Our Team

Talent Cultivated Through Experience

We live at the intersection of nature and culture. We find inspiration in the natural world in concert with the world of international design. We made the choice to live inspired, to orient our hopes and dreams in this rare landscape. We refine our eye by immersion… in the textures and beauty of nature.

Rush Jenkins - Owner / CEO

Rush Jenkins

Owner / CEO

From farmhouse to auction house, Rush represents an American dream come true. An Idaho native, he moved to California to study Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona. After practicing in the Los Angeles area, he set his aesthetic sights across the Atlantic, earning a graduate degree in fine and decorative arts from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London before becoming Curator for Design at Sotheby’s New York.

Rush now applies his 25 years of experience with design conceptualization, planning and execution into creative supervision of all WRJ projects, ensuring that experiences with WRJ exceed expectations. Nationally-renowned, Rush travels extensively, consulting on special events, and lecturing on design and fine and decorative arts.

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Klaus Baer - Owner / COO

Klaus Baer

Owner / COO

Klaus has channeled his decade-plus experience with managing international production teams for investment banking firms into overseeing all operational and technological aspects of WRJ. He knows that well-run internal operations translate into a seamless experience for everyone who works with WRJ.

Klaus earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and then segued from banking by earning an interior design graduate degree from Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. Klaus donates his time and talent to various non-profit organizations in Jackson Hole.

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