Joe Schmidtbauer

Joe's keen communication skills combined with his powerful salesmanship attributes make him a welcome addition to the Exceptional Stays team. Throughout his decade-long experience of living in Telluride, Joe has developed a local’s knowledge of the Telluride area and vacation rental market allowing him to connect with travelers and inspire them through his vision of the ideal "Telluride Vacation Lifestyle."

Born and raised in Fort Collins, CO, Joe attended Colorado Mesa University on a baseball scholarship. He majored in Business Marketing and Sports Management, graduating Cum Laude in 2012. Joe moved to Telluride shortly after college and has worked in various positions in the lodging industry. Most notably, he was the Reservations Operations Manager at Telluride Ski Resort for five years before accepting his current role at Exceptional Stays.

Joe's vibrant passion for sports and staying active is apparent through his participation in several local recreational sports leagues, including hockey, softball, and dart-throwing. In his spare time, Joe enjoys skiing, biking, and following his favorite sports teams. He is a fan of multiple teams; however, the Denver Broncos will always hold a special place in his heart.