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
Donna McCurdy
Accounting Manager
Mindy Silence
Ticket Office Manager
Rhonda Buckman
Cash Counting & Loss Prevention
John Thompson
Rental Shop Manager
Solveig Vick
Ski Patrol Director
Amanda Balk
Groups & Events Coordinator
Logan Netland
Lift Operations Manager
Dave Sontag
Maintenance Department Manager
Natalie Schweiger
Ski School Director
Eagle Ridge Resort

Mary Tilde Ortiz
Front Desk Manager

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