The ski area is one of the top tourist destinations globally, and this is due to the tireless work of Andy Wirth. He is the chief operating officer of squaw ski holdings; his achievement has been made possible by the fact that he has a passion for environment and visions to improve it. The environment is part and parcel of human habitation, improving it is service to the community and makes it a better place to stay for both the young and old. A skydiving accident that nearly became fatal is one of the primary motivators to Andy Wirth that ultimately made him start the Ironman team that is called the wounded warrior support. The organization honors the hard work and sacrifice of the Navy seals while at the same time raises funds for the navy seals foundation. The organization recognizes the importance of the navy seals as the major player in the global security that creates a healthy environment for economic growth, development, and prosperity. The core function of the corporation is to help and support the operation of the members of the team and their families even after they have returned home.
At its core, the organization facilitates the operation of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and increasing air service in the area as part and parcel of tourism. RASC has announced that the elected chairman is Andy Wirth, the president and the CEO of Squaw Valley ski holdings that founded Squaw Valley and the Alpine meadow resorts. The primary function of the organization of to foster the improvement of the air service in the region and ultimately increasing the quality of service to tourists in the area. Andy Wirth feels honored to serve as the chairman of the corporation; he recognizes that there is a favorable environment for economic growth and development in Reno-sparks area and Lake Tahoe. Andy Wirth is recognized for the lobbying for the expansion of airport and improvement of the air service. One his most recent central role is establishing air service to Reno-Tahoe International Airport with the JetBlue service from the JFK Airport.