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Tap Takeover on Earl's Plaza
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Weekly Spiritual Service
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Meet the Senior Leadership Team at Snowbasin Resort.

Davy Ratchford

General Manager

In his fifth season as the leader of Snowbasin, Davy Ratchford oversees all operations and strategy for the resort. He has worked in the ski industry since 2010, with previous leadership positions at resorts in Lake Tahoe, Colorado and Park City. Prior to the ski industry, he graduated in marketing from the University of Utah and helped build the Real Salt Lake soccer franchise into a National Champion in 2009.

He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the National Ski Area Association, Ski Utah, Visit Ogden and GOAL Foundation. He's also on the Ski Area Management Future Leader Council and is on a four-year assignment as the Honorary Commander at Hill Air Force Base.

Monique Haddick

Director of Human Resources

In her second season at Snowbasin, Monique Haddick oversees employee relations and retention for the resort. She supports the needs of Snowbasin employees by enhancing job satisfaction and strengthening relationships within departments. She is a long-time season pass holder and previously worked at HR departments in the transportation, healthcare and restaurant industries.

Monique graduated from Western Governor's University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. She is a member of SHRM and the Salt Lake City SHRM chapter. 

 

Andrew Barfield

Director of Skier Services

In his ninth season at Snowbasin, Andrew Barfield oversees all tickets and passes, rental, retail and snow sports departments for the resort. He is a veteran of the ski industry with 25 years of experience at positions across the world. Most recently, he was the Training Manager of snow sports at Steamboat Resort.

Andrew graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in English and has an extensive background in teaching and snow sports as a former instructor at Crystal Mountain. He has been employed as an educational staff member for the Professional Ski Instructors of America to deliver training throughout the country. Andrew serves on boards for the Snowbasin Ski Education Foundation and Wasatch Front Economic Development District. 

Tim Hendon

Director of Finance

In his fifth season at Snowbasin, Tim Hendon oversees finance and accounting for the resort. Prior to Snowbasin, he worked in public accounting with KPMG, the global steel industry and agriculture industry.

Tim graduated with a Master's in Accounting from the University of Utah. 

Sarah Horen

Director of Health and Safety

In her first season at Snowbasin, Sarah Horen oversees health, safety, and security programs for Snowbasin resort operations. She most recently worked in Risk and Safety at Steamboat Resort in Colorado, where she received Mountain Operations Employee of the Year for the 2021 season.

Sarah Graduated from California Polytechnic State University with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering. Sarah has a passion for sustainability and giving back to her local community. She’s an active member of the Protect our Winters Community and the International Mountain Biking Association.

Michael Rueckert

Director of Marketing

In his fifth season at Snowbasin, Michael Rueckert oversees all marketing, public relations and communications for the resort. Prior to working in the ski industry, he directed marketing and fan experience at University of Utah Athletics for their football and gymnastics programs. 

Michael graduated from the University of Utah in Strategic Communication and Business and serves on the Ski Utah Marketing committee as chairperson and also participates in the PR committee. He remains involved with collegiate sports marketing, strategy and event production.

Ryan Woolsey

Director of Mountain Operations

In his 21st season at Snowbasin, Ryan Woolsey oversees all Mountain Operations for the resort, including lift operations, snowmaking, grooming and ski patrol. Prior to his current position, he was Director of Health and Safety, oversaw Ski Patrol and worked in Mountain Operations Management.

Ryan graduated in English with a minor in German from Weber State University. Under his leadership, Snowbasin has received several awards for its safety program by NSAA. He is a board member for Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports and previously worked for the United States Forest Service on the Ogden Ranger District. 

Eric Ahern

Director of Base Area Services

In his 22nd season at Snowbasin, Eric Ahern oversees building maintenance, mountain electrical, housekeeping, grounds and shuttle/parking departments for the resort. Under his leadership, Snowbasin has received awards for access.

He began his professional career at Snowbasin worked in gondola maintenance, lift mechanics and managed the mountain electrical department before his current position.

Andy D'Agostino

Director of Food & Beverage

In his first season at Snowbasin and fifth season with Grand America Hotels & Resorts, Andy D'Agostino oversees all Food and Beverage operations for the resort. He brings more than 15 years of experience in ski resort food & beverage management to this new role. 

Prior to joining the team at Snowbasin, Andy was the Director of Restaurants at Sun Valley Resort in Idaho, where they achieved a #1 ranking in dining two years in a row by SKI Magazine. Andy hails originally from Connecticut and graduated from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.