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Meet Our Owners

Owners Bruce Bummer, Terry Johnson, and Don Walters had a vision for greatness in the Hospitality Industry. The talented businessmen established Timberline Hospitalities, LLC in 1992 as a young and growing company that acquires, builds, and professionally operates extended stay and limited service hotels throughout the state of Wyoming. Currently, the Timberline family of hotels includes Candlewood Suites, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Comfort Inn, and Super 8. 

Each of our properties perform at the top of their franchise rankings. Guests, who we like to call our friends, love us too. All of the Timberline hotels represent the "Spirit of Hospitality". Our team members strive to bring "fun" to customer service, leaving our guests delighted with their stay. Our goal is to provide a high quality experience for every friend, internal and external, that walks through our doors, we do this by living our Timberline Way of "making friends one guest at a time". 

Our Mission & Values

At Timberline Hospitalities we focus on making friends one guest at a time, we do this by caring about people, creating outstanding experiences, and creating profitable hotels. We encourage our team members to embrace Timberline Way Culture every day by being fun, unique, urgent, and second.

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Meet Our
Central Pulse Team

Justin Lewis | Director of Operations and Business Development
Originally from Kentucky, Justin fell in love with the gorgeous Wyoming landscape, his favorite town being Cody, and decided to build his life in the Equality State. Justin lives the Timberline Way every day, and leads by keeping the famous John Quincy Adams quote, "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and be more, you are a leader" in mind. His favorite actor is Clint Eastwood, and his favorite movie quote is, "Never tell me the odds!", spoken by Han Solo. Justin first entered the workforce as a dishwasher at a hotel and clean up crew at a local bar when he was 14, where he began saving up for his dream car, a 1969 orange Dodge Charger, rumor has it he's still working toward that dream. Justin enjoys coaching baseball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family. His favorite vacation destination is Historic Virginia, and his favorite hotel outside of Wyoming is the Iberostar Rose Hall Suites in Montego Bay, Jamaica. 


Debbie Pummel | Director of Hotel Performance 
Debbie gets out of her comfort zone every chance she gets! She is a goal-getter, and loves being part of Timberline Hospitalities because of the culture and the people. Debbie grew up in Hawaii, and still visits often. She loves to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Debbie lives by the words "Make your goals public and plot your progress", and leads by the words "People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care". Debbie considers her Uncle Bud her hero, as he taught her what it meant to have integrity. In 2021 Debbie graduated from Leadership Wyoming, an initiative that helps select leaders in Wyoming learn, network, and grow in their leadership styles and positions. Debbie is also a Board Member for the Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association and Education Foundation,
and the AAA Mountain West Region, and is active in the the UW Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management program and Raising Readers.
She is a bright light in the community, and an essential part of Timberline!


Amanda Disney | Revenue Manager
Amanda is an accomplished individual, with certificates in Hospitality Revenue Management, Global Business Travel, and Hospitality & Tourism Management. She has been in the Hospitality industry since 2005, and brings an incredible amount of knowledge to the Timberline Hospitalities team. Amanda isn't all work, though! She is fun and unique, and loves making others laugh.
Her favorite actor is Adam Sandler, and her favorite movie quotes are,
"Did we just become best friends?" from Step Brothers, and "I'm in a glass case
of emotion!" from Anchorman. Amanda loves making memories with her children on her extended family's ranch in Hawaii, and enjoys playing basketball, working in her yard, camping, and spending time at the lake. Amanda lives by the words, "Success is not final, failure is not fault, it is courage to continue that counts", spoken by Winston Churchill. 


Sarah Sun | People & Culture Support Manager
Sarah is a kind and outgoing individual. She enjoys golfing, reading, and cooking when she's not busy being a hockey Mom! Sarah grew up in Casper, and it just
so happens to be her favorite town in Wyoming!  Sarah also enjoys visiting Sheridan, Jackson, and sunny beaches with tasty beverages! A fun fact about Sarah is that she can't stand being cold, yet her favorite competitive sport is alpine ski racing! Sarah's favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber and the line "Excuse me, Flo, what's the soup du jour?" always makes her laugh. Sarah does an outstanding job in her role at Timberline Hospitalities. She is knowledgeable in Human Resources, and loves introducing and implementing new ideas to her teammates that reflect the Timberline Way of Caring About People, Creating Profitable Hotels, and Creating Outstanding Experiences. 


Christina Anderson | Office Manager & Gatekeeper
Christina keeps the office lively and laughing! She has a heart of gold and loves to create outstanding experiences for her friends. Christina received her Associate's Degree in Business Administration and Management from Casper College, and is essential to the inner workings of Timberline Hospitalities. She is the go-to for all things Timberline! Christina enjoys spending time with her family, including her beloved cats, and likes to watch movies such as "Shag", "Emit Otter's Jug Band Christmas", "Fletch", and "Airplane". 
Christina lives by the motto "If you cannot control it, you cannot stress over it", and is always sharing words of wisdom with a kind smile. Christina has been with Timberline Hospitalities since 2005, and she She exemplifies our culture of being Fun, Unique, Urgent, and Second every day. 


Shelby Watson | Hospitality Sales Professional
Shelby is a young and rising star at Timberline Hospitalities. She joined our team in 2021 and has already offered fresh insight and new ideas that have helped propel Timberline forward. A true Wyomingite, Shelby grew up in Fremont County. She was inspired by her family's ability to overcome challenges; this has instilled many of her own morals that she lives by today. When Shelby isn’t working, she loves spending time with her close family and friends, she enjoys being outdoors, and you can usually find her in the mountains or at the lake. Her favorite movie quote is, "Do you wanna do karate in the garage? Yep!" from Step Brothers, and her dream car is a 1967 Shelby GT500 Ford Mustang. Shelby lives by the words, "What you do has far greater impact than what you say", and she leads by the Harold R. McAlindon quote, "Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail".