Kaitlin Groundwater, Lodge Manager – Guest Relations, returns for her third MVR season. Kaitlin grew up chasing trout in her home state of Virginia and carried her passion to new waters while attending the University of North Carolina, graduating with a B.A. in International Studies, Global Health – Africa, with minors in French and Chemistry. “Go Tar Heels!” During this time she first experienced Montana fly fishing, working several summers in Paradise Valley at another ORVIS endorsed lodge. Following college, Kaitlin worked at an ORVIS Shop in Virginia and led fishing schools and volunteered with organizations such as Casting for Recovery and Project Healing Waters. Kaitlin exhibits passion for hospitality and strives to provide all guests with both an unforgettable adventure and a feeling of being at home! She’s looking forward to talking fishing over appetizers and hearing the day’s trout tales!