Meet Your Chamber Team

Chamber Staff

Sherry Weamer
Executive Director

Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Information Center, and Destination Management Organization

Koby Kasten
Operations Coordinator

Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Information Center, and Destination Management Organization​


Guynema Terry


We always welcome new volunteers! If you’d like to help out, give us a call!

Chamber Board of Directors

Meet your Chamber Board — Board members serve a two year term. If you’d like to be a part of the Board, please contact us for details….

Chelsea Brajcich

Covering Broadway

Michelle Kroll
Vice President

Vice President
Flying S Title and Escrow

Dominque Gruber

Practice Manager
Red Lodge Veterinary Clinic

Nick Gaddy

Executive Director
Beartooth Recreational Trails Association

Brian Langeliers

Digital Experience Administrator
Tippet Rise Art Center

Hanna Kohley

Marketing Manager
Red Lodge Restaurants

Jack Moore

Marketing Manager
Red Lodge Mountain

Lori Elliott

Elliott Interior Design, LLC

Marni Echols-Bell

Coldwell Banker, The Brokers

Holly Lucara

Community Relations Manager
Beartooth Billings Clinic

Sam Merrick

General Manager
Babcock & Miles

Sherry Weamer

For the past 35 years, I have lived, worked, and raised 3 children here in Red Lodge. For 22 of those years, I enjoyed working for Red Lodge Mountain Resort. My husband and I have owned and operated and the Destination Red Lodge Travel Planner for over 25 years. We have always been heavily involved in marketing for the town of Red Lodge.

I am privileged to hold the position of Executive Director and have since October 2014. I have stayed in this position that long because I love this job and I love Red Lodge. My commitment to its growth and vitality has only deepened over the years.

Stepping into the role of Executive Director was a transformative moment. Little did I know the depth and breadth of the Chamber’s functions—from event coordination and fundraising for fireworks to robust marketing campaigns and operating a bustling visitor center. It’s a multifaceted, challenging, and incredibly rewarding role that I’ve embraced for its ability to make a meaningful impact on Red Lodge.

Koby Kasten

Koby works behind the scenes to keep the gears turning at the Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce. I’ve found my niche in doing my part to keep the Chamber operating seamlessly and moving forward.

In the wild, you will find me catering to the needs of my dogs who are my world and bring me great joy. I also love exploring the backroads to Bighorn Canyon and recharging my batteries admiring the wild horses, all things bison, and filling my pockets with rocks that my 2 adult sons cannot wait to inherit someday.

Chelsea Brajcich

Born and raised locally, in this wonderful community, just west of town in Luther. I graduated from Red Lodge High School in 2008 and attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA (Go Zags!). I received my BA in Public Relations and Communications. My husband (Ryan Brajcich) and I moved back “home” to Red Lodge in 2017—it was a no-brainer for us, we get to live, work, and raise a family in this great community. 

Upon returning home to Red Lodge, I opened a boutique on our beautiful main street, Hometown Sisters—what a fun venture! After 4 years of growing the business, we made the decision to sell the shop—allowing time to spend with our daughter and new son, before taking over my in-law’s business of 20+ years (Covering Broadway) at the beginning of the new year (2022). 

We are excited for this next venture!! I am proud to sit on the Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce board and proud to promote this town and community.

Michelle Kroll

Michelle is the Vice President/Branch Manager of the Flying S Title and Escrow branch here in Red Lodge Montana (formerly First American Title). She is a Montana Licensed Title Insurer and has worked for this company since February 1993. She started at the bottom level of the title insurance business searching at the Yellowstone County Courthouse daily, examining title records, and then having her own foreclosure office in that same Billings location. Being in the real estate business for over 30 years has shaped her business-friendly idea of what would be good for Red Lodge and Montana.


Michelle moved to Red Lodge to manage the Title/Escrow office there on the night of the 2000 Christmas Stroll, one of the Chambers biggest events, and she believes it to be the best move of her life. As a Montana native, she was born in Bozeman and grew up in Billings, Columbus and Sidney. She is a graduate of Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa, Georgia.

