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 Ross
Human Resources Coordinator
Misha Nelson
Ticket Office Manager
Donna McCurdy
Accounting Manager
John Thompson
Rental Shop Manager
Rhonda Buckman
Cash Counting & Loss Prevention Representative
Solveig Vick
Ski Patrol Director
Jeff Ylatapa
Maintenance Department Manager

Jonathan Beauchane
Lift Operations Manager
Eagle Ridge Resort

Amanda Plummer
Guest Services Director

Sarah Smith
Quality Control and Housekeeping Manager
Papa Charlie's | Summit Chalet | Rosie's Cafe
Jim Schmidt
Food & Beverage Director
Jake Wiele
Kitchen Manager - Papa Charlie's
John Kiel
Front of House Manager - Papa Charlie's 
Thomas Scheiblauer
Kitchen Manager - Summit Chalet
  Brittany Karges
Kitchen Manager - Rosie's Cafe