Berry Companies Leadership Team

Joe Berry
Joe BerryCEO
Joe’s passion and regard for the Mount Washington Valley are unmatched. Since 1976, his vision, determination, and hard work grew his business into one of the leading employers in the White Mountains region that supports dozens of community non-profit organizations. Joe has left a lasting imprint on the region through real estate development, resort hospitality, and commercial & residential real estate. Joe resides in the area with his wife and dogs, often found on his skis enjoying our local mountains.
Alec Tarberry
Alec TarberryPresident
Alec oversees all business operations and provides strategic planning and vision for the Berry Companies. Alec grew up working in the business from age 12. Before rejoining the Berry Companies in 2018, Alec gained valuable experience working for innovative real estate companies in Boston. An avid outdoors enthusiast, Alec is passionate about the Mt. Washington Valley. He and his wife Laura have 2 kids and can be found seeking outdoor adventures in all weather conditions.
Barbara Harmon
Barbara HarmonChief Financial Officer
As CFO, Barbara is responsible for executing the company’s financial strategy. She provides leadership to the Accounting, Vacation Ownership & IT departments. A disciplined student of business, she has been a key factor in the company’s growth through numerous economical cycles. She is a strong advocate of nonprofit causes both personally and on behalf of the Berry Companies.
Irene Donnell
Irene DonnellVice President
Described as the “right hand” of President and CEO Joe Berry, Irene brings business and resort management experience to the organization from previous roles involving legal work and ski resort marketing. Irene is a strong believer in the company’s passion for sustainable & responsible growth to support the local MWV economy. She joined the organization in 2010.
Megan Scheid
Megan ScheidVice President of Resort Operations
Megan has been with us since 2000, experiencing everything from the front desk at both Attitash Mountain Village and Eastern Slope Inn Resorts, to her current role as Vice President of Resort Operations. She oversees the operations of our award-winning resorts, always keeping an eye on her focus to maintain our Gold Crown standards for the Vacation Ownership Trusts, RCI members, and guests.
Ace Tarberry
Ace TarberryVacation Rental Manager
A Dartmouth College alumni and member of Dartmouth Athletic’s Hall of Fame, Ace returned to the family business in 2018 following an adventurous career that included professional ski racing on the US Ski Team and managing private sailing yachts. Always innovative, Ace took on a new endeavor with the company through developing a short term vacation rental operation. This new arm of hospitality has introduced countless new guests to our companies.
Bob Kantack
Bob KantackVice President
Bob has been a key player in the organization since 1977, as corporate legal counsel and advisor to Joe Berry, from the beginnings of the River Run Company. He now leads real estate planning and sales through Attitash Realty, and is a Corporate Vice President for the organization.
Sheila Duane
Sheila DuaneDirector of Real Estate
Sheila has been part of the Berry Companies team since 2002. She got her start at the company right out of school working at the front desk of the historic Eastern Slope Inn. She is the go-to for the Berry Companies’ commercial and residential real estate leasing and management, working with business partners, agents, and residential clients.

Berry Companies Administration Team

Amanda Greenwood
Amanda GreenwoodVacation Ownership Services Manager
A local resident since 1997, Amanda has been with the company since 2008, getting her foot in the door with the reservations office as a booking agent for our resort properties. She leads the Vacation Owner Services team, where she and a highly trained team provide exceptional communication, coaching and assistance to more than 13,000 vacation owners.
Jill Drew
Jill DrewRiver Run & Tarberry Companies Controller
Jill returned to our organization in 2015 after a lengthy sabbatical, bringing with her the additional knowledge of financial management and experience. In addition to her role managing the finances of the River Run and Tarberry Companies, she also oversees the general management of the AMSCO Accounting Office and is responsible for duties that support all companies. A Tamworth resident who shares 4 adult children with her husband, Jill has served her community as the school administrative unit treasurer since 2013.
Lisa Hikel
Lisa HikelReservations & Inventory Manager
Lisa trains and supervises the reservations team which accommodates guests in our resorts here in the White Mountains. She is a graduate of the Plymouth State University school of Business Management, with over 30 years in the hospitality industry, 11 of them here with our company. Lisa also leads the company’s donation committee, helping drive our commitment to supporting the non-profit community in our locality.
Rick Scienzo
Rick ScienzoDirector of Property Management
Rick is responsible for the Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Teams at both the Eastern Slope Inn and Attitash Mountain Village Resorts, as well as Berry Cos. construction projects. He has resided in the valley since 2002 and has been engaged in construction and maintenance for nearly 40 years. In his leisure time, he keeps occupied skiing and hiking with his twin daughters.
Scott Butler
Scott ButlerAttitash Mountain Service Co. Business Manager
Scott joined the team in 2018 after a number of years in real estate and accounting at another local company. He oversees business accounting functions and achievement of general business operation goals in our organization. Outside of work, Scott is an active Boston sports fan, and he and his family are often planning their next adventure utilizing the RCI network.
Vicki Chase
Vicki ChaseHuman Resources Manager
Vicki leads our human resources team, helping provide exceptional experiences and rewarding careers for all of our quality employees at the company. She came to us in 2018 after many years as a legal litigation assistant. In her time off, she takes as many opportunities as she can to spend time with her children and grandkids.
Paul Durfee
Paul DurfeeMarketing & Communications Manager
Paul came to our organization after a decade in ski resort management. He is responsible for the brand strategy, content creation, website management, and general marketing of the enterprise. He is an active member of the local business community and serves on the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce board of directors as its Vice President. He and his wife raise 3 children in Sandwich and can be found at the Sandwich Fair from dawn to dusk each Columbus Day weekend.
Zach Towle
Zach TowleInterior Maintenance Manager
Zach manages the Indoor Maintenance departments at both Attitash Mountain Village and the Eastern Slope Inn, and has been making great things happen at the Berry Resorts since 2016. Zach also runs the beloved sleigh rides at Attitash Mountain Village each winter, where you’ll find Zach and his team (complete with sleigh bells) whisking eager guests away through the lantern-lit forest.

