Alex Klein is the Vice President and General Manager of Grand Teton Lodge Company (GTLC) and Flagg Ranch Company (FRC), a position that he’s held since 2013. He also serves as the Vice Chairman of the National Park Hospitality Company,Board Member and Past President of the Wyoming Restaurant and Lodging Association, Past Chairman of the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board, and serves on the Jackson Hole Air Improvement Board.
Mr. Klein began his career working line-level positions in the hospitality field in his hometown of Evanston, IL before attending the Cornell University School of Hotel Management. At Cornell Mr. Klein earned his bachelor’s degree of Hospitality Administration with a concentration in operations. He served his internship working at Grand Teton Lodge Company during three consecutive summer seasons. Mr. Klein then held senior-level positions for several leading hotels and resorts in Salt Lake City, UT, Sacramento, CA and Santa Fe, NM, Savannah, GA before returning to GTLC in 2004 as the Director of Operations.
From 2010-2013 Mr. Klein served as the Corporate Director and later Vice President of Operations for Vail Resort’s Lodging Division, the parent company of GTLC and FRC. During this time Mr. Klein supported the company’s RockResorts brand of hotel located throughout the United Sates and Caribbean. In this role Mr. Klein led the division’s quality and brand assurance programs as well as supporting sustainable initiatives.
Mr. Klein is an active outdoor enthusiast and spends his free time hiking, climbing, fishing and skiing in the Grand Teton National Park where he lives with his wife, Dawn and 12-year old daughter, Evelyn. Mr. Klein routinely leads and participates in volunteer activities in the Park and surrounding community and is a former volunteer member of the Teton County Fire Department.
Board Term Expiration Date: 03/01/2023
Vice President and General Manager, Grand Teton Lodge Company & Flagg Ranch Company