Management Team

Although Charles Skinner is 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
General Manager and Marketing Director

Amanda Plummer
Asst. General Manager and Marketing Coordinator

Kathy Buckman
Human Resources Director

Nick Spriggs
Human Resources Coordinator 

Charlotte Skinner
Vice-President of Finance

Donna McCurdy
Accounting Manager

Jim Marxer
IT Coordinator 

Trisha Harrison
Cash Counter

Annika Truebenbach
Outdoor Operations Manager

Mindy Silence
Ticket Office Manager

Solveig Vick
Ski Patrol Director

John Thompson
Rental Shop Manager

Dave Sontag
Maintenance Department Manager


Eagle Ridge Resort

Melissa Thompson
Front Desk Manager

Sarah Smith
Quality Control Director


Mindy Salmon
Housekeeping Manager

Papa Charlie's | Summit Chalet | Rosie's Cafe

Guest Services Manager

Thomas Scheiblauer
Kitchen Manager - Summit Chalet

Mike Easaman
Kitchen Manager - Papa Charlie's

Cassie Phelps
Kitchen Manager - Rosie's Cafe