Meet Our Staff

Hope Springs Institute’s dedicated staff is motivated to create a sacred space for people that hold our community on spiritual, physical, emotional, and sensory levels. We work together to ensure guests and program leaders are happy and have experiences that bring them back to Hope Springs year after year.

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Victoria Brown

Executive Director

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Betsy Pourvakil

Operations Coordinator

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Chip Blount

Land Manager

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Javan Pourvakil

Staff-Land

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Scotty Claypool

Head Chef

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Conni Thorpe

Artisan Center & Gift Shop Manager

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Carolina Zinn

 Staff - Housekeeping

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Winter Dryden

Staff - Housekeeping