Meet Andy Wirth, the New Chairman of Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation

Earlier this year, Andy Wirth was elected the chairman and president of the Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation. The corporation promotes air service in Reno-Tahoe International Airport by continually looking for new prospects for additional flights.

Andy Wirth also chairs the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board of Trustees. The board comprises regional tourism entities and hotel-casino properties in Reno, North Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe. Wirth’s election does not come as a surprise considering his vast experience in international resort management.

For many years, Wirth has worked with various airlines helping them to add more flights for resorts in Colorado, Utah and Canada.

Speaking after being announced the chairman of the corporation, Andy Wirth spoke of how he was greatly honored to serve in the new capacity. He strongly believes that the region has numerous opportunities and that air service can drive the economy even further. His track record of success confirms his ability to take services in the airport to the next level. He has made significant contributions to the community and environmental service organizations in the Lake Tahoe region. Learn more about Andy Wirth:

As the Chief Executive Officer of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, Andy is not just the boss but also a dedicated worker. His tireless efforts have seen the ski resort grow to become one of the best tourist destinations in the world. He is an enthusiastic skydiver and in October 2013, he was involved in a skydiving accident.

The passionate runner, cyclist, and longtime triathlete spent three months in the hospital and had to work hard to regain his fitness. His determination saw him back on track by March 2014.

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings is the parent company of Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Resorts, a popular winter recreation resort known everywhere in the world. Squaw Valley gained prominence after hosting the 1960 Winter Olympics.

Since then, it has maintained its vibrant ski culture and mountain energy spanning from village to peak. In 2016, the USA Today’s 10Best voted it as the best ski resort in North America. The resort offers panoramic views of Lake Tahoe’s waters providing the best spirit of outdoor adventure in the region.