Copper names new general manager
COPPER MOUNTAIN – Gary Rodgers has been named the new general manager at Copper Mountain, replacing outgoing GM Steve Paccagnan, resort’s parent company, Intrawest Colorado, has announced. According to a news release, Rodgers has 18 years of ski industry experience, six of those with Intrawest Colorado. Rodgers, who will continue as senior vice president of operations for Intrawest Colorado, will work from Copper.Rodgers joined Intrawest at Whistler Mountain in 1987. After holding several positions within the organization, he relocated to Copper in 1999 and became operations director of development. In 2001, Rodgers was named director of lodging services and development. Since 2004, he has acted as senior vice president of operations for Intrawest Colorado.Paccagnan will remain with Copper as vice president of homeowner relations for Intrawest.In addition to his role at Copper, Rodgers currently represents the Central Rockies region on the National Ski Areas Association board of directors. He lives in Summit County with his wife, Susan, and sons Ryan and Kyle. Vail, Colorado
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More base areas open means more space for guests to disperse upon, even if those base area openings don’t translate into more actual terrain openings.