With the love of nature flowing in his blood, Andy Wirth was never surprised when he decided to become an active businessman in the mountain resort industry. With his love for business as well as his love for nature and beauty, this seemed like the best possible choice for him. Learn more about Andy Wirth: https://about.me/andywirth and www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth
As a successful businessman, it came as no surprise when Andy Wirth was honored with the opportunity to become the CEO and President of the Squaw Valley Ski Resort which is the result of a merge between two of the largest ski resorts in the Tahoe Valley.
To his current job of over five years, Andy Wirth brings over two decades of experience to the table. With hard work, Andy Wirth has been able to mark his ski resort as one of the hottest ski resorts to visit each year. Through renovations and long-term investments, Andy Wirth has been able to improve this ski resort immensely.
As an owner of land, Andy Wirth has come to know and love his land. Despite the current drought that has been hitting the Tahoe Valley over the past few years, Andy Wirth has come out on top and even has made future investments that will be sure to put his resort on top.
With this in mind, the KCRW radio station was eager to talk to Andy Wirth and discus his future predictions for the ski industry as well as any plans that he has for the future of his ski resort. With the lack of snowfall on an annual basis, the KCRW radio station was expecting to hear sad news about the faltering of the ski industry on the West Coast.
Though Andy Wirth admits that many ski resorts will be put out of business within the years to come, he also adds happily that his ski resort will continue to grow in popularity. When Andy Wirth was even asked as to how many winters e believes his business could continue running, Andy Wirth responds confidently that his business would be able to withstand an infinite amount of winters.
Andy Wirth elaborates by stating that the key to his success is through adaptability which is a skill that all businessmen should learn.
Thanks to his ability to adapt, Andy Wirth is proud to announce his future investments on clean and renewable energy. As Mr. Wirth’s first priority has always been on the environmental impact of his resort, this drought has given the push that he has needed in order to invest in a cleaner way of producing energy.
New and renewable energy will be both cost-effective in the long-run, but will also improve the environmental footprint that is left behind by any large business.