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The Extraordinary Life of Andy Wirth

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In life e all have the chance to rise to extraordinary levels. Some do so in such a way that they aid others and make this a better world. They offer their talents, time and energy to a higher purpose that goes far beyond self and absorbs others. These people are hard working, philanthropic, and are willing to sacrifice self for the betterment of the whole.

Andy Wirth is one of these people. Born in Germany,he has worked hard to get to a place where he is able to benefit others with his talents, expertise and knowledge. He is well loved by his community and has made strides to help improve the condition of life in the Tahoe area for all who live and visit there.

As a major contributor to community and environmental organizations he tries to help do his part to save the natural surroundings for future generations. His generosity and giving of his time and talents to the community has earned him many community service awards. Among some of these awards include the Tahoe Springs Business Leader of the Year Award and the 2014 Citizen of the Year by the Disabled Sports committee.

His experience has lent to his ability to flawlessly take over the position of Chief Executive Officer of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science from Colorado State University. From there he went on to work as a Ranger at the Rocky Mountain National Parks and at the San Pedro Parks Wilderness Area.

Mr. Wirth is also a member of many different boards including the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board. After he became the President of Squaw Valley in 210, he went about orchestrating the acquisition of the nearby Alpine Meadows Resort. The successful acquisition has led to a collaboration between the two resorts that now offers better deals and combined ski tickets to visitors.

He is married to a real estate lawyer and has three children. Mr. Wirth is known to participate in both triathlons and 1/2 marathons. After 25 years in the mountain resort industry, Andrew Wirth is well experienced and has a proven record of enhancing the holdings he is responsible for.

His experience aided him in making renovations at Squaw Valley that dramatically improved the conditions and trails for skiing, as well as dining and guest accomodations. In conjunction with the Alpine Valley resort, Mr Wirth has altered the face of skiing getaways for those who visit the Tahoe and Reno areas.

Truly a man of distinction who has served his community well and is expected to continue in his selfless service for many years to come. Andrew Wirth is someone who has risen to an extraordinary level.

September 12, 2015