Chip was born and raised in the “Derby City,” Louisville, KY. He has a BA from Fort Lewis College. His family includes wife Martha (married in 1980), children Katie, Miles and Patrick, and grand-daughter Riley, 3. Chip was a broker in Telluride Colorado from 1982 until recently relocating to Montana to be closer to their children. His background includes general contracting, building homes and commercial buildings throughout southwest Colorado, including Telluride and Durango. Chip has been a broker since 1985, and was the developer of Graysill and Lulu City in Telluride. He was Chairman of the group that started the Telluride Housing Authority, and served as Mayor of Telluride (1986-1988). In his leisure time, you'll find Chip enjoying skiing, fly-fishing, horses and hunting and entertaining family and friends with his amazing stories. Chip is an expert in farm and ranch as well as water rights.