Veteran California Resort Executive Greg Dallas Named Sugar Bowl CEO
Greg Dallas has been named Chief Executive Officer of Sugar Bowl Resort in California. Dallas is the former CEO of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain.
He will lead all aspects of resort operations, which include Sugar Bowl Resort, Royal Gorge Cross Country, the Village at Sugar Bowl real estate, and homeowner services.
Dallas succeeds Rob Kautz, who had a 40-year career at the iconic Donner Summit resort, including the past 27 years as President and CEO. Kautz announced his retirement at the end of last ski season.
Dallas brings with him a wealth of ski industry knowledge in all facets of resort operations. His career at Mammoth Mountain spanned 15 years of resort leadership, culminating in the oversight of all operations at Mammoth and June Mountain starting in 2013. He helped grow the resort’s revenue to $150 million and its skier visits to 1.6 million as part of Mammoth’s leadership team,
Prior to joining Mammoth Mountain, Dallas studied astrodynamics at the Air Force Academy, served seven years in the U.S. Air Force procuring and operating space systems, and earned his MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
Dallas comes to Sugar Bowl on the heels of a large-scale investment period with significant upgrades made in both on-mountain operations and base-area amenities including the Crow’s Peak Chairlift, the Sporthaus athletic training & aquatics center, a new Sugar Bowl Academy campus and the acquisition of North America’s largest XC ski resort.
He is a backcountry skier and an avid rock and ice climber. He sits on numerous boards and committees including that of the National Ski Area Association.
Kautz will remain with Sugar Bowl as project consultant, as well as a board member of the Sugar Bowl Corporation.
Photo: Greg Dallas is new CEO at Sugar Bowl (LinkedIn)