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Diamond Peak ski area GM leaving for job in Idaho

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Brad Wilson, seen here not long after taking over in late 2011 as Diamond Peak GM.
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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Diamond Peak General Manager Brad Wilson will be leaving the Incline Village General Improvement District after four years of service, officials announced Monday.

Wilson recently accepted a position as general manager of Bogus Basin Recreation Area in Bogus Basin, Idaho.

His last day will be Thursday, Nov. 5.

According to IVGID, Wilson’s new endeavor in Idaho will allow him to provide strategic and operational leadership, in an effort to transition the ski area into a year-round recreational area.

“I’m looking forward to this new career growth opportunity. My decision to accept the position in Idaho is personal and no reflection on IVGID,” Wilson said in a statement. “It’s been an honor to work for a terrific organization and the most conscientious group of people I’ve ever had the privilege of working with.”

IVGID hired Wilson as GM of Diamond Peak in the fall of 2011.

His accomplishments since, among others, according to an IVGID statement, are as follows: developing a competitive pricing structure at the ski area, which resulted in an increase in revenue per skier and a dramatic decrease in the rates for residents; developing a holiday and dynamic pricing structure; and a facilitating the an update to the Diamond Peak Master Plan.

“Brad’s leadership, vision, management skills and marketing acumen has kept Diamond Peak a top performer during a very challenging four years in the ski industry,” Steve Pinkerton, IVGID General Manager, said in a statement. “He’s also done a great job of empowering and developing his employees and ensuring a succession plan was in place for all key positions.”

Mike Bandelin will serve as the Interim Diamond Peak General Manager, according to the district, while IVGID searches for a replacement.

Visit diamondpeak.org or ivgid.org to learn more.