Meet the Foundation Board of Directors
Aubrey Roth, Realty Executives of Gallatin Valley
Aubrey is a third-generation REALTOR® who was born and raised in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. She has watched the town and surrounding area grow and change and has an in-depth knowledge of the various different communities throughout the Gallatin Valley. Aubrey purchased her first home in 2005 as a sophomore in college. When it was time to return home, she sold her college house and purchased a condominium in Bozeman. Since then, she has continued purchasing and selling real estate. Investing in real estate has only fueled her passion for the business. Aubrey strives to help her clients find a home of their own and achieve the financial security she has experienced through her investments.
Aubrey strives to go above and beyond to support property owner rights and the real estate industry as a whole by actively being involved in the local REALTOR® Association. In 2015, she helped launch the Gallatin Association of REALTORS® Young Professional Network, a group of dedicated and involved REALTORS® who strive to grow their industry, its professionalism, and community involvement. In 2019 she was honored to be elected to the Gallatin Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors, where she currently has the privileged of serving.
During her downtime, Aubrey enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. Together they enjoy camping, spending time on Montana's lakes & rivers, skiing, and traveling to new places. They regularly attend community events including Sweet Pea, Art Walks, and Bobcat football games.
Ashley Crane, Realty One Group Peak
Ashley Crane is a dedicated Realtor in Bozeman, Montana, with a deep-rooted connection to her beloved town. Her family has been proud residents of the area since the 1970s, instilling in her a profound love for the town, its people, and its natural beauty. Ashley's dream was to raise her own children in the warm embrace of Bozeman, and in June of 2000, she turned that dream into reality. Her son serves in the Air Force, and her daughter is pursuing education at the Amara Advanced School of Esthetics.
Ashley's professional journey as a Realtor began just a year and a half ago when she joined Realty One Group Peak in Bozeman. Her in-depth knowledge of the local area, coupled with her genuine passion for the community, has quickly established her as a trusted and passionate Realtor. Beyond her real estate career, Ashley has a fervent commitment to giving back to the community that supported her as a teen mom. Volunteering is a core aspect of her life, as she believes in the power of community support.
Ashley's community involvement is extensive. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Gallatin Association Realtors Charitable Foundation, actively contributing to initiatives that benefit the local community. Additionally, Ashley is a valued member of the Partners Committee and the Golf Task Force Committee, working diligently to strengthen connections and address community needs. She dedicates her time and energy to Gallatin High School's Project Connect program, provides support to local students, and has taken on roles like the former After Prom Director and Social Media Coordinator for GHS PAC. Her commitment to teaching financial literacy classes as a Financial Peace University Coordinator for three years at The Commons further underscores her dedication to empowering others and giving back to the Bozeman community.
Claire Gillam, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Claire is a fourth generation Montanan who graduated from California State University, Chico with Honors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. After moving back from College, she got her real estate License in 2004 and has been working with BHHS Montana Properties ever since. Claire is currently one of the Managing Brokers with BHHS MT Properties and has her Graduate REALTOR ® Institute (GRI) designation, C2EX, and e-pro certification.
Claire was the 2020 GAR President and has sat on the GAR Board of directors for 6 years. She has also been on the Professional Standards committee for several years and is the 2021 Chair for MAR’s Association Management Committee. Claire was on the Board of Directors for the Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter in 2012-2016 and still sits on the Dog Ball Committee for HOV. Giving back and being part of the community is extremely important to Claire and her family.
When not working, you can find Claire Mountain biking, skiing, hiking, paddle boarding or enjoying pretty much any outdoor activity.
An outdoors woman through and through, Bessie grew up on a ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming, where she spent her childhood riding horses, driving tractors, hunting and fishing. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from the University of Virginia, Bessie returned to Wyoming to work as a fly-fishing guide on the North Platte River.
In 2015, she moved to Bozeman, where she joined Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures to build their New Zealand travel program. Bessie received her real estate license in October 2017 and joined the team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties shortly thereafter. When she isn’t meeting with clients or visiting listings all over the Gallatin Valley, she can be found wandering the Montana plains with her husband and their four bird dogs or floating and fishing a local river with their two young children, Hank and Laura June.
Mikey as everyone knows him by is originally from Massachusetts and has been visiting family friends in the Bozeman area since he was under the age of six. Over the years Bozeman developed a special place in his heart. So naturally when it was time to choose a college Montana State University was top on his list. In 2005 Mike graduated from MSU with a degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice with an Accounting emphasis.
As a member of the PGA of America Mike followed his love for golf to help start the Black Bull Community in Bozeman. Over the next 6 years he was responsible for overseeing all club operations at Black Bull. This transitioned to being involved with real estate and since 2015 Mike has been active in the real estate market.
Mikey enjoys the wonderful way of life that Bozeman and surrounding areas provide and he enjoys all the outdoor pursuits that Montana has to offer some of his favorites are fishing, hiking, skiing and golf.
When he is away from the office Mikey spends his time with his family wife Jessica his son Lincoln and daughter Mckinley.
"Montana is truly living the dream and is the Last Best Place."