The Schumacher Family
While our summer staff reaches in excess of 130 employees, our core staff of managers and owners prepare for the busy summer all year long. Meet our year round staff here and if you need anything, please contact us!
The Schumacher family has owned and operated Three Rivers Resort since 1983. Mark moved from Chicago in 1971 to attend Western State College (its name then!). His Bachelor’s degree and subsequent years of construction work helped prepare him for the demands and challenges of resort ownership. Over the years numerous cabins have been built and/or renovated, a restaurant and Outfitting business have been added, the General Store has been expanded and a myriad of other improvements and growth have been implemented. Mark has always been very community-involved, serving as President of both the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District and Chamber of Commerce and on the boards of the Planning Commission, Tourism Association and local Hockey Association. He is a golf and fishing enthusiast, bird hunter and occasional mountain biker and skier as well!
Mark and Mary Jo are an owner-operator team. She oversees the management and operations of the Housekeeping department. Guidelines for the cleaning and presentation of each cabin are strict, the goal being to prepare each one as if a guest were visiting her own home. She loves the outdoor mountain activities like running, hiking, biking and skiing. Mary Jo has also served on local boards, including the Chamber of Commerce, Kids Kount, Mentors, Friends of the Library and Hockey Moms.
The Schumacher children grew up on-site and from young ages worked at the resort in many capacities. Presently Sarah and Luke have moved onto careers in Nursing and Engineering, while Dirk has joined the year-round staff of Three Rivers Resort as Outfitting Manager.
Nate Gibson is our year round Maintenance Manager. He joined our family in the summer of 2018. The Maintenance job is huge and he has a lot on his plate with the maintenance of 52 cabins, 3 vacation homes, our large office, an auto shop, 30+ vehicles, 20 trailers, a mobile home park, sewer system, water system and so much more! Nate has lived in the valley for quite awhile and is no stranger to maintaining large properties. He previously worked with Crested Butte Mountain Resort taking care of many of their condos. Nate is an avid outdoorsman and Denver Broncos fan. He lives in Almont with his wife, Des, and their 2 dogs.
Jammie (pronounced like Jamie) Antonarez is our Housekeeping Manager, overseeing a large staff in the summer who are responsible for our sparkling clean cabins, homes and lodge rooms. Her department is also responsible for cleaning all of our public facilities, including restrooms, Dance Hall, Pavilion, and laundry rooms. During the winter months, she and one other housekeeper take care of cleaning for all of our winter guests and tenants. With years of experience in housekeeping and laundry management, Jammie joined us ready to take on this busy department. Jammie grew up in Gunnison and lives there with one daughter, while the other is attending the Naval Academy.