Life has been very hard for residents who live around Lake Tahoe. A prolonged drought has dealt a blow to economic activity in the area. Behind the scenes, there is a looming battle for control over the area.The area is a renowned winter sports destination. Squaw Valley Ski Holdings are located on these plains.
The CEO Andy Wirth says there is light appearing at the end of the tunnel. He is happy to inform that there may be some relief in the way.
The president pointed out that things had been very hard. Weather conditions were very erratic and unpredictable.
The combination of storms and cold temperatures forced Ski Resorts to open ahead of the norm. Olympic Valley is caught in an incorporation battle. According to Andy, such a move would be the final blow to the ailing area economy. The light was seen when players backed away.
The Chief of Squawk was adamant that such a move would be a step in the wrong direction. The company went on a spending spree to block this move.
The results of an incorporation would have been higher taxes and a fall in business. Andy was quick to point this was a recipe for disaster for North Shore communities. Olympic Valley would have been isolated.
Andy Wirth has appeared on the hit ABC show Undercover Boss. The Undercover Boss is a television series where CEO leave their offices to work as employees. The show makes participants undergo a transformation to hide their identity. Andy is a self-proclaimed skydiver.
He was involved in an accident which almost cut off one of his arms. The life changing experience saw his arm reattached. To aid in his recovery, he became a triathlete and cultivated a relationship with naval seals in the Squaw Valley – Get more details: Squaw-Alpine boss looks to turn page on ‘divisive’ fight.
The charismatic CEO announced a plan to connect Squaw Valley with Alpine Meadows with the help of a gondola. He is working hard to bring a vision from the founder of Squaw Valley Wayne Poulsen to life. The move comes at the perfect time. If successful, the connection would make the area the largest ski area in North America.
The incorporating company did not take this news kindly. They have been recorded as saying there were hidden motives. The CEO of Squawk Valley played down these comments.
He said the firm had spent considerable amounts of money to bring the evil plan to fruition. Backed by the California Local Agency Formation Commission, the incorporating company did not have a chance
One thing which stands out is the CEOs dedication to his community. He understands the importance of unity in the Northern region. The love for money should not go beyond Olympic Valley, Wirth said. The recent attempt was nothing but divisive. The lighthearted CEO called for members of the community to use this occurrence as a lesson and to take some time to heal.