Andrew or Andy Wirth is the current CEO and President of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort. Andy Wirth has held this position for the past five years and has since then transformed and merged this ski resort to become bigger and more successful.
To make the nature and feel of this resort more relaxing, Andy Wirth invested in a $70 million renovation that would bring this historical ski resort lodge and land back to present day that would run more efficiently an be more aesthetically pleading to visitors of this resort. Read more: How Will the Drought Affect California Ski Resorts? and Update on CEO Andy Wirth and his letter
As a result of his hard work and his innovative mind, Andy Wirth has turned the Squaw Valley Ski Resort into one of the top ski resorts to visit in the United States. Andy Wirth is proud to welcome any family members, ski enthusiasts, are individuals who just want to enjoy the view of the beautiful Olympic Valley.
As a prominent and distinguished business owner in the Tahoe Valley, Andy Wirth was welcomed on to the KCRW radio show in order to discuss to current drought that has been a hard hit to the West Coast. As a business owner, Andy Wirth was able to discuss how the drought has affected his company as well as his predictions for the future of ski resorts within the Tahoe Valley.
Though the drought has reduced the annual rainfall by around 25 percent, Andy Wirth responded to the radio hosts that the lack of snowfall in the valley has not affected his annual revenue and has, in fact, encouraged him to make new investments to bring more people in than ever.
This surprisingly optimistic outlook of the below average rainfall was further embellished when Andy Wirth explained how this has given the region a chance to find alternative ways to use water and to increase the amount of conserving within the valley.
As a business owner, Andy Wirth has been able to quickly adapt to the will of Mother Nature. Mr. Wirth has several plans for the future of his resort that will not only lead to the increase of revenue within the business, but will also lead to a future of efficiency and using less water.
Mr. Wirth explained on the radio that the amount of acreage that the Squaw Valley Ski Resort owns is extensive and is around 6,000 acres of snowy lands that can be used by all those who enjoy the sport of skiing.
In addition to his vast lands, Andy Wirth also plans to invest heavily in the snow making industry which will make him and his business no longer reliant on Mother Nature and the allotted snow and rainfall that is produced on an annual basis.
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