- Hunting & Wingshooting
- Sporting Activities
- Lodging & Dining
- Conferences & Events
Our entire staff has deep Texas roots and a commitment to Texas hospitality. We’re dedicated to ensuring your enjoyment, every time you visit.
Joe B. Kercheville
Chairman and Co-founder
Joe grew up in San Antonio, TX and the Hill Country. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and the Thunderbird Institute for Foreign Trade in Phoenix and has been an investment professional for over forty years. He and his wife, Ann, bought Joshua Creek Ranch in 1986 and opened it for guests in 1990. Joe’s passion for the outdoors has led him on sailing, big game hunting, wing-shooting, and fly-fishing adventures around the world.
President and Co-founder
Ann grew up in Harlingen, TX and graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. After a successful career as a Certified Public Accountant and financial officer for a San Antonio-based New York Stock Exchange company, she launched a second career in ranch management at Joshua Creek Ranch. She shares an enthusiasm for the outdoors with Joe and their two sons, traveling with them on hunting and fishing trips anywhere on earth.
Chief Executive Officer
Born and raised on the high plains of the Texas Panhandle and the bayous of East Texas, Rick Terry, CEO, is a native Texan through and through. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MBA and shortly thereafter became licensed as a Texas CPA. During a long career in investment management and Private Banking, he served as CEO of award winning investment firms and COO of a major global bank’s US Wealth Management business. Although his tours of duty had him traveling globally he always managed to live in the Lone Star state and find time to actively participate on numerous Boards. He has had the pleasure of living and working in Houston, Austin, Dallas, and Beaumont and is now happy to call Joshua Creek Ranch home. Rick loves entertaining and sharing his lifelong passion for the outdoor lifestyle, hunting, fine dining, great wine and lots of stories shared with friends around the fire pit.
Outdoor Operations Manager
Joseph grew up on the ranch, spending many days working in the habitat, hunting and fishing. He decided in 2009 to make Joshua Creek Ranch his career after graduating from the Texas Military Institute in San Antonio and McCombs Business School at University of Texas in Austin.
Born in New Orleans, Kay qualifies as one of those who "wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as soon as I could” types when she moved here at the age of 4. She grew up cooking with her mom, who was also a spectacular "food dreamer." At one point she ran her own plant nursery and landscaping company. Kay joined the Joshua Creek Ranch food service team in 1999 and moved away in 2002. She returned in 2007 as Executive Chef. It would be hard to find someone who truly loves the outdoors more than Kay, as you will find her kayaking, camping, and caving when she's not being creative in the kitchen.
Executive Assistant, Lodging Facilities Manager
Rebecca was born and raised in Pasadena, TX. She comes from a family of hunters and outdoorsmen, and she moved to the Texas Hill Country in 1988. The majority of her work history has been in Customer Service and Administrative Assistance. She started with Joshua Creek in 1992 but left in 2000 to pursue other interests. She couldn’t stay away though and rejoined the Joshua Creek Ranch team in 2008. Rebecca's can-do attitude and organization skills keep ranch facilities up, running, improving & growing.
Gamebird Keeper, Hunting Guide, Sporting Clays Manager and Certified Shooting Instructor
Eric grew up in Kentucky along the Ohio River. He shared a passion for hunting with his father, who would regularly take Eric on his hunting trips since the age of 4. He graduated from South East Illinois in 2002 and moved to Texas to pursue a career as a hunting guide and started working at Joshua Creek Ranch in 2007. He's a Texan at heart and defines "Texas Hospitality."
Hunting Guide, Big Game Keeper
Jesse was born and raised in Oregon. With a passion for hunting and the outdoors, he graduated from Outdoor Adventure Guide School and began his career as a guide in Montana. He moved to Texas in 2004 and began his career as a guide with Joshua Creek Ranch in 2005. Jesse's big game knowledge has enhanced the deer program at Josha Creek Ranch and that Oregon wine-country up-bringing has contributed to the Ranch's wine list as well.
Guest Services Coordinator
Erin grew up in Missouri, graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from San Francisco State University, and is currently working on her Master’s in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Erin joined the guest services staff in 2010 and is known for her incredible memory and management of details. She is an outdoor enthusiast who seeks any excuse to go fishing, camping and hiking.
Born and raised in Boerne, Texas, Megan has always preferred small town life to the hustle and bustle of the city. After graduating with a BFA in Communication Design from Texas State University-San Marcos, she came back to Boerne and joined the Guest Services team at Joshua Creek Ranch in 2013.
Megan’s outgoing and upbeat personality are well suited to her role in welcoming guests to the Ranch and responding to the particular details of their customized itineraries. Her design and technology skills keep Ranch office communications efficient as well as attractive.
Traci grew up in Odessa, Texas. She graduated with a degree in accounting from the University of Texas Permian Basin in 1997. Traci stayed in West Texas for awhile as a regional accountant for a broadcasting company, beforemoving to the Hill Country with her husband and children in 2005. After 11 years as a stay-at-home-mom, Traci resumed her accounting career, joining the Joshua Creek Ranch team in 2012.
Born in Louisiana, Michael has been cooking since graduation from college with a degree in hotel restaurant management. He moved to the Texas Hill Country in 1985 and has had a career as sous chef and executive chef at several fine San Antonio and Boerne area restaurants and private clubs. He joined the Joshua Creek Ranch food services team in 2008. Michael is a hunter, a deep sea fisherman, and a dedicated conservative talk radio listener while creating sumptuous wild game recipes in the Joshua Creek Ranch kitchen.