Hard work is nothing new, but at least this time we would be working for ourselves. Our daily commute is no longer stop-and-go rush hour traffic, but rather a few steps downstairs, hot coffee in hand, and a serene view of one of the most beautiful lakes in Minnesota. Evenings offer spectacular sunsets and a view of the northern sky glittering with stars you just don't see in the city.
His expertise and success in both careers has proven him as the "get it done guy" who was instrumental in turning a fading resort and an unfinished lodge into the new and improved Big Bear Lodge and Cabins we hope you enjoy.
Since 2011, with hard work and long weeks and weekends, but mostlty daily calls from a desk over 300 miles south, Andy's vision, leadership experience, focus, and drive has turned a what-if into a reality.
Prior to that she gained her skills in various industries and job roles such as insurance, marketing, web development and programming, accounting, database & information management, with a little bit of retail, restaurant, and customer service thrown in - all proving to be handy in this new venture.
While Andy worked to get the major infrastructure projects done, Ida worked behind the scenes getting the less visible ducks in a row.