John Seelye, President and founder of Big Sky Build, was born and raised in Litchfield, CT. After attending the University of Connecticut, he moved to Vail Colorado to ski and work in the construction industry on high end mountain homes. He relocated to Big Sky Montana in 1996, and accomplished his goal of starting a building company in 1997. John resides in Big Sky with his family and a household of crazy pets.
Having lived in Big Sky for more than 30 years, Beth is a longtime local. As part of the Big Sky Build team for more than 12 years, she is the glue that holds us all together! She calls Gallatin Canyon home, where she lives with her husband, two kids, and a lot of adorable animals. When not at work, you will find her enjoying the outdoors around Southwest Montana with family and friends.
Jen Guenther moved to Big Sky from Michigan in 2001 to live the summer dream of raft guiding and winter dream of ski instructing. She started her Human Resources journey locally in 2007, and has worked with many local organizations. Jen is passionate about people and excited to work with Big Sky Build to create an exceptional employment experience. When not working, she enjoys whitewater rafting, skiing, trail running, camping and exploring with her husband Dan, son Will and two dogs, Huckleberry and Dakota.
A native of Detroit Michigan, Brian moved to Big Sky in 1996, and has worked for Big Sky Build since 2013. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Torie, their son Sumner, and their four-legged family members, Lily the dog and cats Lava and Tiger. In winter, Brian enjoys skiing and long soaks in any hot springs. During Montana’s non-snowy seasons, you’ll find Brian fishing, camping, rafting, playing tennis, and exploring the outdoors with his family.
Anna is a Montana native with a passion for all things the Treasure State has to offer. She and her dog, Lenny, can be found playing outside, lounging with a book, or relaxing with friends and family. One of her favorite parts about working at Big Sky Build is seeing a project come together from start to finish and getting to be a part of the emotional aspects of building a home, in which clients will create memories for years to come.
Born and raised in Southern CO, Mike moved to Southwest Montana in 1999 to attend Montana State University. After graduating from MSU, he studied at the Northwest Woodworking Studio and spent several years building and designing cabinetry and furniture. He later moved into sourcing, designing, and managing interior finishes for high end custom homes as the manager of Earth Elements Design Center in Gallatin Gateway. He enjoys spending his free time skiing, mountain biking, fly fishing, and rafting with his family.
A New England native and California transplant, Jess traded the coast for the mountains of Montana in 2016. With an extensive background as a project manager in several different industries, she had many years of experience as an advocate for builders and architects in the Big Sky area before finding her home at Big Sky Build. She loves the challenges and rewards of being part of an extensive team that build homes from concept to delivery. In her free time, she enjoys playing outdoors with her sidekick, Emmett.
Robbie was raised in Wisconsin and is a diehard Packer fan. She was originally drawn to Montana for the skiing, and has since fell in love with the easy access to all the outdoor recreation and warm hearted people throughout the state. She has two dogs; a Golden retriever named Odin and an Australian Shepard named Aech. She enjoys spending her free time with her wife and dogs, mountain biking, camping, climbing, hiking, skiing, playing hockey, and being on the water.
Originally from Chandler, AZ, Nick moved to Big Sky in 2019 for a 30 day internship. After discovering all the outdoor activities this amazing mountain town offers, he decided to call Big Sky home. Nick is a graduate of Arizona State University wth a degree in Construction Management. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, hunting and volunteering for the youth hockey league.
Steve moved to Montana in 1993, and to Big Sky specifically in 2003. He has been with Big Sky Build since 2014. Having worked in the construction industry for more than 40 years, his experience is extensive, which includes a Storm Water Waste administrator??? and a certified crane operator. He has also served as a board member for the Big Sky Skating and Hockey Association since 2010. Steve and his wife Marie are lucky to have their two children and three grandchildren all live here in Big Sky.
Luke is a Montana native and grew up just 40 miles from Big Sky. He has been with Big Sky Build since 2007. He started out just pushing a broom as an apprentice and now runs jobsites as a Site Supervisor. Along with his carpentry skills, his ability to teach and lead teams are major assets.
Family is Luke’s top priority, and he spends most of his free time in the outdoors passing on his love for Montana and all it has to offer to his two kids, Karter and Karsyn
Guy moved to Big Sky from the Minneapolis area with his wife, Alecia in 1999 and joined the Big Sky Build team in 2003. Guy is proud to carry on the craftsmanship that he learned from his father in his own workmanship, and the perseverance he learned from his mother. He enjoys building high end homes and fulfilling homeowners’ dreams of living in the mountains with their families. Guy and Alecia are grateful to be raising their daughter in Montana. He enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, hiking, camping, and mountain biking.
Jeff Moved to Montana from Wisconsin in 1998 after college. He began his custom home building career here in Big Sky and started working for Big Sky Build in 2003. He and his wife, Jessica are parents to Thomas and Sidney, fraternal boy twins. When he’s not thinking about building something that has never been built before, Jeff is outside skiing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, or camping around Southwest Montana. He also started the very popular Friday Night Curling League here in Big Sky’s Town Center.
Davy first moved to Big Sky 20 years ago, inspired by the Rocky Mountains and the outgoing people. A native of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Davy learned the Carpentry trade from his father, with the support of his tenacious mother. Growing up with a hammer in hand, he soon found a home in Big Sky where he could work in Carpentry and put his experience to use building the beautiful custom homes Big Sky is famous for producing.
Davy specifically sought out Big Sky Build for the quality and caliber of the custom homes they have a reputation for, being in alignment with their goal to produce a product that sets a benchmark. In his free time, Davy loves to camp and hike with his wife and dogs, or dirt biking and snowboarding with friends.
Robert came to Lincoln, Montana when he was a young child, then moved to Belgrade as a teen. He learned about a Laborer role after school from his friend, and current fellow Site Supervisor, Luke, and took his first trip of his life to Big Sky for the interview. Robert worked his way up to Carpenter, and now Site Supervisor, drawing on his extensive knowledge of the industry of custom homes he learned at Big Sky Build.
When he is not at work, he enjoys hanging out with his family, coaching his sons’ baseball teams, hunting and fishing in the wilds of beautiful Montana. He lives in Belgrade with his fiancé and sons, as well as his pup Dixon.