Andy Wirth is CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings and has been since 2010. Recently he was appointed to be the chairman for Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board.
Mr. Andy Wirth was born in Germany in 1963, and graduated from the Colorado State University with a science degree. During his career is has been in the ski resort business in some sort of fashion and has even been involved in send off celebrations involving American Olympic teams as they make their way to the official Olympics.
He has served on many boards throughout his career including ones such as, National Ski Areas Board of Directors, Tahoe Fund Board of Directors and countless others that he has served on or is still may be serving on.
Andy Wirth is a man who knows what it’s like to face adversity and considers it a challenge when it happens either in his professional or personal life. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth
In 2013 due to a near fatal skydiving accident he had to have his arm reattached that included several surgeries and a long stay in the hospital, but due to his nature he was back to work and soon after co-founded an Ironman team, which raises money for Navy Seals Foundation.
Squaw Valley Ski one of the highest rated ski resorts around and continues to make improvements when needed with Mr. Wirth as CEO. He has even gone so far as to appear on the TV show Undercover Boss and worked at the resort just to make sure things were running at the company’s highest level possible.
Andy Wirth has a list of awards to his name, including the Chairman’s Outstanding Award and he has also been given the Citizen of the Year by Disabled Sports USA for his work with his Ironman team.
Andy Wirth is considered an asset to the ski industry and to his community.