TEAM

WAYNE HINES

WAYNE HINES

Director of Sales and Design

Wayne Hines is our Sales and Design Director and he has been with Alpine Towers since 2013.

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In addition he also oversees the new construction department. He lives in Asheville, NC, and spends his free time fly fishing, mountain biking, and climbing.

MORIA LITTLE

MORIA LITTLE

Business Office Director

Moria Little is our Business Director and oversees the daily business and financial operations for Alpine Towers..

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She is a graduate of East Carolina University and has over 5 years experience in the construction field. Her experience has led her into many different areas in the business over the years giving her a great understanding of business operations and procedures.
KARA RIDENHOUR

KARA RIDENHOUR

Director of Program Services

Kara Ridenhour is our Program Services Director and has been with Alpine Towers since 2019.

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Kara oversees our Program Services department which includes inspections, operational reviews, trainings, and maintenance/repairs.
JOE LACKEY

JOE LACKEY

Owner

Joe joined Alpine to study under his mentor Mike Fischesser, who created the Alpine Tower design and started the company in 1989. Starting as a part time builder 

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in 1991, Joe moved to a full time office role in 1996. Full time in those days meant a lot of climbing and paddling (with Mike), but they did manage to keep things going! Joe took over the full management of the company in 1999. He currently lives, works, climbs and skis from his home in Mammoth Lakes, California with his wonderful family.

JANE MCMURRY

JANE MCMURRY

Adventure Hardware Equipment Sales Specialist

Jane joined the team mid 2022 and represents our sister company Adventure Hardware as our in house Equipment Sales Specialist.

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PAT ROSS

PAT ROSS

Warehouse & Logistics Manager

Pat Ross is a seasoned experiential educator/facilitator, builder, trainer, and inspector with over 45 years of experience.

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He has led groups of all ages through challenge courses and on rock climbing, wilderness camping and trekking, and whitewater boating trips all over the world.

He holds degrees in Forestry and Wildlife Biology from North Carolina State University and served his country as a Helicopter Pilot for the US Army in Vietnam – 1970 and 1971.

Pat lives in the Mountains just east of Asheville, NC where he enjoys working with his bees, wood working, and hiking with his most patient wife Betty and faithful companion Sally the Beagle.

BILLY ZINK

BILLY ZINK

Maintenance Manager

Billy has been with Alpine Towers as far back as 1998 as part of our field team. He took on the role of Maintenance manager in early 2022.

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AMBER CHANDLER

AMBER CHANDLER

Office Assistant

Amber joined the team mid 2022 and provides admin support to all of the Alpine Tower’s departments and team members.

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CLANK

CLANK

Branch Manager

Clank joined Alpine Towers in 2016 as our resident tennis ball expert.

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He continuously shines as our most enthusiastic employee, and always makes sure we get outside a few times a day.

PO Box 8434 • Asheville, NC 28814

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