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OUR CREW

Ketchum may be the new home for Limelight Hotels, but for our staff, it has been home for some time. We're thrilled to build our new team with dedicated locals who know and love this slice of Idaho as much as you do.

Get to know the crew of the all-new Limelight Hotel Ketchum.

Bert Witsil

Senior Sales Manager

BIO
After growing up on the East Coast, Bert's plan was to stop in Ketchum for a ski season on his drive west to California to surf. A decade later he still hasn’t had enough of what the mountains offer. Bert began his sales career promoting the iconic Sun Valley Resort and brings more than 10 years experience in hospitality to the Limelight Hotel Ketchum.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
“You’re no more than 5 minutes from world-class mountains, rivers, singletrack and more.”
Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew Bert Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew Bert

Bert Witsil

Senior Sales Manager

BIO
After growing up on the East Coast, Bert's plan was to stop in Ketchum for a ski season on his drive west to California to surf. A decade later he still hasn’t had enough of what the mountains offer. Bert began his sales career promoting the iconic Sun Valley Resort and brings more than 10 years experience in hospitality to the Limelight Hotel Ketchum.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
“You’re no more than 5 minutes from world-class mountains, rivers, singletrack and more.”

Jennie Kaahui

Front Desk ManagerBIO
Originally from Maui, HI, Jennie moved to Aspen 7 years ago and recently moved to Ketchum with her family. As the Front Desk Manager she is responsible for ensuring guests have a memorable experience during their stay. She loves catching up with guests over a glass of wine in the Lounge or roasting some s’mores at the firepits.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
This winter she plans on learning to snowboard.

Jennie Kaahui

Front Desk ManagerBIO
Originally from Maui, HI, Jennie moved to Aspen 7 years ago and recently moved to Ketchum with her family. As the Front Desk Manager she is responsible for ensuring guests have a memorable experience during their stay. She loves catching up with guests over a glass of wine in the Lounge or roasting some s’mores at the firepits.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
This winter she plans on learning to snowboard.

Lindsey Czech

Executive Chef

BIO
An East Coast native, Lindsey Czech has been cooking her way across the country for the past 10 years. After training at the Natural Gourmet Institute in Manhattan, she has worked in restaurants in the San Juan Islands, Connecticut, Colorado and Montana. As sous chef at Galena Lodge for the past four years, Lindsey fell in love with the natural beauty and welcoming community of the Wood River Valley.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
"Exploring the Idaho backcountry on skis and foot."
Chef Lindsey Czech Lindsey Czech

Lindsey Czech

Executive Chef

BIO
An East Coast native, Lindsey Czech has been cooking her way across the country for the past 10 years. After training at the Natural Gourmet Institute in Manhattan, she has worked in restaurants in the San Juan Islands, Connecticut, Colorado and Montana. As sous chef at Galena Lodge for the past four years, Lindsey fell in love with the natural beauty and welcoming community of the Wood River Valley.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
"Exploring the Idaho backcountry on skis and foot."

Denis Cote

Food and Beverage Manager

BIO
Originally from Quebec, Canada, Denis has lived in Whistler, Verbier, Queenstown and Aspen. In looking for a new challenge — that also continued to balance his family's lifestyle in an outdoor-minded place — he decided to join the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
"Outside work, I love to enjoy anything the mountains have to offer."
Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew Denis Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew Denis

Denis Cote

Food and Beverage Manager

BIO
Originally from Quebec, Canada, Denis has lived in Whistler, Verbier, Queenstown and Aspen. In looking for a new challenge — that also continued to balance his family's lifestyle in an outdoor-minded place — he decided to join the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
"Outside work, I love to enjoy anything the mountains have to offer."

BJ Sullivan

Lounge Manager

BIO
BJ Sullivan is a long time resident of Ketchum, Sun Valley and has been in the area’s restaurant scene for the past 25 years. She recently spent the last few years managing the Sawtooth Club, a Ketchum classic, where locals often frequent. BJ is very excited to be a part of the Limelight Team.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
Besides the obvious beauty, BJ loves the energy of Ketchum and all the amazing friends she has made.
Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew BJ Limelight Hotel Ketchum Our Crew BJ

BJ Sullivan

Lounge Manager

BIO
BJ Sullivan is a long time resident of Ketchum, Sun Valley and has been in the area’s restaurant scene for the past 25 years. She recently spent the last few years managing the Sawtooth Club, a Ketchum classic, where locals often frequent. BJ is very excited to be a part of the Limelight Team.

FAVORITE THING ABOUT KETCHUM
Besides the obvious beauty, BJ loves the energy of Ketchum and all the amazing friends she has made.