Berry Companies Management Team

Attitash Mountain Village

Kerri Gauvin
Kerri GauvinMaintenance Office Manager
Kerri Gauvin has been with the Attitash Mountain Village team since 2020, working with the indoor maintenance team over this time. In her current role she manages the office, the work flow and department billings for both the indoor and outdoor maintenance teams.
Gary Raymond
Gary RaymondOutdoor Maintenance Manager
Gary leads our industrious Outdoor Maintenance team at Attitash Mountain Village, which strives to impress our resort guests. He joined our team in 2018 after a number of years in maintenance at other local resorts. An avid kayak bass fisherman in his free time, Gary can be found floating throughout the spring, summer, and fall months, trying to extend the fishing season as late as possible.
Tiffany McMahon
Tiffany McMahonHousekeeping Manager
Tiffany manages the housekeeping department at Attitash Mountain Village. With nearly 400 units ranging from studios to 4-bedroom townhouses, Tiffany has one of the toughest jobs at the resort. But you can always find her wearing a smile, and ready with a great joke!
Kim Walker
Kim WalkerFront Office Operations Manager
Kim leads our award-winning hospitality team at the Front Office, where she and her team spend each day trying to exceed guest expectations. She found us after 35+ years in Retail Management, where she discovered a passion for leadership. In her free time she loves to travel, explore, and spend quality time with her family. Word has it that she’s a scratch baker, too!

Eastern Slope Inn

Steve Whitney
Steve WhitneyGrounds & Commercial Maintenance Manager
Steve leads the outdoor maintenance team at the Eastern Slope Inn, helping keep our resort and commercial properties beautiful. Calling the Mt. Washington Valley home since birth, Steve started as a subcontractor for the organization before being employed here in 2010. Besides being an active outdoorsman and a volunteer firefighter, he’s never short on tasks, as he and his wife raise three children here in the community.
Dulce Johnson
Dulce JohnsonFront Office Operations Manager
Dulce leads our Front Desk staff at the Eastern Slope Inn, and brings over 20 years of corporate hospitality experience to our team. Originally from Peabody, MA, Dulce moved to the Mt. Washington Valley in 2020. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and exploring nature with her husband and two beautiful daughters.
Iza Cavarlho
Iza CavarlhoExecutive Housekeeper
Iza leads the housekeeping and laundry service operation at the charming and historic Eastern Slope Inn. She joined the team in 2003 and has managed the department since 2007. Along with her hardworking and dedicated staff, she strives to exceed all of our guests’ expectations at this iconic resort.

Vacation Ownership Trust

Lynda Tibbetts
Lynda TibbettsVacation Ownership Trust Manager
Lynda oversees the Vacation Ownership Trusts at the Eastern Slope Inn and Attitash Mountain Village Resorts, representing over 16,000 Vacation Owners. She brings a strong history of organizational management to the trust, serving as a Corporate VP of Finance and Operations at a past employer. Lynda is a 7th generation native to the Mt. Washington Valley, and continues to serve her community on boards of various non-profits in the North Conway area. She currently lives in East Conway with her husband, enjoying outdoor activities here in the mountains, while also enjoying travel – all with their family.