Andy Wirth was born on 25th July 1963.He graduated from the Colorado State University with a bachelor degree in science. Andy has undying passion in skydiving. He has worked in the hotel industry and mountain resort for over 25 years. He is currently the president and CEO of a parent company of Squaw Valley by the name Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, Alpine Meadows Resorts. Andy also works as the chairman of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees.
Andy has tirelessly worked as the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings to ensure that the ski area tops as the best tourism destination in the world. Squaw Valley Ski Resort located at the far end of a U-shaped valley was voted by the 10Best Readers’ Choice and the USA today as the 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in the North America. The resort is internationally renowned.It spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The Squaw Valley is continuously growing with a development plan going through the approval process to increase the base area sevenfold size at the bottom of the mountain.
Andy has focused on improving the Lake Tahoe area. He contributes greatly to the community service and environmental organizations in the Lake Tahoe area.
On January 12, 2016, Andy Wirth was elected and announced the Chairman and President of The Reno-Tahoe Air Service Corporation (RASC).The RASC promotes air service into Reno-Tahoe International Airport and consistently identifies new prospects for additional flights. The board comprises of tourism entities like the South Lake Tahoe and regional hotel-casino properties. Wirth has been elemental to the development of air services and airports for major communities and resorts from Colorado to Quebec and most recently air service establishment to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport with JetBlue service from JFK Airport.
Andy was among the founders of the “Wounded Warrior Support” an ironman team that raises funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation to honor the fine men of the Navy SEALs after they return home.
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