Dan Kelsay

Dan Kelsay

Marketing and Sales
Currently: Global Resort Marketing Manager at GoPro
Location: Truckee CA
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Snow Sport and Resort professional with over 25 years of experience in working with resorts and winter sport brands. I have an interest in challenging myself with a constant desire to learn. Creating brand activation's through strategic partnership and innovative sales programs. Wide range of resort management experience ranging from Retail and Rental Operations, Marketing and Sales with a strong event focus. Race Department and Snow sports school sales programs. Created strategic operating plans around parking and facilities on large weekends. Able to manage multiple budgets and lead large departments with several direct reports.

Experienced in Global brand activation's and partnerships with destination resorts around the world. Utilized athletes in specific sport verticals to demonstrate and educate consumers on the products that I have marketed. Created events and seminars for the specialty resort employees as well as consumer facing events that range from concerts, contests and film projects.

Negotiated dozens of large partnership contracts with company's like Vail Resorts, Intrawest, Powdr, Aspen and KSL. Developed international resort strategy in multiple regions such as Europe, Australia/NZ and Japan. Lead a team of regional marketing managers to help with the execution of partnership contracts.

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Interests & Groups

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INTERESTS
  • Travel
  • Camping
  • Real Estate
  • Food
  • Music
  • Destination Resorts
  • Outdoors
SPORTS
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • NASCAR
  • Motocross
  • Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Mountain Biking
GROUPS
  • United States Ski Association
  • National Ski Areas Association

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Connections

PEOPLE 17

Owner, Malakye.com  
Talent Acquisiton Professional  
Sales Manager  
Independent Sales Representative- New England  
Marketing, Sports Marketing  
Marketing | Branding | Analytics  
Co-Founder, Group Y  
Photographer/Videographer  
Restaurant Manager, Head Bartender  
Sports Marketing Manager  

COMPANIES 23

Malakye.com
CamelBak Products, LLC
NEMESIS CLOTHING INNOVATIONS
Interbike
Bern Unlimited