Meet Our Group Sales Team

The very best in the business...

Mike Beltracchi

Mike Beltracchi has been skiing since he was five years old, starting out with leather tie boots and wooden skis. His passion for the sport combined with a degree in marketing spurred him to found his own company, Go West Tours, in 1993. He specializes in planning ski trips to the North American Rockies and has developed a legendary client following. You can pretty much count on not reaching Mike in the office on a powder day. He works out of Edwards, CO and often is able to join his groups on the slopes. extension 3010


Gloria Saiya-Woods

Gloria’s first skiing experience was a weekend trip to Lake George, NY. She was hooked from the start and began organizing weekend trips to ski resorts in NY, New England and the Pocono’s. In 1983, she began professionally packaging ski vacations to the West and Europe. After 25 years in the industry she still loves what she does. Her move to Denver in 2003 from the East Coast makes her job even more exciting now that she can meet some of her Groups in the Mountains and enjoy the resorts with them. No matter where you want to Ski - the Rockies, Canada, Europe or South America - Gloria has both the knowledge and experience to help you plan the trip of a lifetime. extension 3028


Laurie McKinnon

Ever since she was four years old, Laurie knew skiing would always be a part of her life. From her grade school team racing and her first European ski trip in high school to ski instructing and selling ski packages, skiing is in her blood! Since joining Adventures on Skis (now a part of in 1984, she has maintained relationships that have spanned the past 24 years. Her degree in psychology and travel school training, combined with years of practical experience, have given her all the necessary tools for providing her customers the very best travel experience imaginable. Laurie works out of’s Westfield, MA office. extension 3117

Joel Hoffmann

Joel began planning and leading trips for his local ski club and it turned into a career. Having visited and skied most of the popular areas in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, he has enormous insight into which resorts and lodging would be best for your group. His unique perspective, from both the trip leader and ski industry side of the planning process has proven to be invaluable for his clients. No need to worry with Joel on your case - every group leader gets his cell phone number. Joel works out of his home office near Raleigh, NC. extension 3024