Our team

Marc Pierce

Owner / Head Dreamer

Originally from Illinois, Marc moved west to attend Montana State University in Bozeman, and in 1980, he and his father founded his first

Chris Richardson

Owner / Chief Culture Creator

Chris has more than two decades of experience behind the camera as a producer and director of photography, a role that began while seeking a degree in

Bridger Pierce

Vice President of Operations

Bridger has been with Warm Springs since year one, learning television, production and management from the inside-out as the company evolved. These days,

Ben Ford

Vice President of Development

Ben moved to Montana from Colorado and got his start with Warm Springs as a freelance editor on Season One of the Blue Ribbon show,

Traci Field

Chief Financial Officer

A Warm Springs’ pillar since 2010, Traci is the voice of reason for the Head Dreamer and Chief Culture Creator, overseeing financial, human resources and

Troy Batzler

Vice President of Field Operations

Troy’s creative career began with wildlife photography and eventually transitioned into film when a few magazines started requesting promotional clips along with

Eli Bierwag

VP of Post Production

Thanks to a nudge from a good friend to “go back to school” in his mid-twenties, Eli completed a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from University of

Veronica Pope


After starting her media career with The Denver Post and Comcast Cable, Veronica quickly discovered a love for reality television. She’s worked in development, as a

Lee Robinson


Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee to two parents in television production, Lee grew up haunting the halls of their work and following in their

Nathan Charlan


Nathan grew up building forts and playing slingshot wars around the farmlands of Johnsburg, Illinois, and from a young age, he was influenced heavily by the power of

Lin Brummett

Manager of Operations / Finish Department

Lin cut his teeth in the industry long ago as a master control "switcher" at a local TV station, and now brings nearly 50 years of

Tyson Bierwag

Post-Production Operations Manager

After earning a degree in Journalism from the University of Montana, Tyson had one professional bucket list goal: Shoot a beer commercial. Once he

Erin Kaiser

Travel Manager

Erin is originally from Oregon and accidentally got into the TV industry when she moved to Missoula, Montana, first as a footage logger then

Samuel K. Dolan

Production Staff Supervisor

Sam was raised in Northern Arizona and went to work as a movie cowboy with his father during the 1990s. By the early 2000s, he was working in

Kendall Kaiser

Director of Information Technology

Originally from Idaho, Kendall produced TV commercials and long-format commercial projects in Western Oregon and Washington for 15

Fritz Statler

Field Operations Supervisor

Fritz is one of those lucky people who discovered his passions early in life. He enrolled in a media arts program in high school and began working as