Deer Valley Announces Solitude Mountain Resort General Manager

Deer Valley Resort has appointed Kim Mayhew as Solitude Mountain Resort’s new general manager effective May 1, 2015. In the interim, Kim will act as the Solitude transition manager, providing leadership and guidance as Deer Valley moves forward in planning the shift to ownership. Kim brings extensive knowledge of the ski industry to the position and is currently in her 33rd year of employment at Deer Valley Resort as the Director of Human Resources.

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As Director of Human Resources, Kim oversees the recruiting, hiring, payroll, benefits and employee relationships for 2,800 Deer Valley employees annually. Prior to becoming director of human resources in 2001, Kim also worked as a ski school instructor, children’s program supervisor, training supervisor and children’s program manager. She was also instrumental in the development of the Deer Valley Summer Adventure Camp.

“We are thrilled to have Kim lead the charge at Solitude Resort,” said Bob Wheaton, president and general manager for Deer Valley Resort. “Kim will bring exceptional leadership and guidance as she transitions to our newest resort.”

Since the age of three, Kim has been involved in skiing. As a teen she raced in the alpine giant slalom discipline and began teaching skiing in 1978. A New Hampshire native, she made her way to Utah with her husband in 1980 and continued her passion for the ski industry as a ski instructor at Sundance Mountain Resort. In the summer of 1982, Kim interviewed for a ski instructor position at Deer Valley Resort and never looked back.

Kim and her husband Jack have a grown son, Peter, and a new daughter-in-law, Victoria, who live in the Park City area. When Mayhew isn’t on the slopes she enjoys running, biking, hiking, music and reading.

15 Responses

  1. Mary Ellen King says:

    Congratulations Kim

  2. Damon & Joseph says:

    Kim, we are so happy for you, Congrats!

  3. Damon & Joseph says:

    Congratulations Kim, we’re beyond thrilled for you!

  4. Jim Miller says:

    Congrats Kim!

  5. Liz Ramos says:

    CONGRATULATIONS KIM… I dont know if you remember me, but It was great having met you… BEST WISHES 🙂

  6. John Scheid says:

    Congratulations Kim! I wish you all the best in your new job.

  7. Phil Hammond says:

    Excellent choice. Kim is sharp and a hard worker and will continue the Deer valley difference at Solitude. Congratulations Kim. I miss being there.

  8. Pat Topham says:

    Kim, we are so proud of you. You have worked hard and been a most devoted Deer Valley employee. Our love to you in your latest challenge …
    Dad, Mom, and brother Chris

  9. todd ramey says:

    Congratulations Kim.

  10. Norm and Deb Leblanc says:

    Kim, congratulations!! Plymouth high school and all of Plymouth NH is proud of you. Solitude will be in good hands. See you in March.

  11. Sharon & Lynn Stevens says:

    We are both excited for you and Solitude. I (Lynn) have been teaching at Solitude for a few years now, and Sharon just retired from Royal Street. To have your experience brought to Solitude is extremely exciting. Hope the Round house is brought back. Looking forward to seeing you up there this summer

  12. Deer Valley says:

    Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you on the slopes this season!

  13. […] Valley will begin operating Solitude Mountain Resort in its entirety. Deer Valley Resort appointed Kim Mayhew as Solitude Mountain Resort’s new general manager in January, which also became effective […]

  14. Robson says:

    Greetings,I am looking to book a trip to your resrot. We would arrive Monday 3/4, ride for three days (3/5-3/7), and depart Friday 3/8. Does this qualify for the 20% lift and lodging discount? If so, does it apply to all types of lodging in the area or is it restricted to certain places?Thanks,Ralph Jiorle

  15. Deer Valley says:

    Hi Robson,
    Thanks for your inquiry, please call and speak with one of our on-site Vacation Planners at 800-558-3337 or 435-645-6528 or you can email: lodging@deervalley.com

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