Who We Are

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DRIVE is the vision of a group of Dubois residents who love their community and want to see it thrive and grow – without losing its unique character. Our founding members are:

Blair Butterfield – Blair is a semi-retired software executive and board member who has lived and worked in nine countries. Blair's family owned and operated a Texas Longhorn cattle ranch in Dubois for a number of years. Blair enjoys all outdoors activities and using his high-tech background to foster economic growth. 

 

Robert Betts – Robert grew up in Dubois on the Absaroka Ranch guiding horseback rides and fly fishing trips. Robert and his father Budd Betts now own Cutthroat Fly Shop & Adventures, the premier Fly Fishing Guide service and Fly Fishing Outfitters in the Upper Wind River Valley.

Jason Kintzler – Jason is founder and CEO of Lifekey, a wearable technology designed to bring personal safety and convenience to active people and pets. He’s also the creator of County 10 and Buckrail, which he developed while CEO of Pitchengine, a PR software company he founded that has served more than 50,000 brands worldwide. Jason currently serves on the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors. He’s a Wyoming native and resident of Dubois where he and his wife are raising three boys and a princess.

Reg Phillips – Reg is a long-time Dubois resident, and is Ranch Manager at Diamond D Cattle Company, regional VP of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, as well as elected Supervisor of the Dubois-Crowheart Conservation District for the past 35 years. 

Will Rigsby – Will managed a historical area guest ranch in the 90’s before becoming a real estate broker representing Rocky Mountain Ranches across the region. He returned to Dubois in 2011 to manage the EA Ranch. 

Liz Simpson – Liz is a former professor at the University of Wyoming, with extensive experience in establishing and running distance education programs. Liz also is a member of the Dubois Planning Committee.

 

Bill Sincavage –Bill is a renowned expert in medical device design and manufacturing, and still works part time from his home in Dubois for global clients. He also is a board member at the National Bighorn Sheep Center and Medical Center in Dubois and a much sought-after photographer of wildlife and nature.  

Lois Wingerson – Lois is a retired science writer and editor for major east coast publications, who has lived in Dubois since moving to the community from New York City a decade ago.  Lois serves the community in several capacities, including as past president of Destination Dubois and director of the Wind River Visitors' Council.