Don has been a director of RED Mountain since the partnership was formed in 2004 and currently serves as President and General Manager. Don has lead Commercial, Residential, Resort, Exposition and Industrial development projects throughout British Columbia and Colorado. Prior to joining RED Mountain Don was consulting to the Aspen Skiing Company at Snowmass, Vail Resorts at Keystone and Intrawest at Copper Mountain Colorado.
Preceding his career in Resort Planning and Development Don gained resort operations experience through hands on professional development in Civil Engineering, Project Management, Risk Management, Retail Sales and Ski Lift Operations.
Don has served as a volunteer with several local agencies including the Rossland United Way, Tourism Rossland, the Columbia Basin – Rural Development Institute and the Selkirk College Ski Resort Operations and Management Advisory Committee. Don is a director and past Chair of the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation, an economic development organization in the Lower Columbia Region. He has a background in Land Use and Environmental Science and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Saskatchewan.