Senior Manager Profiles

John Rice

John Rice

General Manager

Favorite trail at Sierra-at-Tahoe?

"Preacher’s Passion Trees on a powder day."

Favorite on-mountain event?

"Alpenglow off Pyramid Peak from the top of Grandview Express."

Something interesting about you?

"I sang the national anthem at two Anaheim Angel games."

Quote to Live By?

"If it is to be, it is up to me!"

Melinda Stearns

Melinda Stearns

Director of Human Resources

Favorite Event at Sierra-at-Tahoe:

"Crazy Employee Parties!"

Something unique about you:

"I'll teach anyone to polka, or icefish... and I'm not Canadian."

Quote to Live By:

"We rise by lifting others."

Drew Bray

Drew Bray

Director of Mountain Services

Latest Obsession?

"My paddle board. Handmade and lots of fun!"

Ski or Snowboard?

"Telemark. No more to say on that matter..."

Quote to Live By:

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." - John Muir


Scott Sutterfield

Scott Sutterfield

Director of Profit Centers

Favorite trail at Sierra-at-Tahoe:

"Groomed Clipper"

Favorite on-mountain experience:

"Chilling in West Bowl."

Latest Obsession:

"I love to travel!"

Jim Feeney

Jim Feeney

Director of Finance

Favorite Trail at Sierra-at-Tahoe:

"Preacher's Passion"

Favorite on-mountain experience?

"Blue Bird powder days with my beautiful wife and kids"

Quote to Live By:

"Be Pono" (Righteous)

Paul Beran

Paul Beran

Director of Mountain Operations

Ski or Snowboard?

"Yes."

Latest Obsession:

"Stand-up Paddle boarding."

Quote to Live By:

"Don't eat yellow snow."


Scott Justice

Scott Justice

Director of Food & Beverage

Favorite Trail at Sierra-at-Tahoe:

"West bowl trees on a powder day or Clipper on a groomer type of day!"

Tahoe's Best Kept Secret:

"Tahoe during the shoulder seasons is by far the most peaceful and special place on Earth."

Quote to Live By:

"Anything worth doing at all, is worth doing well."

Katie Hunter

Katie Hunter

Director of Marketing & Sales

Favorite trail at Sierra-at-Tahoe:

Sparkle trees right after 8” of freshies, it’s like carving through clouds!

Something unique about you:

I have a slight sugar addiction (first step is admitting there is a problem) and love to bake delightful treats which earned me the nickname “Katie Cakes”

Favorite Quote:

The noblest art is that of making other’s happy. - P.T. Barnum

Dan Healy

Dan Healy

Director of Ski & Snowboard School

Something Unique About Me:

"I was Director of the San Francisco Giants Children's Summer Baseball Camps."

Latest Obsession:

"Mountain Biking the local bike trails of Lake Tahoe."

Quote to Live By:

"He who hesitates is lost."


Longest Serving Employees

Mark Reeves - 24 years
Rental Department Manager

Helen Behn - 24 years
Business Solutions Manager 

Rob Buts - 24 years 
Lift Maintenance

Tom Walker - 24 years
Building Services

Dennis Cambron - 20 years
Food & Beverage Supervisor

Cathy Johns - 20 years 
Accountant 

Matt Weitzel - 20 years
Rental Department Supervisor

Mary Langlois - 20 years
Retail Supervisor



2019/20 Season Passes

Grab your pass today for maximum days at Sierra + endless Certified Unserious fun for as low as $159. Plus, new passholders ski/ride FREE the remainder of the 2018/19 season!

Pricing, Benefits + More
Sierra Opens Only Halfpipe in South Shore

This winter has been POWtastic and it continues to only get better – because, thanks to our Park Gnomies, our nationally recognized Halfpipe is now open! So, swap out those pow skis/board with that steezy park setup that you’ve been itching to use in the halfpipe, cause it's your time to shine.

Park + Pipe Deets
Spend Your Spring at Sierra-at-Cabo

Springtime is here and Sierra-at-Tahoe is bringing those sunshine spring vibes to you with #SierraAtCabo. In classic #CertifiedUnserious fashion, we're taking it to the next level this spring and turning the resort into your very own spring-break mountain getaway with fun events, sunshine + high fives! Not to mention all the sunscreen and Hawaiian t-shirts you can get your hands on.

Hang Ten With Us