A thirty-six year veteran of the ski industry in Colorado, Utah and Arizona; Iowa native J.R. Murray has managed the Arizona Snowbowl for the past 26 years. Mr. Murray is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S. in Business Management. He formerly served as Chairman of Flagstaff Forty, Chairman of Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chair of Northern Arizona University Athletic Foundation, Board member of Arizona Sports Council, Coconino Community College President’s Advisory Council, and member of Greater Flagstaff Economic Council. J.R. and his wife Peggy have three daughters ages 13 to 22.