic skiing, and playing with his 3 kids, Kai, Bryce, and Lilla. His wife Viki is from Hungary and his kids are now tri-lingual!
Brian is a LEED Green Associate and has a degree in Sustainable Energy Materials and Technology. Brian brings a breadth of homebuilding in Michigan, Arizona, and Hawaii, and enjoys biking, surfing, the backcountry, and brewing craft beer. Brian is a member of the Summit County Rescue Group and responds to 15-25 calls throughout the year.
Adam received his degree in Business Management and taught English in May of 2005. He started out as a finish carpentry subcontractor and then came on to Pinnacle as a Project Manager from 2010-2013. He is now back on the team as of 2015 as a Project Manager coordinating trades, communicating between Owner/Architect/Builder, Procurement, and overall project delivery. When he isn’t working, Adam is spending time with his lovely wife and 2 young boys(3 years and 10 months), traveling internationally, mountain biking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and reading good books by the fire.
Pete comes from the heart of the Midwest and has been a summit county native for about thirteen years. His construction background is based in framing, trim and light remodels. Pete and his wife, Ann are parents to an amazing little girl and baby boy. When not creating custom homes, Pete enjoys working in his blacksmith shop, writing fiction, and spending time in the beautiful Colorado wilderness.
Mac moved to Breckenridge in 2006 and started with Pinnacle in 2015 as a Project Superintendent. He is responsible for site management and organization in assistance to the project manager. When he isn’t working, Mac enjoys reading, backpacking, biking and skiing. He is living in Vail for the time being with the hopes and dreams of moving to wonderful Summit County.
Jim, a Vermont native, received his degree in Natural Science at Castleton State College in Vermont. Jim comes from a family of builders and has a background primarily in framing and trim work. He was recently married in Breckenridge to his college sweetheart, Stefanie. He loves to scuba dive, ski, fish, hunt, dirt bike as well as traveling and taking in new experiences and cultures with his wife.
Originally from Austin, Texas, Brock first moved to Breckenridge in 2008 and spent time working as a framer and construction manager. After a detour remodeling and building apartments in Denver and Austin, he happily returned to Summit County in 2017 to join the amazing Pinnacle crew. He loves all things outdoors including hiking, biking, camping, hunting, snowboarding, cooking, reading and spending time with his wife and dogs.
Tim grew up in Bedford, NH and moved to Breckenridge in September 2007. He became a jack of all trades from being a mechanic, to working on a ranch, and building spec homes, before finally joining the amazing team at Pinnacle. He has been a football coach at Summit High School for the last 6 years before taking this year off due to getting married this summer to my wife Brigitte! He loves building things, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, working out, skeet shooting and golf.
Born and raised in Summit County, Kyle moved to the Front Range to receive a Bachelors’ degree in Construction Management and worked in production building for just under two years. Kyle then got married and moved back to the county. He loves to ski, hike, bike, and go camping.
Garrett is a Colorado native, who went to school and primarily grew up in Summit County. Before moving to Summit for high school, he spent five years living in England with his family and traveling around Europe. Garrett earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University, then worked as a project engineer for a commercial builder for two and a half years prior to joining the Pinnacle family. He enjoys traveling the world in search of the greatest snowboarding destinations (so far Japan has captivated his heart), taking long walks on the beach of A-Basin, backcountry skiing, and encountering any spontaneous adventures he may stumble upon. All of which he prefers to endure with his awesome friends and loving family.
With a crazy long Thai last name, Asa joined us in the early years and now oversees the financial and operational aspect of the Pinnacle Companies. When not exploring the backcountry with his wife and two boys, you’ll find Asa snowboarding, mountain biking, or drinking a beer on a patio with BBQ and a view. From week long trips in the desert to the beaches of Southeast Asia, Asa loves finding adventure with his family and friends.
Carl oversees Pinnacle’s entire technology infrastructure, keeps the Client Portal running smoothly and also assists with sales. Previously, Carl worked as a commercial real estate broker in San Antonio, TX and as an investment banker in New York City. He has over 18 years of industry experience in business development, real estate and technology. He’s into hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, live music, travel, ancestry research and hanging out with his wife, Melissa, and Bernese Mountain Dogs, Nora & Beau.
Connor is originally from Tulsa, OK and is a graduate from the University of Arkansas where he studied at the Walton College of Business. He moved to Colorado in the Fall of 2016 and began working as a part of Pinnacle’s sales and business development team. If he is not working he is fly-fishing, mountain biking, rafting, and running.
