Okemo, Sunapee Promote Top Managers
SAM Magazine--Ludlow, Vt., Oct. 6, 2004--Top executives Bruce Schmidt, Jay Gamble, Dave Wilcox and Jim Remy have new positions at Okemo, Vt., and Mount Sunapee Resort, N.H.
Schmidt becomes VP and general manager at Okemo, where he will oversee Okemo's summer and winter operations. He has been with Okemo for 27 years in a variety of positions in mountain operations and skier/rider services. He is also a member of the Selectboard for the Town of Ludlow.
Gamble, who joined Sunapee as GM in 1998, adds VP to his title at the area. Prior to his position at Sunapee, Gamble was eastern U.S. manager for POMA of America. He has also held positions in mountain operations and marketing at several Vermont and Maine Resorts.
Wilcox is now director of real estate and development at Okemo. He joined the area as manager of special projects in November of 1998, and was instrumental in planning and construction of the Jackson Gore base area, new lift and trail network and permitting for Okemo's snowmaking projects.
Remy, as VP and general manager of the golf division, is responsible for operations at both Okemo Valley Golf Club and Tater Hill Golf Club. Remy worked as an Okemo ski instructor and race director in the 1970s before leaving in 1985 to pursue a career in golf. \