Management Team


Skip Bell, Property Manager skip@campnavarroca.com Skip Bell hails from Utah and has spent his entire career immersed in nature in various capacaties as a an outfiitter guide, property manager and a master carpenter and builder. Skip has lived with the Sioux Tribe, run his own Grand Canyon river company, and as the onsite property manager of Camp Navarro, has helped transform the camp into the beautiful vision that was dreamed up years ago. Skip looks forward to welcoming you to Camp Navarro.   

Skip Bell, Property Manager

skip@campnavarroca.com

Skip Bell hails from Utah and has spent his entire career immersed in nature in various capacaties as a an outfiitter guide, property manager and a master carpenter and builder. Skip has lived with the Sioux Tribe, run his own Grand Canyon river company, and as the onsite property manager of Camp Navarro, has helped transform the camp into the beautiful vision that was dreamed up years ago. Skip looks forward to welcoming you to Camp Navarro. 

 

Cala Larioni, Events Manager cala@campnavarroca.com As our clients frequently say, " Cala Rocks! ". No detail is left unanswered as Cala puts her event and wedding planning background to good use. Residing in West Marin, Cala's easy going yet unflappable demeanor is consistently on display as she works to craft events that will be memorable, inspiring and seamless. She is an active artist in her personal time which is fitting for our team as we like to say that Camp Navarro is a 'picture frame' to create a beautiful picture every event. With Cala as your 'Picasso',  your event will come to life beautifully. 

Cala Larioni, Events Manager

cala@campnavarroca.com

As our clients frequently say, " Cala Rocks! ". No detail is left unanswered as Cala puts her event and wedding planning background to good use. Residing in West Marin, Cala's easy going yet unflappable demeanor is consistently on display as she works to craft events that will be memorable, inspiring and seamless. She is an active artist in her personal time which is fitting for our team as we like to say that Camp Navarro is a 'picture frame' to create a beautiful picture every event. With Cala as your 'Picasso',  your event will come to life beautifully. 

Dan Braun, Founder/CEO dan@campnavarroca.com Dan was born in San Francisco and has spent his thirty year career connecting people to nature and building world class outdoor and hospitality companies. Dan spent fifteen years at summer camp near Yosemite and at a young age he knew his calling was in nature and that someday he would own a camp. He is also the co-founder of The Evergreen Lodge and Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides. Nothing makes Dan happier than sharing experiences in nature and stewarding unique nature based assets forward for public good, preservation and use. 

Dan Braun, Founder/CEO

dan@campnavarroca.com

Dan was born in San Francisco and has spent his thirty year career connecting people to nature and building world class outdoor and hospitality companies. Dan spent fifteen years at summer camp near Yosemite and at a young age he knew his calling was in nature and that someday he would own a camp. He is also the co-founder of The Evergreen Lodge and Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides. Nothing makes Dan happier than sharing experiences in nature and stewarding unique nature based assets forward for public good, preservation and use. 

Mitchel Mount, Executive Chef Mitch@campnavarroca.com  Chef Mitch has a long and diverse career in the restaurant world includeing being on the opening  team of Tra Vigne, (Michael Chiarelo's famous Napa Valley restaurant), being the lead baker at iconic La Brea Bakery and running the kitchen at Saucy, one of Mendocino's leading restaurants. Chef Mitch loves cooking over fire and is an expert in Cal-Med style cooking with diverse expertise as a pizza maker, baker, and Pit master. His talents are on full display at Camp Navarro as chef takes great pride in cooking everything from classic 'down home' comfort food to upscale fine dining. 

Mitchel Mount, Executive Chef

Mitch@campnavarroca.com 

Chef Mitch has a long and diverse career in the restaurant world includeing being on the opening  team of Tra Vigne, (Michael Chiarelo's famous Napa Valley restaurant), being the lead baker at iconic La Brea Bakery and running the kitchen at Saucy, one of Mendocino's leading restaurants. Chef Mitch loves cooking over fire and is an expert in Cal-Med style cooking with diverse expertise as a pizza maker, baker, and Pit master. His talents are on full display at Camp Navarro as chef takes great pride in cooking everything from classic 'down home' comfort food to upscale fine dining.