Meet Our Expert Team
Jason MurrayGeneral Manager Bio
Jason MurrayGeneral Manager Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR
Jason is a native of Klamath Falls and a proud Henley Hornet graduate. He attended the University of Oregon, attaining his degree in Business Management and Finance. Upon graduation, Jason left Oregon for thirty years, growing a career in retail management, new brand introductions, and innovation.
After 30 years outside of Oregon, he returned to the Basin, where he purchased a property at Running Y. Falling in love with the nature, the people, and the environment, Jason volunteered to help polish the brand Running Y. He assumed the role of General Manager in November 2021. Under his leadership, Running Y Ranch Resort is accelerating the pace of change to make us a top-tier resort.
Jason enjoys traveling with his wife, golfing, biking, and loving on pups in his free time. Jason and his wife Linda recently celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary and have two grown children and two grandchildren. Jason has a passion for guest experience and is determined to THRILL each resort visitor who chooses to come to our magnificent Running Y Resort, Golf, and Spa!
Elizabeth FitzgeraldHOA Community Manager Bio
Elizabeth FitzgeraldHOA Community Manager Hometown: Davis, CA
Elizabeth joined the Running Y Resort Team with several years of experience in HOA Management. She is CMCA certified and continues to earn additional designations. After college, Elizabeth managed over 20 communities in Northern California and owned and operated her own vacation rental company.
Elizabeth moved to Klamath Falls in 2020, where she lives with her husband, three children, a dog, a cat, and a snake. She has enjoyed meeting new people and building solid relationships in the Klamath Community. Elizabeth explores her creative passions by participating in community theatre and other musical endeavors in her free time.
Greg MortonDirector of Golf Bio
Greg MortonDirector of Golf Hometown: Great Falls, MT
Greg comes to us with 25+ years of experience and his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture/Turf Science from Montana State University. He has worked for Powder Horn in Sheridan, Wyoming, and Manito Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington.
In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time with his wife Shelley and chasing around his four boys, Miles, Caleb, Tyler, and Eli, on their athletic endeavors. Most people don't know that Greg qualified for Junior America's Cup and the Big I Insurance Youth Classic, in which Tiger Woods was also a contender. Needless to say, Tiger Wood's score is better and higher than Greg's.
George LuskFront Office Manager Bio
George LuskFront Office Manager Hometown: Allen Park, MI
George has a passion for turning an ordinary guest experience into an extraordinary one. She strives to smile in front of every guest from when they arrive until they depart. George joined the Running Y Resort team with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management. She attended Michigan State University for Hospitality and the University of Colorado for Human Resource Management.
An active member of the Assistance League for over ten years, George enjoys golfing, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoys visiting her son in Palm Desert, California, and her daughter in Dallas, Texas. George has also danced on stage with Three Dog Night during their performances in Aspen, Colorado.
Elizabeth JacksonGroup Sales & Event Coordinator Bio
Elizabeth JacksonGroup Sales & Event Coordinator Hometown: Marina, CA
Elizabeth joined the Running Y Resort Team 8 years ago and has 16 years of hospitality experience in various departments, having started as a housekeeper and working her way up. She moved to Klamath Falls from California as a small child with her family and graduated from Mazama High School.
She loves to spend time with her fiancé, children, and three grandchildren during her time off. They are often found foraging mushrooms in the woods, hunting & fishing, or taking a quick trip to the coast to crab and clam for the weekend. Elizabeth loves Running Y Resort and enjoys seeing an event come together, whether a corporate meeting or a large wedding.
Lyman MasonExecutive Chef Bio
Lyman MasonExecutive Chef Hometown: Lakeview, OR
Chef Lyman grew up on a small cattle ranch in Lakeview, OR, where he developed a strong foundation and passion for scratch-made cooking and local and sustainable products. Lyman began his career in the culinary arts in 2012 when he attended Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts school in Portland, OR, and spent his externship working at Beano's Cabin, an AAA-rated 4 Diamond restaurant in Vail Resorts.
His first Chef position was back here in Klamath Falls, where he was the Executive Chef at Harriman Springs Resort. In 2018, Chef Lyman and his family opened Mr. B's Steak House and eventually transitioned it to what is now Fable restaurant, where his focus was farm-to-table fresh offerings.
In his spare time, Lyman enjoys golfing, spending time with his family and friends, and volunteering his time mentoring the youth with his local church as a Youth Group leader.
