Chance Bernall ~ Broker/Owner

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Chance Bernall is a Montana native who moved to Dillon in 1999. He attended college at the University of Montana Western on a rodeo scholarship and is a two-time Big Sky Region Calf Roping Champion; 2 time Northern Rodeo Association Champion; 5 time Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit qualifier and PRCA card holder. He also ran a successful horseshoeing business during college. Chance and his wife Cori are the proud parents of three daughters, Reagan, Collins and Nora. Chance became a licensed real estate broker at age 25 and consistently closes the most transactions within the company. He is an active investor with direct experience in income property, new construction, and bare land development. While affiliated with Prudential Montana Real Estate, Chance was the recipient of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Prudential President's Circle Award and the 2012 Prudential Chairman's Circle, which is the top 1% Nationwide. Chance's hobbies include hunting, fishing and anything involving horses.

Contact Chance at or call 406-925-1988

Keith Handlos ~ Sales Associate

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Keith Handlos grew up in Ennis, Montana, and is a true Montanan through and through. After playing and coaching football for The University of Montana Western for 12 years, and teaching at Beaverhead County High School for one year, Keith got his real estate license in 2005 and assisted Tom Bramlette for seven years. Keith specializes in farm and ranch sales as well as recreational properties. Keith holds a Secondary Education degree (Physical Education & Biology) from The University of Montana Western and has also been an adjunct professor for the university. Keith is a fly fishing expert and enjoys fishing, bird and big game hunting. In addition, Keith is an unbelievably talented gourmet cook. Keith's ever-present positive attitude and incredible work ethic, make him a highly dedicated Realtor. Keith and his wife, Janelle, are the proud parents of a son, Taylor.

Contact Keith at or direct at 406-925-1814.

Mary Ann Nicholas ~ Broker

Mary Ann Nicholas joined Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate after a 25 year career in banking, focusing on commercial, agricultural and real estate lending in Southwest Montana. Her goal is for every client to receive an exceptional level of personal service and expertise during their real estate transaction regardless of size or complexity- from recreational to agriculture to a home on the range. Mary Ann has lived in Southwest Montana most of her life with interludes living coast to coast and border to border. A love of the Montana landscape gives her a sincere understanding of John Steinbeck's declaration: "I'm in love with Montana. For other states, I have admiration, respect, recognition even some affection. But with Montana it is love. And it's difficult to analyze love when you're in it." Mary Ann is an attorney, Chair of the University of Montana-Western Foundation and served as a two-term member of the Governor-appointed Local Executive Board of UMW. She and her daughters share an affinity for horses from rodeo to polo to reined cow horses. She invites you to visit her Montana blog at, which she created with her sister out of a great love of place that is Montana.

Contact Mary Ann at or direct at 406-660-0339.

Ed Hoerning ~ Sales Associate

Ed Hoerning profile pictureEd Hoerning is a lifetime resident of Dillon, Montana where he worked in the automobile business for 30+ years. Having held a property management license since 2009 and managed over 100 units at any given time, selling real estate is a perfect fit for Ed. In his spare time, Ed enjoys spending time in the outdoors. Ed also enjoys spending time with his wife Diana and son Dylan.

Contact Ed at or direct at 406-660-4802.

Wendy Peterson ~ Broker

Wendy Peterson is a Broker with Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate. The philosophy that Wendy has worked by in her real estate career remains the same throughout the changing markets - service to her clients is her number one priority. Wendy believes that the first and foremost role of a Realtor is to guide clients along the complicated and sometimes stressful road to successful purchases and sales. When Wendy has been able to assist her clients in obtaining their goals, then she feels that her job has been satisfactorily completed. People will always need to purchase and sell real estate and Wendy will continue to strive to help them face any challenges that come along during that process. In her spare time, she enjoys riding and training horses and giving horseback riding lessons, reading, and hiking.

Contact Wendy at or direct at 406-925-3022.

Carol Stancliff ~ GRI, Broker Carol Stancliff profile pictureCarol Stancliff is a native of Georgia and has been in Montana since 2008. After selling her home in Georgia, she and her husband Rick traveled the country for several years before they chose to call Dillon and Beaverhead County home. Carol began her real estate career in 2005 after working for a real estate attorney for 20 years. Her enthusiasm, knowledge and personal attention will make buying or selling your home a pleasure.

Contact Carol at or direct at 770-715-4284.

Megan Woolley ~ Sales Associate

Megan Woolley profile pictureMegan Woolley was born and raised in Eastern Montana. After her husband became the head women's basketball coach at the University of Montana Western, they moved to Dillon. Megan graduated from the University of Mary with a Degree in Biology and Chemistry. She became part of our team in 2013 after four years in the insurance industry where her experience in office managing, public relations, and hard work drove her to be successful in the field. Craving more community involvement, and being able to apply her new-found skills to the people around her, she decided to pursue a career in real estate, where she has a keen eye for the potential in a property. When not at the office, Megan can be found coaching the cheerleading squad at the University, or enjoying the outdoors. She looks forward to many years to come in Dillon, and raising a family in one of the best places in the country!

Contact Megan at or direct at 406-853-2214.