Our Team

 A world-class mountain deserves a team of world-class leaders. Get to know the talented group of people that makes Park City Mountain your mountain.

Deirdra Walsh

Deirdra Walsh Personnel Photo

Deirdra Walsh was thrilled to return to Park City in May 2022 as the VP & COO of Park City Mountain, where she oversees all year-round operations for the resort. She previously worked at PCM from 2007-2019, and has nearly two decades of experience in the travel and hospitality industry.

Deirdra originally joined Park City Mountain in 2007 as part of the conference sales team. She was promoted to Director of Mountain Dining in 2010, and Senior Director of Mountain Dining in 2016. She was an influential member of the PCM senior leadership team, and led several major capital improvement projects at the resort while overseeing more than a dozen mountain dining outlets. In 2019, she was appointed the VP & GM of Northstar Ski Resort in North Lake Tahoe, where she led the destination resort for three years. Deirdra began her career in the travel and tourism industry at Martiz Travel Company. As a member of the operations team for 5 years, Deirdra traveled the globe leading and executing meeting, event and incentive travel with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.

As one of ten women leaders running resorts across the Vail Resorts portfolio, Deirdra is a champion of the company’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. During her previous time in Park City, she served on the board of the Park City Foundation’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, which works to help make Park City a place where all people can realize their aspirations. She also served on the boards of the Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Recycle Utah, and the Swaner EcoCenter, a nature preserve in Park City dedicated to preservation of the wetland ecosystem and environmental education.

Deirdra, her husband Rob and their two kids reside in Park City and enjoy skiing, snowboarding, hiking and camping.




5 Fun Facts about Deirdra:


  1. HometownDeirdra grew up as part of a large family in St. Louis, Mo., and experienced skiing for the first time at Hidden Valley Ski Resort.

  2. Favorite Runs: There are so many fun trails that it’s hard to name just one favorite, but Deirdra enjoys runs like Silver Queen and Boa where she can enjoy skiing with her kids.

  3. Best Day: Deirdra’s favorite day at Park City is a bluebird day after it’s snowed when she can ski the entire mountain with her family. Starting at the Canyons Village base area, she likes to ski over to the Mountain Village side to grab lunch at Mid-Mountain Lodge and explore the runs off of Silverlode before heading back to the Canyons side to meet up with friends at Red Tail Grill for après ski.

  4. Restaurant PickHer favorite place to grab dinner in Park City is Hearth and Hill.

  5. Park City Pride: Park City has been the center point for many of Deirdra’s favorite memories and family milestones since she first moved here in 2004 from St. Louis. Deirdra and her husband got engaged on Main Street and started their family in Park City. Living in Park City has enabled Deirdra to cultivate strong friendships in a community where everyone enjoys the outdoors year-round and is always looking to try and experience new things.

Shaydar Edelmann

Shaydar Edelmann Personnel Photo
With more than 20 years of experience in the snow sports industry, Shaydar Edelmann joined the team at Park City Mountain as Senior Director of Mountain Operations in 2020 and was promoted to VP in October 2021. Prior to his role at Park City, he oversaw the construction and grand opening of Woodward Park City and served as Vice President of Operations at several Tahoe-area resorts where he was a recipient of the NSAA Golden Eagle Award for Sustainability in 2016.


Shaydar dedicates his time to supporting the local community by serving on the board of the Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau and on the Board of Managers for Park City Ski and Snowboard, which provides training for more than 800 athletes in the Park City area.

Shaydar enjoys spending time on the slopes on either skis or a snowboard – especially on Aplande from the Super Condor Express chairlift – and he enjoys the ocean as much as the mountains! Having grown up in Kaikoura, New Zealand, he was a member of the New Zealand Junior Surf Team and still manages to catch a wave or two in his free time.

Shaydar lives in Salt Lake City with his wife Kelly and takes advantage of the summer months to golf, mountain bike and travel so he can catch his waves.

5 Fun Facts about Shaydar:

  1. Hometown: Shaydar grew up in Kaikoura, New Zealand.

  2. Favorite Run: His favorite spot to ski in Park City is Super Condor Express – it's one of the best lifts in the country with secluded groomers, north- and south-facing sustained pitch, and hike-to bowls all in the same area.

  3. Hidden Talent: Shaydar has mastered the art of sleeping on airplanes, each and every time he flies.

  4. Restaurant Pick: His favorite place to grab dinner in Park City is High West.

  5. Park City Pride: Park City is a special place for Shaydar and his family because of its incredible mountain community with so many options for all things fun in a perfect climate!




Dave Lundberg Personnel Photo

Dave Lundberg became the Senior Director of Skier Services at Park City Mountain in 2019, and in his role he oversees the Ski & Snowboard School, Product Sales and Services, summer activities, guest services, and scanning. He grew up in Salt Lake City and has spent most of his life in Utah. He’s worked in the ski industry since 1993 when he started as a ski instructor at Winter Park Ski Resort. He worked at Park City Mountain for 20 years – from 1997-2017 – in a number of roles before taking the role of Director of Skier Services at Keystone Ski Resort in 2017, before returning home to Park City Mountain in 2019.

