Our Team

Maya Blix
Co-Founder, Executive Director
Maya Blix is a Norwegian native who moved from Oslo to Ketchum in 2014. Before then, she lived and worked in many corners of the world, including Australia, France, Germany, South Africa, England and Canada. She has worked 15 years in the nonprofit sector, participating in some of the world’s largest fundraising campaigns.

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Whitney Werth Slade
Co-Founder, Director
Whitney has a passion for start-ups with a focus on social impact. After 14 years of building her PR career in San Francisco, she missed the blue sky and returned to Idaho. In 2012 she founded Slade Strategies, to help brands tell their story and reach their audience.

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Kirsten Terra
Event Manager
Kirsten Terra was born and raised in Ketchum, Idaho, and is now raising her young family in the valley. Kirsten studied at UCLA and has worked in a variety of sciences including mental health, emergency care and biotech. She transitioned into event planning and fundraising when she had children, and has loved bringing fun events to the community.

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Peter Bush (The Bushman)
Host and MC
Peter is a distinguished figure in the automotive and broadcasting world, known for his passion for cars and his remarkable career in radio. He spent over four decades as a rock radio personality during which he has become a veteran voice that has resonated with generations of listeners. A lifelong car enthusiast, his love for cars extends beyond the racetrack and radio to in-person hosting.

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Max Monahan
Car Show Manager and MC
A Ketchum native, Max Monahan grew up in the Wood River Community, taking advantage of all the unique amenities and opportunities the area offers for a budding auto enthusiast and is here to return the favor. When Dave Stone invited him to work at the Sun Valley Auto Club as a young adult, he instantly took the opportunity and felt right at home.

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