Her interests include, skiing, hiking, gardening, watching all sports, and spending time with my family. Her grandparents Paul and Monica Kroll, had a family beet farm in Bridger, and made a point to have family members join them in Red Lodge for the Festival of Nations for years and years. Those days in the Civic center in the 70’s and 80’s watching a community celebrate its heritage had a lasting effect on her and made her want to play a part in the future of Red Lodge.

Dominique Gruber

I am a mother of three young children, a Certified Veterinary Technician, Practice Manager and part owner of Red Lodge Veterinary Clinic with my husband Dr. Casey Gruber. I am also a Certified Personal Trainer and fitness enthusiast. Growing up in a small town on the west coast of Canada allowed me to appreciate the closeness of a small community.

At 15 years old, I landed my first job as a veterinary assistant on the Sunshine Coast of BC and fell in love with the veterinary industry. I moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2007 to follow my dream of working with horses. I then graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2012 with a degree in Animal Health Technology.


I continued my career as a Certified Veterinary Technician in Calgary before relocating to Red Lodge to purchase Red Lodge Veterinary Clinic with my husband in 2015.

Since becoming a business owner, I have found a new passion for financial, personnel and practice management. Although stressful at times, the rewards of owning and running your own business are plentiful.

Nick Gaddy

I grew up outside Spokane, WA and attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA where I received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Minor in Business Administration in 2009. I have lived in Red Lodge since the summer of 2013. During my time in Red Lodge I have worked for local businesses including Beartooth Mountain Guides, Red Lodge Mountain, Silver Run Ski Education Foundation and Red Lodge Pizza Co/Natali’s Front Bar. I have also been a volunteer with Red Lodge Search and Rescue since 2015. I am currently the General Manager of Red Lodge Pizza Co and Natali’s Front Bar as well as the head coach of the freeride program for Silver Run Ski Education Foundation.

Leadership and working with teams has become my passion. I have been a manager at two ski areas, a ski team, Natali’s Front Bar and now the Pizza Co, where I manage a staff of around 50 employees. I have strong interpersonal skills, I am well organized, responsible and reliable. I have always been passionate about the community of Red Lodge and would love to continue that with the Chamber of Commerce. 



Having worked in the Red Lodge hospitality/food service industry for years, I have been able to befriend many community members, hospitality staff, as well as develop an understanding of the broader business community. This experience has allowed me to gain an understanding of the needs of local businesses and how best to help them succeed. I have also had the pleasure of interacting with countless visitors to Red Lodge, and this has given me insight to why and how people visit us. I feel confident that this understanding, my involvement in the Red Lodge food service industry, along with my relationships within our community, would make me a valuable member of the Chamber of Commerce Board. 

Thank you again for your consideration, I look forward to the opportunity t work together.

Brian Langeliers

As a native of South-Central Montana, it is a passion for Red Lodge that brought Brian Langeliers full-circle back to the Beartooth Mountains eight years ago. His life arch has witnessed a childhood in Billings, a higher education of fine arts in Missoula, and a 20-year career in the music industry built in Boulder, CO.

Brian now works as the Digital Experience Administrator at Tippet Rise Art Center where he shares the world-class sculpture park and classical music venue with the world through the Tippet Rise website and social media channels. Brian’s interest in developing the arts and music scene in Red Lodge and greater Carbon County is paramount to his previous 4-years experience on the Board of Directors at the Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce.

Hanna Kohley

My family roots run deep in the Red Lodge community. My grandparents moved here in 1972 and ran their own legacy as business owners, chamber members, city council members, and so much more, along with my parents following in their footsteps. Now, I feel it is my turn to help Red Lodge grow and develop into a beautiful and welcoming place to live and visit.


I graduated from Red Lodge High School in 2014 and currently hold the position of Marketing Director at Red Lodge Hospitality that represents six different downtown businesses in Red Lodge. My involvement also expands in to to coaching youth athletics, being secretary of TBID (Tourist Improvement Business District), mentoring through the DSVS (Domestic and Sexual Violence Services) program, a member of the Marketing Committee of BRTA (Beartooth Recreation Trails Association), Administrator of the Recycling Community, and volunteering with other non-profit organizations.

