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General Manager Cairns named Bromley President

Photo courtesy of Bromley Mountain Resort
The Cairns family: Sam, Cathy, Bill and Erin in their natural environment.

Joseph J. O'Donnell, owner of Bromley Mountain Resort, has announced that Bromley's General Manager, Bill Cairns, has been named the storied resort's President.

Tyler Fairbank - who, with his business partner and father, Brian, owns Bromley's management company, Mountain Resort Management, LLC - said "Bill's been with Bromley for 32 years. His first job was 'lift painter' and he's held just about every other position on the mountain, from lift attendant to snowmaker to mountain manager to GM, since then. The title 'President' is one that he deserves, and is commensurate with his unparalleled dedication to this mountain."

Michael van Eyck, Bromley's director of marketing, said this about Cairns' reaction to the call he received from Joe O'Donnell. "When Bill called me upstairs and told me the news, he mentioned immediately that it was a 'testament to the team around me,'" van Eyck said. "He pretty much brushed aside my congratulations, saying that one person can't run a mountain and that Bromley's ongoing success is the result of loyalty and teamwork… and that's why we all enjoy working for Bill!"

Bromley Mountain is located on Route 11 in Peru, Vt., six miles east of Manchester. For information visit