Skiers on Moose Mountain at Lutsen Mountains

Management Team

Although brothers-in-law Charles Skinner and Tom Rider are responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the business, the ski area depends on contributions from a wide range of managers and key staff, many of whom have been major contributions to the ski area for years or decades.

Lutsen Mountains
Jim Vick
Director of Sales and Marketing
Kathy Buckman
Human Resources Director
Amanda Plummer
Guest Services Director & Marketing Assistant
Ashley VanDoren
Human Resources Coordinator
John Thompson
Rental Shop Manager
Donna McCurdy
Accounting Manager
Solveig Vick
Ski Patrol Director
Rhonda Buckman
Cash Counting & Loss Prevention Representative
Jonathan Beauchane
Lift Operations Manager
Dave Sontag
Maintenance Department Manager
Eagle Ridge Resort

John Kiel
Front Desk & Central Reservations

Sarah Smith
Quality Control & Housekeeping
Papa Charlie's | Summit Chalet | Rosie's Cafe
Jim Schmidt
Food & Beverage Director
Jake Wiele
Kitchen Manager - Papa Charlie's
Pam Swenson
Kitchen Manager - Rosie's Cafe
Thomas Scheiblauer
Kitchen Manager - Summit Chalet