Meet the Team

Heidi Stone

Heidi Stone, General Manager

Heidi brings over 25 years of experience to Mountain Lake Lodge.  Before joining The Lodge, she opened the repositioned independent brand of High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, NY in 2008.  Prior to her five years with High Peaks Resort, she lived in Richmond, VA where she worked with Hilton, Doubletree Hotels, and The Berkeley as Director of Sales & Marketing.

Heidi’s hospitality career begin in the late 80’s and over the years her career has led her to top employers  such as Disney World, Peabody Hotels, Hilton, Doubletree, Omni Resorts, and Lane Hospitality.  She has had the pleasure of working with legendary Olympic athletes, Sports Celebrities, and elite travel journalists.  She has personally worked with hundreds of professional meeting planners with associations, non-profits, fortune 500 companies, and government contract groups. 

Please feel free to contact Heidi directly at



Lyndsi Hale, Director of Catering

Lyndsi Hale has been an event coordinator and catering sales professional in the Southwest Virginia area for over 7 years. She currently resides in Blacksburg with her husband and dog Eli! When she’s not coordinating fabulous events at Mountain Lake Lodge you can find her gardening, kayaking on the New River, traveling or spending time with family and friends.

Her warm, enthusiastic personality, along with flawless precision and attention to detail, has helped to organize all aspects of a wedding which has resulted in variety of successful events over the years.

As an excited member of the Mountain Lake Team, Lyndsi knows event coordination can be an intimidating process, and there are many tasks that can easily be overlooked. Her experience provides a wealth of information to share with the brides and event planners, which ultimately translates into a smooth, efficient planning process and extraordinary wedding for any bride!

Please contact Lyndsi directly with any questions regarding your upcoming wedding, family reunion, social event at