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Bar 10 Ranch

Management Team

The Leaders that bring

An Unforgettable Experience

Welcome to the Bar 10 Ranch Management Team. We are a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about providing an unforgettable experience for our guests. With expertise in operations, management, and customer service, our team ensures that every aspect of your visit is well-organized and enjoyable. Join us in creating lasting memories and exploring the wonders of the Grand Canyon without the crowds!

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Gavin Heaton

Owner

Gavin Heaton

Owner
Gavin is an owner and the president of the recreation companies overseeing all the lodge, transportation, and office operations for Bar 10. He loves the Grand Canyon and calls the Arizona Strip “Home”!
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Kelly Heaton

Owner

Kelly Heaton

Owner
Kelly is an owner and the president of the agricultural companies overseeing all cattle ranch operations and Bar 10 Beef sales. He has a passion for livestock and horses and definitely has a “green” thumb!
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JD Woodstock

Operational Manager

JD Woodstock

Operational Manager
JD Started working in 2015 as one of the seasonal employees and in 2017 became a manager out at the ranch. In his own words: “Sometimes when I am riding an ATV around the Grand Canyon, it hits me, I’m getting paid right now. Incredible.” He hopes to work another 10 with the Bar 10.
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Joseph Mitchell

Operational Manager

Joseph Mitchell

Operational Manager
Joseph was branded into the Bar 10 family back in 2019. He enjoys telling cowboy stories around the fire and has beaten everyone at their own card games.
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Jack & Julie Carlisle

Resident Managers

Jack & Julie Carlisle

Resident Managers

Jack & Julie joined the Bar 10 Team in 2023. They’ve been married 33 yrs, have 6 kids & 3 grandkids. Jack was introduced to the Bar 10 Ranch when he used to fly in to pick up guests while working as a pilot for Lake Powell Air. After becoming empty nesters, they saw a posting for the position of Resident Managers at Bar 10 and the rest is history. They love being part of the Bar 10 family and serving the amazing people that come to visit.

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Sarah Christensen

Director of Reservations

Sarah Christensen

Director of Reservations
Sarah has worked for the Bar 10 Ranch since 2005 and has experienced everything from being a host, cook, cashier, ATV/UTV guide, etc., at the lodge to her current position in the office as the Director of Reservations. She loves to meet new people in person or over the phone and enjoys helping them put together trips of a lifetime to Bar 10 and the Grand Canyon!
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Brenda Schear

Director of Trading Post/Food

Brenda Schear

Director of Trading Post/Food
Brenda has worked for Bar 10 Ranch since 2006 and has done a little of everything that needs to be done in the office. She oversees the ordering of inventory & supplies for the trading post, office, and lodge. She is always willing to help to get things done and simply takes care of everyone.
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Jordan Houston

Controller

Jordan Houston

Controller/Director of Transportation

Jordan started with the Bar 10 Ranch as a seasonal employee with the lodge operation in 2009 and then in 2014 he moved to the office to take on the role of Controller and Director of Transportation.