Our Team

For The Love Of Ranching

The Tilting H Ranch team doesn’t just work at the ranch — they live at the ranch, too. Fueled by a passion for the ranching lifestyle, and enamored by the ranch’s beautiful natural surroundings, the team at Tilting H Ranch tends to every last need of our cattle and horses, every day of the week.

Michael Lechter


Michael A. Lechter wears many hats. He’s an attorney, a certified licensing professional (CLP), an entrepreneur, a bestselling author, and owner of the Arizona Guest Ranch, Cherry Creek Lodge. He was also an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University, teaching entrepreneurship in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering. As Michael puts it, when he’s not playing cowboy at Cherry Creek Lodge, he “builds forts and fights pirates.”

Sharon Lechter


Sharon Lechter is an elite entrepreneur, wearing many hats as a keynote speaker, business strategist, mentor, and a licensed CPA for over 35 years. She’s an international bestselling author, having co-authored Rich Dad Poor Dad, and released 14 other books in the Rich Dad series. Sharon and her husband Michael own Cherry Creek Lodge, where they love to spend time with their kids and grandkids and get to know all the guests that come through the doors. A lifelong education advocate, Sharon is the founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization.

Pete Davis

General Manager

Hello, my name is Pete Davis. I have lived in Young, AZ and served the surrounding area for more than 40 years. As a guide and experienced outfitter, I help our guests explore and experience the thousands of acres surrounding the lodge. For more than a decade, it has been my pleasure to serve as the general manager for Cherry Creek Lodge.

Carol Wilkerson-Nix

Lodge Manager

Hello There! My name is Carol Wilkerson, I am the wife of our awesome Ranch Manager, Kenny, and a momma to two handsome boys! Cherry Creek Lodge is full of laughter, relaxation, and exhilarating adventure. I have lived here for more than five years and I am still in awe of how beautiful this ranch is, inside and out! When you come to Cherry Creek Lodge, you get roped into our ranch family; we promise you will feel right at home here. We ensure each stay at the ranch is unique, memorable and authentic.

Kenny Nix

Ranch Manager

Hi there, my name is Kenny Nix and I am the ranch manager here at Cherry Creek Lodge. As a working ranch, my job is to make sure our ranch animals and property are all in tip-top shape. I have lived in the area for more than five years and enjoy spending time with my family right here at Tilting H.

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