Vail Resorts has announced that Patricia Campbell has been appointed the
new chief operating officer of Keystone Resort.Campbell will report directly to Roger McCarthy, co-president of Vail
Resorts’ mountain division and chief operating officer of Breckenridge.
“Pat brings to Keystone 21 years of expertise in the ski industry, with
extensive senior management experience running resort guest service and ski
school operations to the position of chief operating officer of Keystone
Resort. For the past seven years, she has served as a member of the senior
management team of our Breckenridge Resort and played a key role in
delivering the type of guest experience that has helped drive
Breckenridge’s growth and success as the second most visited ski resort in
the U.S. I’m thrilled that she will be joining our executive team and know
that Vail Resorts will really benefit from her keen understanding of guest
service. I am extremely confident that she will lead the talented senior
management team at Keystone in continuing to enhance the resort’s guest
experience and growing our business,” said Rob Katz, chief executive
officer of Vail Resorts.
For the past six years, Campbell has been director of skier services
for Breckenridge Ski Resort, responsible for overseeing the departments of
ski and ride school, ticket and product sales and guest service, among
others. Prior to this position, she served as director of the resort’s ski
and snowboard school. She was director of the ski and snowboard school for
Grand Targhee Ski Resort in Alta, Wyo., for from 1995-1999 and in various
roles from ski school instructor to assistant ski school director for
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort from 1985-1995.
Campbell holds a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and is Level
3 certified instructor with the Professional Ski Instructors of America.
She serves as a member of the board of the Breckenridge Outdoor Education