About Us

Adam Rynd || President

Adam grew up in the Seattle area, vacationed in Chelan as a child, and now considers Chelan his adopted hometown.  After graduating from the University of Washington, Adam began a career in the software industry and now owns and manages several successful businesses in Central Washington with his fiancée Kelli, including Sage Vacation Rentals, Chelan Spa and Pool, and Coldwell Banker Lake Chelan Properties, leading residential real estate firm by sales in Central Washington since 2014, with offices in Chelan, Manson, Brewster, and Winthrop in the beautiful Methow Valley.

Our vision is to provide the finest vacation rental management services to our vacation rental owners and to provide our vacation renters with an amazing, world-class vacation experience.  To achieve that, we seek to provide the finest vacation rental management services to our vacation rental owners and to provide our vacation renters with an amazing, world-class vacation experience.  Establishing a strong customer service culture and creating great opportunities for employees with generous compensation packages are fundamental to our success.

Adam and Kelli are very active in the community and have contributed over $250,000 to non-profit organizations in Chelan since 2012, including $100,000 to help buy the Cornerstone Building.  Adam has lived in Chelan since 2012 with his sons and is actively involved on the boards of several business and community development organizations.

 

Ron Kehl || General Manager

Ron has enjoyed living in Lake Chelan the last 15 years with his wife Karrie and their two children Ethan & Maddie. He is excited to bring his 20 years of experience in the vacation/hotel industry to Sage Rentals. He looks forward to learning more each day, and is grateful for the opportunity.

Ashley Bradley || Operations Manager 

Ashley is our new Operations Manager, but she has worked with Sage Vacation Rentals for the past 3 years in many forms. She is a Western Washington University alumni with several years of experience in guest services, marketing and leadership positions. She vacationed with her family to Chelan and Eastern Washington when she was little which provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. Through her work with Sage Vacation Rentals, she hopes to provide guests with the same memorable and fun vacation experiences.

She decided to move to the sunny side of the state to work alongside her husband, Travis, full-time last year. She is a passionate writer and content creator who loves to connect with the community in fun, creative and meaningful ways. Ashley is an avid theater-goer, movie buff, reader, food and wine connoisseur. You will often find her assembling puzzles and spending quality time with her husband.

Ashley is also serving as the Secretary for the Northwest Vacation Rental Professionals for the 2nd year in a row (formerly VRMAWA). During her term as secretary, she has helped expand the organization to include Oregon, Idaho, Northern California and British Columbia for a greater network of allies, community and support. It is the NWVRP’s responsibility to inspire and empower vacation rental professionals to provide world-class vacation experiences for all.

 

Josh Cooper || Guest Services and Marketing Manager 

Raised in the Wenatchee Valley, Josh Cooper comes to us with a decade of experience in retail and service management. He currently resides in Wenatchee with his wife, Sarah, and their two girls, Eva and Hailey.

When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his kids, working on car restoration, and listening to classic rock. He commits to providing a world-class Central Washington experience for both vacation renters and clients.

 

Travis Bradley || Property Manager 
(Wapato Point Resort + Manson)

Travis is the newly appointed Property Manager for the Wapato Point Resort and select homes in Manson!

Prior to property management, he also spent a year working as the Guest Services Manager of Sage and worked with home maintenance for 5 years prior to his work with Sage Vacation Rentals. He is dedicated to making the management of your homes a well-oiled machine as well as providing a world-class vacation experience. 

Travis moved to Chelan area with his wife last year to start a new chapter in their lives. He enjoys spending his free time wine tasting and enjoying the beautiful Lake Chelan with his wife, Ashley.

 

Jake Johnson || Property Manager
(Southshore + Entiat)

Jake is a brand new addition to the Property Manager team at Sage Vacation Rentals! He will be serving primarily Southshore and Lake Entiat area with select homes in Manson. Jake comes to us with years of experience in management and guest services. Prior to Sage, Jake worked as a lead in a couple successful manufacturing companies in Snohomish County as well as part of a management team with one of the top grossing chains in the US.

He decided to move over with his partner, Savanna, this Spring to start a new adventure and to enjoy the lake and sunshine. Jake is thrilled for the opportunity to work in such a beautiful environment, let alone the vacation industry. He looks forward to being able to provide impeccable home care and service for many years to come.

He has many hobbies, but his favorites include gaming, movies and spending time with his friends and family. Jake is quite the pool shark and will give anyone a run for their money at Scrabble!

 

Kristi Wellman || Property Manager

(Condos)

Kristi has lived in the Lake Chelan Valley for 17 years!

Previously, Kristi worked for BMW for 23 years as Leasing Manager, Client Advisor and Customer Service Manager. Along with working at Sage, she also has worked at the local Starbucks for 10 years and Karma Vineyards for 9 years. Customer Service is her passion and she always wants to make sure guests have a great experience.

Alongside her late husband, Brick Wellman, they managed the condos at Chelan Resort Suites for 9 years. She joined the Sage Vacation Team as Property Manager for all the Chelan Condos in May 2016.

She says she "feels blessed to be part of the Sage Team and I'm looking forward to a great vacation season helping each guest have a world-class experience." Her passion is "World Class Experience" for all of my guests. She loves going the extra mile to ensure guests enjoy their vacation and continue to think about the ultimate vacation as always being in Lake Chelan.

Her hobbies include enjoying her horses and riding, when time permits, and playing with her puppies (Molly the chihuahua and babe the Border Collie). She has one son, Tripper, daughter-in-law Betty and 3 grandchildren: Katherine 23, Hannah 17 and Jake 15. They live in University Place on the West side.

 

Kelsey Guy || Guest Services, Marketing & Events

Spending the last decade in the heart of Los Angeles with extensive Sales and Marketing experience, Kelsey is a travel connoisseur who’s heart resides in Chelan. She has pledged to endorse and promote the things she loves. When Kelsey believes in an idea, she wants to share it with the world.  She has spent her entire professional career working with, and building companies for which she holds a genuine passion an uses that as the driving force in her position at Sage.  Her strategies focus on creating connections between brands and clients where both parties succeed.

For fun, Kelsey enjoys visiting new places and being inspired by food, culture, art and people but her home is now and always will be the surroundings of the beautiful lake. 

 

Savanna Bradley || Guest Services & Park Pointe Property Manager 

Savanna is another new addition to the Sage Team and is currently joining us as a Guest Services Agent! Savanna has years of experience in guest services and administration. Prior to Sage, Savanna worked in administration and guest services at a medical clinic in Western Washington as well as providing service to senior citizens in a retirement home.

Inspired by the Chelan sunshine, Savanna decided to make the move this Spring with her partner, Jake, starting a new journey. Savanna has a passion for the vacation industry and all Chelan has to offer, so she is excited to have a part in providing people with their dream vacations to Central Washington!

Savanna’s hobbies include reading, gaming, paddle boarding and spending time with her family. You can expect to find Savanna paddling on the crystal blue lake of Chelan during the Spring and Summer months in her spare time!