Dave’s passion for teaching led to many years of involvement as a Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) educator/examiner and a term as a member of the PSIA National Alpine team – a high honor that requires try-outs, interviews and presentations to select the best of the best ski instructors in the country. Dave’s dedication to the ski industry runs in his family, as his father had a career in the industry as well, working for many years in ski school management at Alta Ski Area, as the Education Director for PSIA/AASI, and as General Manager at White Pine Ski Resort in Pinedale, Wyo.

Dave’s passion lies in helping others enjoy the great sports of skiing and snowboarding, as well as the beautiful mountain environment he works in. He serves on the board of Park City’s Youth Sports Alliance, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for kids to participate in winter sports, including downhill skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, figure skating, speed skating and more, introducing them to sports and healthy lifestyle activities. He also serves on the board for the National Ability Center in Park City, which empowers people of all abilities through sport, recreation and educational programs.

Most important to Dave is his wife Tara and their five kids, who enjoy anything that gets them outside and keeps them active. They spend their time skiing (of course), biking, playing soccer, camping and enjoying family time together.

5 Fun Facts about Dave:

  1. Hometowns: Dave grew up in Salt Lake City before spending his high school years in Colorado. Most of Dave’s life has been in Utah with a few stints in Colorado as well as spending two years in the Philippines as a young man in the 1990s for a religious mission.

  2. Favorite Runs: When it comes to skiing, Dave has always preferred off-trail skiing for the challenge and variety. At Park City Mountain, he enjoys exploring the terrain off Jupiter chairlift and while he has many favorite runs in the area, Portuguese Gap makes the top of the list.

  3. Best Day: Dave loves wintertime in Park City, but one of his favorite days at Park City Mountain is riding up Crescent chair in the summer with his bike to ride out to Shadow Lake and taking a minute to stop at the lake, sit back and enjoy its beauty.

  4. Restaurant Pick: When it comes to finding a great dinner spot in Park City, Dave’s recommendation is an off-Main-Street locals’ favorite – Billy Blanco’s.

  5. Park City Pride: Dave thinks Park City is the best place to work, with its friendly community, unmatched terrain, proximity to anything you need, and the opportunities that keep everyone growing and learning.

Lynne Offret

Lynne Offret Personnel Photo

Lynne Offret has been a part of the Park City community for more than 30 years. She’s served as the Director of Park City Mountain Ski Patrol since 2019. In her role she leads the ski patrol and mountain safety teams in ensuring guest and employee safety on the mountain, including managing emergency medical care, avalanche mitigation, and skier/rider rules education and enforcement.

Lynne started her career as a lift operator at Killington Resort in Vermont in 1988. She joined the ski patrol team at Park City Mountain in 1991, where she worked her way up to assistant patrol director. She then took on roles as a senior manager in several departments including guest services, parking, ticket scanning and summer activities before returning to lead the ski patrol in her current role.

During the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Lynne helped host the NBC broadcasts out of Canyons Village and was proud to have the opportunity to host the world’s best athletes at the resort. She currently serves on the board of Wasatch Backcountry Rescue, an organization that provides winter backcountry rescue and educates local communities about safe techniques for mountain travel.

When she’s not enjoying the slopes, Lynne and her husband enjoy hiking, backpacking, motorcycling and camping during the summer months.

5 Fun Facts about Lynne:

  1. Hometown: Lynne is from Sharon, Mass., and shares this hometown with Vail Mountain’s founder, Pete Seibert.

  2. Favorite Run: Her favorite run at Park City is Aplande, and she likes to try to make 100 turns from the top to the bottom after a fresh groom.

  3. Hidden Talent: Lynne enjoys dabbling in photography.

  4. Restaurant Pick: One of her favorite places to grab dinner is Kamas’ Mirror Lake Diner.

  5. Park City Pride: Park City is a special place for Lynne for many reasons, including that it’s her husband’s hometown. They met while working on the mountain and love living an outdoor lifestyle in the mountains.

Mary Walter

Mary Walter Personnel Photo

Originally from Napa, Calif., Mary first experienced Park City during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and fell in love with the mountain community. In 2004, Mary moved to Park City full-time and began her hospitality career with American Skiing Company (ASC) as a Front Desk Agent at the Grand Summit Hotel. Since 2004 she has held numerous leadership roles within Canyons Village including Resident Manager at both the Sundial Lodge and Grand Summit Hotel. When Canyons Resort was acquired by Vail Resorts in 2013, Mary became the General Manager of the Grand Summit Hotel and was promoted to Senior Director of Lodging Operations in 2017.

In 2022, Mary was promoted to Vice President of Hospitality at Vail Resorts, and in addition to Park City, she oversees hospitality operations at the company’s Lake Tahoe, East Coast and Mid-Atlantic resorts.

Mary sits on the Boards of the Canyons Village Management Association (CVMA), the Park City Area Lodging Association (PCALA), and the Grand Summit Homeowners Association. In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and dogs.

5 Fun Facts About Mary

  1. Hometown: Mary grew up in Napa, Calif.

  2. Favorite Run: An avid snowboarder, Mary’s favorite place to ride in Park City is Tree Time off Sun Peak Express at Canyons Village.

  3. Hidden Talent: Mary is a talented classical pianist.

  4. Restaurant Pick: If you’re looking for a great spot to grab dinner on Park City’s historic Main Street, Mary's favorite spot is Chimayo.

  5. Park City Pride: Park City’s stunning views made Mary fall in love with the area in 2002. To this day, the view of the Canyons Village area from Old Ranch Road is her favorite.