Howard Katkov is doing something that’s never been done in the ski industry with his “Fight the Man, Own the Mountain Campaign.” He started as a surfer then became a student, lawyer, developer, manufacturer, corporate executive and for over a decade, he’s been the owner of RED Mountain. Now, he’s creating the opportunity for everyone to own a piece of what he and many others think is the best skiing in North America. Find out his story and all about owning RED.
Howard Katkov Show Notes:
2:15: Growing up and surfing
5:15: High School without his parents and skiing
6:35: College, Law School
11:34: Starting a Law Firm right out of Law School and then starting a development firm and doing huge deals and then the 1990’s hit
14:09: The Makeup business, selling to Estee Lauder and going to work for them
17:40: Skiing and life at that point
19:24: How did he hear about RED Mountain, going there and buying property
22:00: Rosslyn and the community and the mountain
25:26: What made him buy RED Mountain? How did the locals react?
31:04: What projects has he completed at RED since he bought it?
33:20: The consolidation of the ski industry and how they make their money