A Man of Perseverance – Andy Wirth

Andy Wirth holds a position in the mountain resort and hotel trade and resides in California. He holds the position as CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. Wirth has over 25 years of experience in the resort industry. In 1986, Wirth jumped into the industry by accepting a notable positon in marketing for the Steamboat Springs Resort. Steamboat Springs Resort was sold in 2007 to Intrawest and Wirth became Chief Marketing Officer. He left this company in 2010 and entered into his role as President and CEO of Squaw Valley.

Andy Wirth has been the recipient of several awards including the Chairman’s Outstanding Service Award from the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, Steamboat Springs Business Leader of the Year Award as well as being distinguished as Citizen of the Year by Disabled Sports USA. He has also been distinguished with other notable awards.

He serves in several philanthropic capacities and has served in roles of leadership in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club board member of Yampa Valley Regional Airport Advisory Board, Board Member of North Routt Fire Protection District and he also serves as a volunteer fireman for the North Routt Fire Protection District. He holds or has held many other positions of service in the Skiing industry including the Lake Tahoe Winter Olympics Committee and Tahoe Fund Board of Directors. Andy Wirth was horribly injured in 2013 in a skydiving accident in Lodi, California. He nearly lost his right arm and underwent reattachment surgery to restore use of his arm.

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