Andrew Wirth was born in 1963. Having worked in the hotel industry, Andrew Wirth left his 25 years work in the mountain resort to join his life time passion. He later began his carrier with steamboat spring resort in 1986 and served in several different markets and leadership. Andy Wirth was then appointed to be the chief marketing officer of Intrawest which acquired steamboat in 2007. In 2010, he was appointed as the president of Squaw Valley on rgj.com. With his experience and acquiring himself several professional awards, he was recognized to be one of the top outstanding tourism personnel. Andy Wirth graduated with a degree of science from the university of Colorado state.
He later joined the Edinburgh University in Scotland. After his appointment at Squaw Valley he was very excited. This was because he always watched it from a direction of crushing families. After his joining at Squaw Valley the management underwent a rise up of 70 million dollars than the way he came in. Changes were made and they vastly improved the mountain design and infrastructure. This led to the improvement of lodging and common areas that were around the valley. According to research Squaw Valley moved from the bottom in the list of ski resort and became on top in that year. This was due to the clients’ satisfaction that the customers got. On October 12, 2013 Andy Wirth became a special warfare warrior, after he almost lost his life while skydiving with his friends.
According to Reno Gazette journal article, natural challenge has faced the communities in a political challenge of an incorporation battle between the picturesque Olympic valley and the Squaw Valley resort. This then has been the mother nature of the resort that has helped the Squaw Valley and the other resorts open earlier weeks than the typical ones in the past decade. Therefore for the backers of the incorporation effort, Andy Wirth has considered the business to face a threat and civic climate. This has been provided by the political relief that was withdrawn from the Olympic Valley Incorporation.
Therefore for the Squaw Valley ski holding they have spent a lot of money in the opposing of the incorporation effort. This has therefore resulted to high tax rates for the residents and the business at large. With his appointment as the chairman of the Reno airport board, Andy Wirth promises to provide the customers a way to give back to the communities and improve their living state by his excellent leadership skills. These assure to the environment to conducive and create a tourist attraction to the Squaw Valley resort. This therefore will enhance the Olympic valley and Squaw Valley management change for the better good of the business and the community.