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Chris Zandron

Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Manager

Portrait of Chris Zandron standing in front of a river

Department: Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative


Chris Zandron is the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Manager at the Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative, where he designs, creates, and maintains sustainable purpose-built trails in Morgantown. He brings 10 years of resort operations management experience gained working at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Oglebay Resort, and Wisp Resort, where he oversaw construction, maintenance, and operations. 

Chris is an avid outdoorsman who appreciates the freedom to express himself “through outdoor recreation and the opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to relax, reset and be one with nature.” He embodies this philosophy in regardless of season, whether by mountain biking, snowboarding, splitboarding, hiking, or camping.