Hotel Columbia Team Members

Edward Bills HC

Edward Bills - General Manager

After visiting Telluride many times over the years, Edward finally made the decision to live out his dreams and make the move from Chicago in September of 2018. Edward has a passion for hospitality and had been in the industry since his college days. He is an avid sports fan and follows the Blackhawks and White Sox passionately. He resides in the area with his wife and three dogs. 

Michael Battey - Hotel Columbia

Michael Battey - Front Desk Supervisor

Michael was born in Washington D.C. and moved to Colorado in 2004, where he graduated from Colorado State University. Michael is very passionate and knowledgeable about his family, Phish, football, snowboarding and cheeseburgers. He has lived in Telluride since 2009 with his wife, Lea, and his two cats, Copper and Leroy. Michael’s favorite season in Telluride is still winter.

Jack Hotel Columbia

Jack Breitenbach - Concierge

Jack is from Denver, Colorado where he graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder before moving to Telluride. Jack is passionate about music and is an avid outdoorsman. Playing and attending music festivals in Telluride, Colorado is what made him want to call it his forever home.