Brett Lesnick
Operations Manager
Brett’s first experience with Laurel Highlands was as a guest on a Lower Yough tour with his family during a vacation at Deep Creek Lake. As soon as he turned 18, he became a guide and is qualified to run the Upper Yough, Cheat Canyon, and Lower Yough. In 2011, Brett joined the management team at Laurel Highlands and helped develop the Ohiopyle Zipline Adventure Park in 2012.

Tammy Nicholson
Office Manager
Tammy has been with Laurel Highlands since 1987. She runs the show in our reservations office. She is married to Craig (Packy), who guided for Laurel Highlands for many years, and has two children, Courtney and Brandon. You might remember her from her days working at the check-in booth or at the Outdoor Center.

Kate Kierski
Assistant Retail Sales Manager
Kate is owners, Mark & Linda’s niece, so she has been around the family business her whole life. Kate helps out with a lot of the retail sales stuff but she is also one of Laurel Highland’s Adventure Specialist. Being an Ohiopyle local, she’s always ready to give you the best tricks and tips for a perfect outdoor getaway.