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Geoff Buchheister

Chief Executive Officer, Aspen Skiing Company

As the CEO of Aspen Skiing Company, Geoff oversees all winter and summer mountain operations at Aspen Snowmass, including revenue centers such as Mountain Food & Beverage, Four Mountain Sports, and Mountain Sales & Schools. Geoff joined Aspen Skiing Company from his previous role as Chief Operating Officer at Whistler Blackcomb, the largest resort in North America, where he had been since 2019.   

Buchheister has nearly 25 years of overall ski industry experience, primarily gained at Park City where he spent 16 years in various leadership roles. He joined Vail Resorts in 2014 when they acquired Park City Mountain Resort, and then was appointed to lead the company’s urban ski areas: Afton Alps, Minnesota; Mt. Brighton, Michigan; and Wilmot, Wisconsin. In 2017 he was named general manager of Keystone, Colorado before taking the COO role at Whistler Blackcomb.   

Buchheister is a Colorado native who grew up in Winter Park and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he was a three-time NCAA All-American racer on the ski team.