Andy Wirth Gets Appointment to More Significant Roles in the Society

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board recently named Andy Wirth as its new chairperson. His appointment came along with the addition of Jessica Sferrazza, Lisa Gianoli and Jennifer Rose as new board members. According to Andy Wirth, he was proud and honored to be given a chance to head the board and he believed that with the help of the new board members, he was going to usher in new ideas that would take the airport to a new level. He continued to add that air service in the region was the reason behind Reno-Tahoe’s growing and thriving economy and that would not change under his reign.

Andy Wirth’s appointment as the chairperson of the Reno-Tahoe Authority Board will not be the beginning of his contributions to air service in the region. He has always played a vital role in the development of airports and air service for communities from Colorado to Quebec. Some of his latest key contributions to air service in the region have been getting JetBlue service to fly from JFK Airport to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and the establishment of Alaska Airlines service from John Wayne Airport.

Andy Wirth also serves in other leadership positions with his major other role being the president and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. His journey in the hotel and mountain resort industry traces its roots to Steam Boat Springs where he served in various leadership and marketing positions. His experience in the field of hotels and mountain resorts spreads over twenty-five years and through the journey, he has won big awards such as the Chairman’s Outstanding Service Award from the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees. Andy Wirth was born in 1963 and his father is Conrad Wirth, a former U.S National Park Service Director.

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings is the mother company of Squaw Valley Resorts and Alpine Meadows. The company has an employee base of between 500 and 1000 employees. Its most significant historical event is its hosting of the 1960 Olympics that threw it into the global limelight making it internationally known. Squaw Valley Ski Holdings is privately owned.

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