WHO'S WHO AT SUGAR MOUNTAIN RESORT
Gunther Jochl, a native of Austria, is beginning his 36th year at the helm of Sugar Mountain Resort. Mr. Jochl, who believes in a "hands-on" approach to managing, has actively been involved in all aspects of the ski industry. His constant pursuit of perfection is a result of his intense love and passion for the sport of skiing. It is the foundation of the company's culture. Mr. Jochl is an excellent skier and competes regularly in Sugar Mountain ski events.
DIRECTOR OF MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS
WarrenHodges has been a loyal and dedicated employee of Sugar Mountain Resort since it opened in 1969. From 1991 to 2006 Mr. Hodges has been Sugar Mountain Resort's Ski Area Manager. Today his knowledge and long time experience make him an invaluable asset. Mr. Hodges diligently manages all outside operations and maintenance.
SKI AREA MANAGER
Erich Schmidinger grew up in Western Massachusetts where he learned to ski in the Berkshire Hills. After ski racing nationally and internationally, Mr. Schmidinger took a position in 1995 at Sugar Mountain Resort as the Ski Club Director. In 1998 he filled the much-needed position as Night Manger. He continues to manage additional responsibilities which take him throughout the Resort's complex operation. Wherever Mr. Schmidinger is needed, you'll find him. firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Salmieri came to Sugar Mountain Resort in 1997 as a seasonal night lift operator. His reliability, diligence and conscientiousness moved him quickly to Lift Operations Manager in 2000. In 2006 Mr. Salmieri's responsibilities grew, placing him in the Mountain Manager's position. Currently his responsibilities include lift maintenance and inspection; personnel training, supervision and management. email@example.com
SKI/SNOWBOARD SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Len Bauer's teaching experience has ranged from New England to the Southeast and spans 31 years. Even though this is his 20th year as Ski/Snowboard School Director at Sugar, he has been teaching here for 26 years and has served the Ski/Snowboard School as a Supervisor and as race coach. Mr. Bauer is a fully-certified level 3 PSIA instructor.
SKI AND SNOWBOARD PATROL DIRECTOR
Tommy Taylor began working at Sugar Mountain Resort in 1986 as a lifeguard. Year's later in 1998 he returned to Sugar to work as a ski school instructor, a rental technician and a ski patroller. In 2004 Mr. Taylor became the Assistant Ski Patrol Director. In 2008 he became the Director of Sugar's Ski and Snowboard Patrol. Tommy brings an outstanding work ethic to the position. He is trained in Outdoor Emergency Care and is an Emergency Medical Technician /B.
TUBING, ICE SKATING, EQUIPMENT RENTAL AND REPAIR MANAGER
Donnie Peters begins his 21st season at Sugar Mountain Resort. Beginning in 1990 Mr. Peters managed Sugar's Equipment Rental and Repair Department. In 2007 the added responsibilities of the tubing and ice skating venues feel under his leadership. Mr. Peters currently oversees the operation of all three departments. He brings valuable experience, a "get it done" mentality and an accommodating, friendly personality to every position he holds at Sugar Mountain Resort.
RETAIL MERCHANDISE MANAGER
Michelle MacLeod, a native of Boone, North Carolina earned a Bachelors Degree in Math from the University of Florida. Michelle began working at Sugar Mountain Resort in 2009 as a front desk office attendant. During the 2010 winter season she was employed as a rental shop technician. In 2011, Michelle filled the vacant Assistant Retail Merchandise Manager post which lead to her current position as the Retail Merchandise Manager. Her Dad, a Level 3 PSIA ski instructor taught her to ski at the age of eleven. Later Michelle learned to snowboard which she now prefers. A genuine mountain girl, Michelle spends her summers hiking the Appalachian Trail. firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR OF GROUP SALES
Wendy Snider, a bundle of energy, is a perfect fit for the group sales position. Wendy, an accomplished competitive figure skater under the instruction of Carlo Fassi grew up in Colorado. Ms. Snider has worked as a travel consultant for church youth groups, affinity, corporate and family groups throughout the world and has provided destination weddings and honeymoon expertise to brides & grooms. Wendy began working at Sugar Mountain Resort as a ski/snowboard instructor in 2008. She is a certified Level 1 PSIA, Level 1 AASI instructor and supervisor. In the summer of 2012 Wendy was appointed Director of Group Sales. Ms. Snider's responsibilities include the recruitment of group business, development and management of all group programs and off-site representation. If you've got a group, Wendy will cross every "t" and dot every "i". email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND MERCHANDISING
Kim Jochl, a former nine-year member of the United States Alpine Ski Team (1984-1993), brings unique experiences and diverse knowledge to Sugar. She came to Sugar Mountain Resort in the spring of 1993 as the Special Events Director. In 2001 Kim filled the vacant Director of Marketing position. Her marketing and event duties include advertising, promotions, communications, event management, and program development. In the spring of 2005 Mrs. Jochl took over the management of the Sports Shop. Mrs. Jochl is Sugar's media contact. firstname.lastname@example.org - Press information can be found at www.skisugar.com/press.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Kevin Lawrence began working at Sugar Mountain Resort in 1992 both as an auditor and in the Group Sales Department. Currently he begins his 14th year as Sugar Mountain Resort's computer and network administrator. His responsibilities include graphic & website design, pc hardware maintenance, network installation and maintenance and everything in between. Mr. Lawrence is Sugar's contact for photographs. email@example.com
EXECUTIVE & FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR
Holly Green began her career at Sugar in 1991 as a Sugar Bear Ski School Instructor. She is now in her 14th year as Sugar's Financial Administrator and seventh year as the Administrative Manager. Her duties include office management, accounts payable, payroll, domestic banking, financial reporting as well as administering the company's insurance and 401K program.