Bobby Murphy

Bobby Murphy

Vice President & COO | Beaver Creek Resort

Bobby Murphy has spent more than 15 years in leadership roles at Vail Resorts and three decades in the ski and mountain resort industry. Prior to his appointment as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Beaver Creek, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont from 2017-2023, where he also had additional leadership oversight of Attitash and Wildcat Mountains in N.H.

Prior to his time at Stowe, Bobby served at Vail Mountain from 2010-2017, first as Senior Director of Ski and Snowboard School and then as Vice President of Skier Services. He is uniquely suited to lead the world’s premier family luxury resort, Beaver Creek, based on his career focus in guest service, his time and experience in Eagle County, and his leadership of Stowe and across the Northeast region.

Bobby has held a number of roles across the industry, including as the Senior Director of Skier Services at Keystone, the Vice President of Resort Services at Telluride, the Director of Ski and Snowboard School at Telluride, and the Manager of Ski and Snowboard School at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. He got his start as a ski instructor at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Illinois in 1987. 

A native of Evanston, Ill., Bobby received his Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Recreation at the University of Iowa and represented the United States, nationally and internationally, on the Professional Ski Instructor of America (PSIA) National Alpine Team from 2004-2012. Bobby is the current Vice Chair of the Vermont Ski Area Association Board of Directors and served on the SOS Outreach Board of Directors. He is married to his wife Jenny and they have two teenage daughters, Ella and Anja.  

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