Chief Operating Officer | Vail Mountain
Beth Howard began her career with Vail Resorts in 1985 as a college intern at Beaver Creek Resort, sparking a 35-year career with the company. Howard has been on the operational side of the ski industry her entire career, working her way through the ranks of Food & Beverage and eventually becoming the Vice President of Food & Beverage and Clubs where she had operational oversight of mountain dining across all of the Company’s resorts, including more than 100 restaurants and eight private clubs. In 2014, Beth took the helm as Northstar, California’s General Manager and was recognized with a SAMMY Industry Leadership Award in 2015. In 2016, she became the Chief Operating Officer at Beaver Creek Resort and in 2019 was promoted to her current role as the Chief Operating Officer of Vail Mountain. Beth is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Food & Nutrition and Business.