Winter Park Resort names former Breck COO Lucy Kay to business-development position
Winter Park, CO Colorado
WINTER PARK – President and Chief Operating Officer of Winter Park Resort, Gary DeFrange, has announced the appointment of Lucy Kay as strategy and business development consultant for the resort, effective immediately.
Kay will be working at Winter Park Resort on a contract basis.
Kay most recently served as chief operating officer for Breckenridge Ski Resort and has held several senior marketing positions for Vail Resorts. Kay, who has an extensive international business and marketing background, has just completed co-chairing the organizing committee for the Breckenridge stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge-the largest professional cycling race ever held in Colorado and viewed in 161 countries.
“We are pleased to have Lucy’s assistance and expertise,” said DeFrange. “She brings a tremendous track record for understanding resort guests and marketing to them in a way that resonates with the passion they hold for great resorts such as Winter Park.
“Lucy is incredibly well-respected in the industry, in our state and among her peers. We are confident she will work with our team to make a positive impact on our business while being ever conscious of our guests-an attribute that has always set Winter Park apart”.
“Gary has built an impressive, enthusiastic team in Winter Park. I am looking forward to working with this group and further leveraging the strong reputation and customer loyalty Winter Park has in the Front Range, as well as, helping Winter Park grow its destination business. Winter Park and Mary Jane are such iconic Colorado resorts. I look forward to an incredible ski season and cannot wait for it to begin,” Kay said.
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