Chris Jarnot was appointed executive vice president, mountain division of Vail Mountain in December of 2016, having previously served as chief operating officer, senior vice president of marketing and sales, and vice president of marketing and sales. In his new role, Chris will bring his extensive resort experience to oversee the company’s four Colorado resorts in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone, as well as provide continued oversight of the operations of Perisher in Australia, Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and the company’s most recent urban ski area acquisition, Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin.
Chris has held numerous other positions with the company since 1989, including director of advertising and direct marketing, director of reservations and vice president of marketing for Vail and Beaver Creek. He currently serves on the boards of directors of the Vail Valley Foundation and of the Vail Valley Medical Center.