Vail Resorts Appoints Kevin Burns to Mountain Community Affairs Post in Summit County

13 May 2015
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – May 13, 2015 – Vail Resorts, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kevin Burns to Senior Manager of Mountain Community Affairs based in Breckenridge, Colo. In this new role, Burns will conduct community outreach in Colorado’s Summit and Eagle county mountain resort communities. Burns will help build upon government and community relations with an understanding of approval processes and community needs and desires, build and maintain the company’s relationships with key stakeholders, and assist with outreach for Epic Promise, the company’s charitable giving and environmental program. Burns will report to Kristin Kenney Williams, Vice President of Mountain Community Affairs for Vail Resorts. Burns’ official start date is June 1, 2015.

Prior to joining Vail Resorts, Burns was a senior project manager at Summit Information Services where his duties included developing and executing public relations and government affairs initiatives, media outreach, event development and support, and campaign planning for a variety of clients ranging from local Summit and Eagle county organizations to Fortune 500 companies.

A longtime resident of the High Country, Burns is a Summit High School graduate and returned to live and work in the mountain community after obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Hampshire College. He has gone on to serve as the mayor of his hometown of Dillon, and enjoys spending his free time hiking and skiing.

“I am so excited Kevin is joining our team,” Kenney Williams said. “His passion for the communities in the High Country and for the outdoors combined with such strong governmental, business and resident relationships already in place will no doubt create many positive and new opportunities for all of us working together.”
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
 

Contact(s)

Kristen Petitt Stewart

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
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