2023 Employees of the Month

At Top Shelf Collective, we value our passionate team of dedicated locals who live and play the Teton way. And every month, we like to recognize those who make The Liquor Store of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole Marketplace, Jackson Hole Wine Club, The Vault of Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole Gift Baskets, and Jackson Hole Connection a better place. Here is a recap of our 2023 Employees of the Month.

December: Shannon

Congratulations to Shannon for winning December’s Employee of the Month! Shannon has been with Top Shelf Collective as The Liquor Store’s Inventory Specialist for almost a year. She brings incredible experience and has quickly become a key team member for creative and strategic initiatives. Shannon says she loves the team and the positivity they bring to the workplace as well as a generally stress-free environment. Thanks for being apart of the team, Shannon!

October: Aide

Aide Sanchez, TSC Employee of the month for October, joined the JH Marketplace Deli Cru in May of 2023. She is native to Mexico, moving to Jackson 7 years ago She now lives happily in Jackson with her husband and her two young boys. She is a very hard-working young lady who has been part of the most successful summers that JH Marketplace has ever seen. Thank you, Aide! Enjoy your $150 shopping spree at REI!


August: Cristian

Cristian is our August Employee of the Month! He joined us in May and has been MVP since then. He comes to work with a huge smile and makes sure everyone is having a great time while consistently keeping the store stocked, clean, and organized and having awesome conversations with everyone he comes across. He loves trading stocks, playing kickball on Fridays, and taste-testing our sloshies! It’s about time he takes a day off! Congratulations on your 8 hours of PTO!

July: Alex

Alex is our July Employee of the Month! He has helped lead the team at Jackson Hole Marketplace for over 5 years. His connection with our customers and willingness to go above and beyond within his role is what makes him a valuable member of our team. His organization, positive attitude, and integrity within all the work he does is inspiring. Next time you see him at JHMP, make sure to ask him about golfing or the Patriots. Congratulations Alex!

June: Rich

Congratulations Rich, our June Employee of the Month!

With 3 years at Top Shelf Collective under his belt, he has been a significant force in community outreach initiatives, donations, and events. His contributions to mini-games, employee engagement, and marketing have set up the organization for success while being a great resource for staff and customers alike.

Rich jokes that his favorite thing about working at Top Shelf Collective is having easy access to the Lottery Machine, having his desk next to the mini-fridge, and eating Jackson Hole Marketplace sandwiches. Congratulations on your 8 hours of PTO!

May: Alaa

Alaa (pronounced EL AY) is our employee of the Month! She joined the team just 6 months ago and is already rocking the boat! She says her favorite thing about working for Top Shelf Collective is the dogs of the people she works with and the people she sees in the store. Alaa has been a HUGE part of employee engagement from mini-games, parties, and gifts. Congratulations! Enjoy your 6 hours of PTO!

April: Ryley

Congratulations to Ryley – our April Employee of the Month who has spearheaded our cocktail creations by developing recipes and making Top Shelf Collective’s first batch of Ready-to-Drink Cocktails in-house! His passion for wine, liquor, and beer comes with a strong bartending background that carries loads of knowledge.

March: Leif

Leif is our newest employee of the month! He spun and landed on a workday volunteering! He plans to spend his day giving back to the community he was born and raised in. If you see Leif riding around on his unicycle in town, be sure to ask him for a joke or say hello! Congrats Leif!

February: Debbie

Congratulations to Debbie, our February Employee of the Month! Debbie has been a part of the Top Shelf Collective team virtually for 3 years. She has brought incredible and invaluable insight to the leadership crew. Debbie resides on the east coast with her family. A few of her favorite things include mindfulness practice, books and ducks(anything written about Debbie wouldn’t be complete without her driveway ducks).

January: Phyllis

Welcome to Accounting where everyone counts! Phyllis H has won January’s Employee of the Month. Phyllis has been with TLS for over 16 years! She said what keeps her going is the teamwork, smiles, and warm welcomes every morning in each of the stores. Outside of work, Phyllis enjoys spending time with her German Sheppard Easy and her husband. With 10 extra hours of PTO Phyllis has been planning a getaway to Mexico. Thank you Phyllis! Enjoy the PTO!