Meet Our Staff

Rick and Karen Conrad
Owners/Managers

Mike Conrad
Co-Manager/Watersports Director

Al and Sharon Moebus
Sailing Captain/Lodge Grandparents

Jessie McCartney & Tom Kress
Staff Directors

The Summer 2017 Staff

2018 will be announced soon! Interested in joining? Apply for the best summer job of your life!

Our staff is comprised of the most fun, energetic, interactive group of college students you will ever meet! Most grew up vacationing at White Birch as kids and have a special connection with the resort and our guests.  Their excitement to work at W.B.L. all summer is contagious, creating a positive, exciting experience for all.

Tom Wirtz
Waterfront Director

Hometown: Elk Rapids, MI
University: Northwestern Michigan College
Degree: Applied Plant Science
Summer on Staff: 4th

Anna McCartney
Waterfront Director

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
University: Aquinas College
Major: Nursing
Summer on Staff: 5th

Bret Barnet
Waterfront Director

Hometown: Dallas, TX
University: University of Alabama
Major: Business
Summer on Staff: 4th

Sam Rolfe
Kids’ Program Director

Hometown: Rochester, MI
University: Michigan State University
Major: Kinesiology
Summer on Staff: 2nd

Jill Tomczak
Kids’ Program Director

Hometown: Elk Rapids, MI
University: University of Dayton
Major: Secondary Education
Summer on Staff: 3rd

Shannon Carroll
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
University: Lehigh University
Major: Business
Summer on Staff: 1st

Sam Carson
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Chicago, IL
University: Grand Valley State University
Major: Computer Science
Summer on Staff: 2nd

Brynne Crawley
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Kirkland, OH
University: Ermerson
Major: Computer Science
Summer on Staff: 1st

Clyde Doniere
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
University: Marquette University High School
Summer on Staff: 1st

Nathan Kress
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
University: Marquette University
Major: Biology
Summer on Staff: 3rd

Adam Liber
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Sylvania, OH
University: Bowling Green State University
Major: Accounting
Summer on Staff: 2nd

James McCarthly
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
University: Grand Valley State University
Major: Psychology
Summer on Staff: 2nd

Kate McCartney
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
University: Grand Valley State University
Major: Elementary Education
Summer on Staff: 1st

Reed Mechley
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
University: Ohio University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Summer on Staff: 1st

Annie Moon
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Elk Rapids, MI
University: Elk Rapids High School
Summer on Staff: 1st

Julia Moore
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Northville, MI
University: Grand Valley State University
Major: Marketing and Event Planning
Summer on Staff: 2nd

Maggie Pyett
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Beverly Hills, MI
University: Michigan State University
Major: Nursing
Summer on Staff: 3rd

Madie Reyes
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Fraser, MI
University: Michigan State University
Major: Business
Summer on Staff: 1st

Mitchel Rolfe
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Rochester, MI
University: Otterbein University
Major: Biology
Summer on Staff: 1st

Griffin Turner
Guest Services Staff

Hometown: Heflin, AL
University: University of Alabama
Major: Architectural Engineering
Summer on Staff: 1st