The Staff

Ilke Lander

 Resort Hostess, General Manager and Massage Therapist, Ilke Lander, is definately a full hands-on owner/operator. A Belgian national who became an American citizen in the 90's, Ilkis passionate about service. With over 20 years of experience under the highest quality hotel & restaurant properties, she has a strong foundation and vision for what Paradise Hills wants to continue to be.... A place to reconnect. 



Robert Lander

 Resort Host, Vineyard Manager, and Wine Maker, Robert Lander, is the other half of this operation's success. A native Maine'rd, Bob's responsibilities are diverse; from overseeing all cabin maintenance, vineyard management and wine making... He is rarely available for much else. Schedule a Vintner's Tour and Tasting ($30) to get a glimpse of the responsibilities that create our wines. Bob spend almost 20 years in Law Enforcement serving our communities and has used his new platform to show our support for Law Enforcement and their families. All the Estate Wines, Blue Label Wines' are dedicated to law enforcement families by a 10% donation of every bottle.


Wine Hostess ... now hiring tasting room associate.




Matthew Cabin Host, Matthew Pacer, will be the first voice you hear or the first face you see when you arrive at Paradise Hills. He brings an exuberant amount of professionalism to his job and truly believes in Paradise Hills' excellent customer service culture. Matthew brings with him many years of resort experience but his passion lies in music. A musician by night... you can sometimes hear him singing while guest musicians perform. 



 Cabin Host... front desk associate - now hiring



Spa HostessSandra Baughman, comes to us with many years of experience in massage therapy and acupuncture. Sandra's spirit of team work and determination towards customer service makes her a fantastic therapist and part of Paradise Hills. Her experience offers our guests the reliability and results of a therapeutic session to relieve stress and tension.


Spa Hostess, Jennifer Pfund, joins us on weekends for her therapeutic skills as a massage therapist. Her uplifting spirit and jovial smile will brighten your day... and her hands will soothe your sore muscles. Jennifer will take care of your needs while you relax in our relaxation lounge, rest in our sauna and receive your services.


Cabin Hostesses, Kali and Andrea, the cabin housekeepers, are the heart behind the sparkling clean accommodations offered at Paradise Hills. They pride themselves in all the details and hard work involved in keeping the cabin rentals pristine. Their passion shows. And, if you want luxury service in this country setting… they will come to your cabin, daily, and graciously make your bed, refresh your towels and take out your trash.


gary schultz

Landscaping & Vineyard assistant, Garey Schultz has spend the last several years tending to the 35 acres of Paradise Hills property. Rain or Shine, hot or cold…guests can see Garey mowing, chopping, hauling, burning and pruning. With the addition of the vineyards, Garey has played an important part in keeping healthy vines. Grateful for his loyalty and dedication, Paradise Hills wouldn’t be as beautiful without Garey’s attention to detail.

Grounds & Property Maintenance .... Hiring Now.


Affiliates ~ Collaborators Many of our retreats & workshops are collaborative efforts between local service providers and their craft. We only affiliate ourselves withthose holding similar visions and the highest levels of service.