Andrew (Andy) Wirth has worked in the mountain resort and hotel industry for 30 years. He began his career as an intern with the Steamboat Ski Area in 1986 and over the course of his career has served in executive leadership positions at the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation, American Skiing Company, Intrawest, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings and the Lone Mountain Land Company.
At the executive level, he has maintained responsibility for a cumulative total of 21 major ski resorts and 14 major hospitality operations throughout North America during his career. Wirth has led and been involved in the mergers and acquisitions space within the mountain resort and hospitality sectors from Fortress Investment Group’s acquisition of Steamboat, the disposition of Copper Mountain and from the acquisition of Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows to participating in the development and creation of Alterra Mountain Company.
Wirth has been and remains active with a host of nonprofit organizations including serving on the boards of Special Ops Survivors, SEALKIDS, the US Ski & Snowboard Team, the High-Fives Foundation.