Community Shapes Andy Wirth’s Dream For Olympic Valley

Andy Wirth is a well known name amongst the resort industry of the world, but also in the Olympic Valley region of California where he has been working with local community leaders to provide a better future for its residents and the environment. Learn more about Andy Wirth:: www.kcrw.com/people/andy-wirth and http://www.powder.com/tag/andy-wirth/

One of the most hostoric Winter sports regions in the U.S. the Olympic Valley area and Squaw Valley Ski Resort Wirth is the CEO of rely heavily on annual snowfall to attract visitors during the colder months of the year; Wirth has recently been looking for ways to bring visitors to this area of California throughout the year.

In a bid to develop a year round tourist industry Andy Wirth and his colleagues developed a plan they presented to members of the local community in a series of meetings that turned into more than 500 discussions, according to The Auburn Journal. Alongside prtoecting the environment with smaller buildings constructed to preserve mountain views the plan has also taken into account the need for employment for local people long into the future.

More than 1,400 new jobs will be created for members of the local community with high entry level salaries for those who join the Squaw Valley development; in total the development is expected to provide an annual boost to the economy of Placer County of more than $25 million.

Andy Wirth is well known for providing success for the resorts he has managed throughout North America and the Caribbean.

Despite the demands of his position as CEO of Squaw Valley the German born executive has always looked to give back to the local community in a series of way, including acting as a volunteer firefighter.

Andy Wirth has a long history of protecting the environment as a park ranger and campaigner for environmental issues.

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