Squaw Valley Resort CEO Andy Wirth was recently named CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation (RASC), according to an article in the Squaw Valley/Alpine Valley News. Kimberlee Tolkein was named Vice Chair and Secretary and Andy Chapman treasurer.
The RASC creates new flight prospects and promotes air service for the Reno-Tahoe Regional Airport. The RASC board includes representatives from casino and tourism entities in the Reno and Lake Tahoe area.? Read more: andy wirth | POWDER Magazine and Squaw Valley’s Andy Wirth appointed chair of Reno airport board
Andy Wirth says he is very happy with the appointment and honored to serve the citizens of Reno, Lake Tahoe and Sparks. “It is the board’s goal to create more opportuinity and keep our econony thriving,” said Wirth.
Wirth has been instrumental in helping secure air service from Colorado to Canada. It was recently announced that Jet Blue service would be provided from Reno-Tahoe Regional Airport to JFK International Airport.? Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSquawValley/posts/10152191670133708 and https://www.crowdrise.com/wwsupport
Wirth says the RASC will continue to be at the forefront and continue to work with other airlines to provide direct flights. “We are currently working on a deal with Alaska Airlines to secure flights from Boise, Idaho and Orange County, California,” said Wirth.
Andy Wirth was named CEO of Squaw Valley Resort in 2010. He has over 25 years in the hospitality/resort industry, having worked with Steamboat Springs Resort since 1989. Wirth is considered a visionary in the industry. When he came in, Squaw Valley was one of the worst resorts in the U.S. with low morale, poor customer service and outdated equipment. Through Wirth’s leadership, Squaw Valley is now one of the best resorts in the U.S.