Community School first grabbed the attention of Will Hovey while he was attending Middlebury College with several alums of the school. Since then, Will’s dream was to live in the Sun Valley area, and have his kids attend this incredible school.
After working as an equity research analyst for Brown Brothers Harriman and Credit Suisse in New York and London for eight years, Will moved to Ketchum in 2003. Today, Will and his wife Brooke have two children at the school, Taylor (Class of 2025) and Tommy (Class of 2027). Will is a managing director at Greyhawk Capital Management, a private equity firm that he co-founded with former Community School Board Chair, Jack Bunce in 2006. Will serves on the board of several of the firm’s portfolio companies. Will has served as Treasurer of the Pioneer Montessori School Board of Directors, was Chair of the Board of Higher Ground (then known as Sun Valley Adaptive Sports) and volunteered as development director of Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.
Will is also a volunteer firefighter on the Ketchum Fire Department. Will received his BA in American Civilization from Middlebury College in 1991.
John Jendrezak graduated cum laude in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, he relocated to the Pacific Northwest to fuel his budding love for the outdoors. John began his career as a Packaging Engineer at PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of premium trucks. After four years with PACCAR, John joined Microsoft in the Office Product Marketing department where he oversaw the launch of multiple products. From there he transitioned to Program Management, overseeing the design and development of Office products.
John is currently a Partner Director of Program Management for Office, managing an organization responsible for the strategy, design and development of Office products and features. In addition to his work at Microsoft, John has been active in the Crystal Mountain Alpine Club, serving as a board member from 2012-14. He and his wife, Carol, have three children, Carter (sophomore), Grace (sophomore), and Kate (eighth grade).
Rob and his family have been residing in the Valley on a full-time basis for the past eight years, previously living in Los Angeles.
Rob and his wife Katherine have two children at Community School: Chloe (Class of 2023) and Peter (Class of 2027). In 2004, after selling a business founded in 1993, Rob started Architectural Resources, a business that specializes in interior architecture and design. Rob also sits on the Board of Directors of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.
A graduate of Westlake School for Girls, Alysia May attended the University of California Los Angeles. A nationally ranked tennis player, Alysia won her first collegiate tennis tournament, the Rolex Intercollegiate Tennis Coaches Association Southern California Championships, while playing as a freshman for UCLA. She subsequently turned pro and competed successfully on the women’s tennis circuit until 1993.
After her professional tennis career, Alysia graduated from the California Culinary Academy and worked in the restaurant industry. She opened Newslink Café, an Internet café with organic, healthy juices and food, in Ketchum in 2001. A strong supporter of financial aid and diversity–related educational philanthropy, Alysia currently is a vice president of the Wilbur May Foundation. She and her partner, Mikie Geron, have a son, Asher May, in kindergarten.
Tory was born and raised in the Wood River Valley. She graduated from Community School in 1985.
After spending two years at the University of Arizona, she went to work as a manager for Sgt. Leisure Inc, a retail clothing company, and opened several stores in Hawaii and California. She returned to Sun Valley and spent ten years as the Human Resources Manager at Atkinsons’ Markets. Tory met her husband Sean and moved to San Francisco Bay Area. She served as treasurer of her sons pre-school for three years.
Tory and Sean moved back to the Wood River Valley in 2005. Their two boys Matt (Class of 2018) and Andrew (Class of 2020) have been at Community School since kindergarten and preschool. Tory has been an active part of the CS Parents’ Association for the last seven years, serving as a room parent several times and as President from 2010 to 2012.
Barrett C. Ott, Sr. graduated from Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After college, Barrett moved to Naples, Florida. He began his real estate development career with the Keewaydin Club, a family-owned resort located on a barrier island. After six years with Keewaydin, he went to work for The Trianon Companies. Trianon specializes in residential, office, and hotel development. In 2000, he co-founded Drackett and Ott Enterprises, LLC, also a real estate development company, and currently serves as a managing member.
After a family Christmas vacation to Sun Valley, Barrett and his wife Maureen saw what a unique place it truly was. They began spending more time here and decided to move to Sun Valley in 2008 to raise their three children, Olivia '16, Barrett, Jr. (sophomore), and Julia (eighth grade). Barrett volunteered as a football coach for several years for the local optimist youth football program and one year as an assistant coach for Wood River Middle School.
Molly and her family moved to the Wood River Valley from Vail, Colorado in 2007. She and her husband, Tom, have two children, Lilia (Class of 2023) and Henry (Class of 2025). Molly is a graduate of Bowdoin College (A.B. Economics and Government).
She worked for a hedge fund in New Jersey after college and then ventured west. In Vail, Molly worked for Vail Resorts for seven years in Investor Relations, Strategic Planning and Mountain Operations Management.
Since moving to the Wood River Valley, Molly has been an active member of the Papoose Club - chairing their Holiday Bazaar and serving as Secretary. At Community School, Molly was Co-President of the Parents' Association. She has co-chaired the Read-a-Thon and Annual Fund Campaign.