Wayne WhitescornFood & Beverage Director Bio
Wayne WhitescornFood & Beverage Director Hometown: Rogue Valley, OR
Chef Wayne joins Running Y Resort with 38 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry. Wayne's solid reputation has been built by consistently providing high-quality food and personalized service, emphasizing freshness, creativity, and flexibility. If Wayne's parents hadn't gone off to work every day, he might spend his adult life as an accountant. Or at least, he wouldn't have become the accomplished chef he is today.
"You could say that I started my on-the-job training by making toast for my dad," says Whitescorn. Wayne currently supervises kitchen staff, meticulously oversees all food production catering, and is dedicated to making every event a special one to remember.
Adrienne DavidsonSpa Director Bio
Adrienne DavidsonSpa Director Hometown: Eugene, OR
Adrienne has resided in Klamath Falls for four years. Her husband Justin brought their family to the area for his teaching and coaching career at Mazama High School. Together they have two children and two black labs. Adrienne has 16 years of experience in the spa industry. It shows through her work with nails and skincare as a service provider and her passion for leading her team to achieve success.
Adrienne strives to raise the bar with an integrated approach to health and wellness at Running Y Resort Spa & Wellness Center with her team through superior service, continued education, and clean, high-quality products.
Jaren MackHead Golf Professional Bio
Jaren MackHead Golf Professional Hometown: Ukiah, CA
When Jaren isn't working at the golf course, you can find him house-boating on Lake Shasta, fishing, and wine tasting. Jaren attended the Professional Golfers Career College, where he received his Associate's in Business Golf Management.
He is married to a beautiful nurse named Jacqueline, and together they have a son named JJ and a daughter, Joliette. Jaren enjoys meeting travelers while they are on vacation and helping them create unforgettable memories. He also holds the unofficial course record at Running Y, with a score of 61.0.
Jake TierneyBanquet Manager Bio
Jake TierneyBanquet Manager Hometown: San Jose, California
Tim CantwellMaintenance Manage Bio
Tim CantwellMaintenance Manage Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR
Tim has been with the Running Y Resort team for thirteen years and has over twenty years of building maintenance experience. Tim earned a teaching degree from Northern Arizona University and began his woodworking and maintenance career as a high school shop teacher.
He left teaching to return to property maintenance and has been at Running Y Resort ever since. Tim enjoys motorcycles and cooking meat in his home smoker on his days off.
John LindsayGrounds Superintendent Bio
John LindsayGrounds Superintendent Hometown: Paisley, OR
John joined the Running Y Resort team with over 16 years of experience. He has his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and Business Administration and worked at the Eugene Country Club and Buffalo Peak Golf Course. His certifications include CCB, LCB, Commercial Pesticide Applicator, and Certified Backflow Assembly Tester.
He and his wife Jessica have been happily married for 16 years, and together they have two sons named Coltin and Hunter. John enjoys hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, golfing, and playing basketball and baseball. He and his family spend all their free time outdoors.
Mindy SurberSports and Fitness Manager Bio
Mindy SurberSports and Fitness Manager Hometown: Sonora, CA
Mindy has been a part of the Running Y Resort team for 5+ years and comes with over 20 years of experience. She is group fitness certified and is actively involved in the Mule Deer Foundation, Special Olympics, David R. Kingsley Triathlon, and the Assistance League Christmas Tree Jubilee.
Her hobbies include playing pool, horseback riding, gardening, and crocheting hats for the homeless. Mindy will always keep you on your toes and even rides a 1990 Springer Soft Tail Harley Davidson.
Jerry MeyersAssistant Golf Professional Bio
Jerry MeyersAssistant Golf Professional Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR
Jerry was born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He is a graduate of Henley High School. After graduation, Jerry relocated to play college basketball and focus on his continued education.
Jerry returned to Klamath Falls in 2020, where he began working at Running Y Resort's beautiful Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. This is where his love and passion grew for golf and its industry, which led him to pursue a career in professional golf management.
When Jerry is not enjoying work at the golf course, you can find him playing on the course, getting his rounds in! Jerry also enjoys watching and playing sports, traveling, coaching, mentoring, hanging out with his family and friends, and spending time with his fiancé Cinthia. Jerry is committed to thrilling guests and providing the best Running Y Resort experience possible.
Kevin HanksHousekeeping Manager Bio
Kevin HanksHousekeeping Manager Montana
My name is Kevin Hanks, and I am the Housekeeping Manager here at the beautiful Running Y Ranch. My wonderful wife and I have been married for 29 years and have four great Kids and 7 grandchildren, My Family and I have recently relocated to the Klamath Basin from Montana. I have over 10 years in Management and the cleaning industry. My team and I will do whatever is necessary to ensure that your stay here with us at the Running Y Resort will be a great experience! I am very honored and humbled to be apart of such a great staff and team that continue to strive for excellence day after day.