Originally from Tarpon Springs, Florida, Andrea came to Colorado for her love of the outdoors, after career stops in cities across the US. Her background includes marketing, strategy and product roles working with and for Fortune 500 companies and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, all following seven years in the world of architecture. During her latest stop as a traveling management consultant based remotely in Summit County, she was drawn to Pinnacle as a way to more deeply connect to and serve the community while still being challenged professionally. She and her husband, Dan, enjoy the Colorado staples – biking, skiing, and hiking – and feel blessed to call Summit County, “Home.”
Sierra joined the Pinnacle marketing team to oversee email acquisition, analytics and online marketing efforts. Originally from Boise, Idaho and a graduate from the University of Montana, Sierra’s past experience is in sales and marketing in the outdoor industry. She’s an avid snowboarder, mountain biker, yogi, camper, and live music goer.
Melany is a Colorado Native. She joined the Pinnacle team with a deep connection to our mountain community. Melany works with media outlets and photographers to create both visual and written content and overall brand awareness. When she is not in the office, Melany is traveling to warmer weather, teaching yoga, fly fishing, or skiing with her family.
Lindsay joined the Pinnacle team implementing her creative insight and gathering and producing visual and text content. Originally from Michigan, Lindsay moved to Breckenridge as an imaginative entrepreneur and started her own photography business. She loves traveling and is inspired most when she’s outdoors, camping, hiking, or snowboarding.
With a background in graphic design and web development and a creative impulse, Shannon oversees the development of email campaigns, websites, and search engine optimization. She truly enjoys working for Pinnacle and admits it’s fun working with her hubby. Shannon is the proud mother of two handsome boys, Chase and Jack, and can typically be found walking the new puppy, Lucy, when she’s not dreaming up new web stuff for Pinnacle.
Originally from Columbia, Missouri, Rachael moved to Summit County in December of 2013 and joined the Pinnacle team in August of 2016. When Rachael is not in the office, she enjoys spending an excessive amount of time with her dog, Zedd, and Facetiming her mother.
After graduating high school, Jordan moved to Summit County to attend CMC for Wilderness Emergency Medical Services and to obtain his business degree in marketing. He enjoys backpacking, alpine fishing, and plans to be a mountaineering guide in the Himalayas on the most technical peaks.
Richie moved to Breckenridge for a fresh experience and of course to be as close as possible to the outdoors. On our feld labor team, he supports the site superintentants to keep the jobs sites clean and efficient. Richie has two younger brothers and works hard to stay involved with their lives. When he isn’t working, he loves to fish, snowboard, camp, and pretty much every other outdoor activity.
Ty, a new member of our field labor team moved from northern Colorado. His previous experience in maintanence with the Town of Eaton has prepared him to join Pinnacle. He is a self proclaimed sports junkie – football and basketball being his favorite, he is always looking for somebody to who will play ball.
Nate, originally from Baltimore, moved to Summit County just over one year ago. He enjoys running when he is away from the job site and thinks the price of running shoes is on the rise. Before starting with Pinnacle Mountain Homes, he worked “safety” at a crocodile zoo.. no joke.
Tony is a Colorado native, originally from Eaton, Colorado, he moved to Summit County in 2013. Cleaning, organizing and facilitating job sites is his role working as part of our field crew. He values working for Pinnacle for the wide variety of exposure and knowledge it presents to him on the site. On the weekends you can find Tony making turns skiing, shooting a round of disc golf, or rooting the Broncos on. Tony thinks Summit County feels like home due to its endless options to have a good time outside.
Lenny joined the Pinnacle team as a member of the field crew. His experience is mainly in the construction of multi family homes. He enjoys playing hockey, mountain biking in the summer and snowboarding in winter.
Kaden, originally from Edmond, Ok. He moved to Keystone winter of 2016, and joined the pinnacle team summer of 2017 as part of the field crew. If he is not out in the field, he would either choose to be skateboarding, snowboarding, hiking, or being on a bike with friends.
Originally from Upstate New York, Kody moved to Colorado in 2012. He attended Colorado Mountain College and Colorado Univeristy at Boulder, receiving his degree in Architectural Engineering in December of 2017. Kody joined Pinnacle in January of 2018 as part of the Field Crew. In his free time he enjoys camping, snowboarding, golfing, hiking, and hanging out with his friends and family.