A Ride and A Guide

Who We Are

Join the BUTTERFLY Coach family and deliver world-class private and business transportation.  

We’re currently looking for experienced drivers with a passion for transportation. We take pride in our customer service and only hire the best. Here are a few qualities we’re looking for: 

  • 5+ years experience

  • No driving offenses

  • Technologically advanced

  • Knowledge of Oregon local attractions, wineries and local restaurants in Yamhill County

  • Ability to drive 100+ miles to and from destinations

Please contact our office if you have questions about the hiring process. We will perform a background & DMV records check for past driving offenses. 

Our History

Our Team

Jay Gautney

Travel advisor, manager & driver for Private Jeep tours in the West Coast regions. 

As a visitor, resident, or business traveler, you need to be certain places at certain times. BUTTERFLY Coach is an independent transportation and coaching company that gives residents and travelers in McMinnville, Oregon; a ride and a guide.

Some of our perks include a private coach with area knowledge of Oregon coast, vineyards, wines, local history and sites, plus attractions and events. We can provide interesting perspectives on business and personal wellness, with a deep rooted understanding; in organizational leadership and sustainable natural outlook on life. Coaches just get you where you want to be!

Water, Internet connectivity, and charging stations available on all our trips & tours. Your gadgets will work without a problem when you ride with BUTTERFLY Coach. 


Job Opportunities

Leanna Gautney

Owner and Manager of BUTTERFLY Coach. Mentor Coach & driver for Butterfly Truck tours in Yamhill County and West coast region


  • Jay and Leanna have been married for 26years; with three adult children, two grandchildren.
  • Leanna enlisted in the military for 9 years
  • Jay retired with 26 years in the Navy
  • Leanna has 15 years of professional career in government, civilian, and non-profit organizations.
  • Currently owners of two businesses: Country Critters Pet Sitters & BUTTERFLY Coach.
  • Leanna has Business Degrees in Administration and  in Management and Organizational Leadership and a Candidate for her Doctorate in Psychology at George Fox University
  • Jay is working on his Masters degree in Emergency Management
  • Leanna has over 20 years of study in natural medicine, health, and nutrition.
  • Members of Church on the Hill, McMinnville Chamber of Commerce, Non Commisioned Officers Association, American Legion and Rotary International

Leanna started Country Critters Pet Sitters (CCPS). The company began its first transportation service to vets & groomers, created for pet sit clients in Oregon and Washington State.

The business grew quickly and in just 6 years, CCPS went from 2 to 185 clients. Expanding to Oregon, California, and Hawaii, they also received recognition in Pet Sitters International Magazine.

Kuleana Business Consluting (KBC) opened in Hawaii, as a personalized professional service for business owners, which soon expanded to include coaching in professional & personal wellness.

After 10 years in business, the family retires from Navy life and moves back to McMinnville, Oregon. Both local businesses are soon recognized as a providers of valued professional and personal services to humand and pets in Yamhill County.

​BUTTERFLY Coach was born! KBC experienced a butterfly effect and was transformed into a three dimentional coaching service. Now offering services in private transportation for trips and tours, professional consulting, and personal coaching.