Andrew Wirth is the current president and chief executive officer of the Squaw Valley Ski Holding. The firm has two subsidiaries, which are the Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley ski resorts that are located in Olympic Valley, California. He was born on 25th July 1963.
Wirth has spent most of his life in the parks since his grandfather was a director at the US National Park Service. This influenced him to join the hotel and mountain resort sector.
He studied at the Colorado State University and the Edinburgh University where he acquired a Bachelor of Science Degree and Masters respectively.
Mr. Wirth started off his career in 1986 by working at the Steamboat Springs Resort, and he has been active in the sector for 25 years. He held various administrative and marketing offices at the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corporation. Andy Wirth became the chief marketing officer of the Intrawest in 2007 after it bought Steamboat.
He was later promoted to be the executive vice president of the firm. In 2010, he was hired by the Squaw Valley where he currently serves as the head of the company. She was the chief executive officer of the business, and her family had been managing the business for several years.
Andy’s work in his career and the community has been recognized several times by receiving both professional and social awards. The honors that he has received include the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees’ Exceptional Service Award of the chairperson and the Steamboat Springs Business Leader of the Year Award. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth
Andy was also acknowledged by the Disabled Sports USA in 2014, whereby, the organizations named him as the Citizen of the Year. In the same year, he won the Community Five Award.
The business administrator was involved in a serious accident in October 2013, which led to his right arm being torn off.
According to Powder Magazine, Andy Wirth had to undergo several surgical operations to fix it. Andy Wirth was appointed to be the president and chairperson of the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation in January this year.