Our planning Staff

Our experienced wedding planners will assess your ceremony & reception plans to make sure your wedding is tailored to match your every need, from your guest count down to our prix-fixe menus.
Lindsey Yochem Lindsey Yochem

Lindsey Yochem

Lindsey is a native of the Yampa Valley and as a mountain girl knew she would spend her time working in the ski resort industry. Yochem went to culinary school in Keystone, Colorado and found her niche a decade ago when she started planning weddings and functions for the Steamboat Ski Resort. With more than 1,500 weddings and events under her belt, she is dedicated to making every wedding a dream come true.

Shannon Ford Shannon Ford

Shannon Ford

Shannon is responsible for the management of food services for special events, groups as well as catering services in the Steamboat Grand. Prior to joining the Steamboat Grand team in 2001, Ford held various positions with Destination Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International and Harrah’s. For more than a decade in the industry, she has garnered numerous awards including Manager of the Year for Inverness Hotel & Golf Club as well as several service awards for Marriott International.

Gail Jones Gail Jones

Gail Jones

The former owner of the Blackbird Bakery, Jones joined the resort in 1986 as a SKIDS supervisor working in that role for three winters. When the Steamboat Grand opened in 2001, Jones moved to the hotel as conference services and catering manager and has served in that capacity for nearly 15 years. With nearly three decades in the industry, she truly understands what goes into making large group functions, special events and weddings memorable without ever overlooking the smallest of details.