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Chip Nelson

General Manager

Douglas 'Chip" Nelson is returning to Breckenridge to fill our General Manager role and lead our Breck staff. Nelson brings with him many years of high-level hospitality experience, having resided in Breckenridge from 2015-2019 while working as the General Manager for several local more

Kayla Johnson

Assistant General Manager

A Breckenridge resident for the past decade, Kayla Johnson has worked in luxury property management for many years. Her experience includes homeowner relations, guest services, and home care. Prior to working in property management, she gained experience as the Sales and more

Darien Waker

Operations Manager

Helping create a memorable vacation is Darien's specialty. As director of quality assurance, Darien is dedicated to upholding Paragon's impeccable standard of excellence to ensure the ultimate guest experience. 

Born and raised in beautiful Switzerland, Darien moved to Colorado in 2012, more

Christine Izard

Reservations Manager

At Paragon, all guests are VIPs. As an expert in travel and tourism, Christine plays a vital role in streamlining the entire reservation process to ensure the ultimate vacation and guest experience.   

Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Christine attended college at the University more

Katie Kelsey

Reservations Specialist

Katie's in-depth knowledge of Paragon's luxury properties helps guest find their perfect-fit in a vacation rental.

Born in Wichita, KS, she grew up in Seattle, WA, and Lenexa KS. Katie came to Colorado 5 years ago, and loves that "there are so many adventures in our backyard." more

Sheryl Rider

Operations Coordinator

Sheryl plays a vital role as the friendly face of Paragon.  Her talent for topnotch guest services is un-rivaled as she helps guests feel right at home, and addresses any questions or concerns with clarity and assurance. 

Originally from New York and raising their three kids more

Sean Krantz

Maintenance Supervisor

Maintaining Paragon's luxury homes since 2003, Sean takes pride in his work, and his dedication to ensuring each property meets exceptional requirements is apparent. 

Born in Bermuda, Sean moved to Colorado 30+ years ago. He realized the Colorado Rockies are the perfect place to fuel more

Gregg Blumenreich

Maintenance Operations Coordinator

As Operations Maintenance Coordinator, Gregg’s exceptional ability to communicate and keep tight
timelines is what helps keeps Paragon unrivaled in their industry. Gregg and his team ensure each of
Paragon’s exquisite chateaux are impeccably maintained as if they were their own. more

Brian Williams

Maintenance Technician

Brian always delivers impeccable guest and maintenance service with diligence and an unwavering eye for detail.  It is this collective skillset (among others) that helps distinguish Paragon from the rest. 

Born in Los Angeles, California, in the early ’60s, Brian grew up in San more

Nancy McDowell


As bookkeeper, Nancy maintains Paragon’s financial records and keeps accounts current with skilled accuracy. 

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, she graduated from the University of Oregon. She followed her brother to Breckenridge in 1993 to become a “ski bum.” The Rocky Mountain’ more

Melissa Caton

Operations Specialist

Melissa is a detail-oriented professional who strives for excellence, and as a Quality Assurance Specialist, this attentive, winning combination keeps Paragon's immaculate collection of homes more