Jack Moore

My name is Jack Moore and I am the Marketing Manager at Red Lodge Mountain. I have lived in Red Lodge for 3 years, and love the warm sense of community that this town brings to the table. I have a strong passion for the outdoors and love to ski.

As a member of the chamber board, it is my goal to build a strong connection between the mountain and our local community and will continue to work on this mission as I serve on the Board.

Lori Elliott

I serve on various community boards in Red Lodge and truly enjoy the camaraderie of working together as a team and overseeing projects.  As a Red Lodge Chamber Board Member I encourage others to become involved and volunteer their time in this amazing community. 

I grew up in North Dakota as a 4th Generation Norwegian and try to keep our family heritage alive.  I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Advertising/Communications from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN and spent the first 10 years of my professional career working in the advertising/marketing field.  
After having children, I went back to college in Madison, WI for Interior Design and have run my own interior design business, Elliott Interior Design, for 30+ years. I have amazing clients throughout the state of Montana and enjoy helping them with their home and/or small business design needs. 
I raised my children in Hudson, WI.  My youngest, Britta Zietlow, graduated from Red Lodge High School in 2012 and is employed by Rock Creek Dental as a dental assistant.  She has a 10 year old son Liam, who is an absolute joy in our lives. 
In my free time I enjoy being on the water, camping and traveling. 

Marni Echols-Bell

I am excited to represent Red Lodge as an ambassador of our community by being a board member of the Red Lodge Chamber of Commerce.

I have served on a variety of boards throughout my life including the Department of Defense School board, Junior League, Officer Spouse, and Scholarship board just to name a few. Since moving to Red Lodge full-time in 2014 I have served on the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, and Community Food Bank, Skijoring and currently volunteering with Red Lodge Fire / Rescue blood drive efforts which have allowed me to connect with and support my neighbors.

It is a joy to see how small-town charm is alive and well in our town. As the gateway to Yellowstone National Park, it is important that we care for the treasures so many people are drawn to visit.

Holly Lucara

Three generations before me called Red Lodge “home” and is where I spent a lot of my youth, eventually moving here in 1998. I have worked in Travel / Tourism for more than almost 40 years in various businesses including hotel, car rental, catering / food & beverage, large event planning, and 5 years in local news. Now I work slightly outside that bubble as Community Relations Manager for Beartooth Billings Clinic – who’s core demographic is a mix of locals, second homeowners, and visitors – showing how my experiences always seem to link the local and visiting populations of Red Lodge equally. 
My fundamental knowledge of the area’s history, industry ebbs and flows, current challenges, and future resources needed propels me to work with others in finding fair solutions. Red Lodge is my family’s “hometown;” it is important to me to be a good neighbor, spend locally, and to give and receive friendly greetings from those we pass on the streets and in the stores. 
The Red Lodge Area Chamber Board is the nucleus of our strong community, and I will be honored to serve alongside the other members.

Sam Merrick

I am excited to offer my candidacy for the Board of Directors for the Red Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce. My experience living in Red Lodge and my previous involvement with the Billings Downtown Business Association (as a member of their Board and board chair for 3 years), I think I could be a contributing participant on the board. I am passionate about contributing to the growth and prosperity of our community.

Additionally, I have an extensive background in event planning (Alive After Five, Christmas Stroll-Billings, and Strawberry Festival). Therefore, I understand the time and effort that goes into keeping an event thriving and successful.  By working together, we can create an environment where businesses can flourish, innovation is celebrated, and our community’s economic future is secure.
If elected, I will be dedicated to leveraging my skills and experience to benefit the Chamber and Red Lodge. I look forward to fostering collaboration among businesses, advocating for pro-business policies, promoting economic growth, supporting small businesses, or enhancing networking opportunities. I believe in the power of a strong chamber of commerce to be a catalyst for positive change and prosperity in our community.