Get to Know Bob Orbacz

Bob OrbaczBob Orbacz
Director of Finance and Operations



How long have you worked for SIA? 14 Yrs.

Where did you grow up? Burnt Hills, NY

Sports team:  Depends upon the season – Washington Redskins or Washington Nationals (formerly Montreal Expos)
Food: Italian
Color: Blue
Skiing or riding destination: Depends – Vail/beaver Creek, Snowbird, Sun Valley, Deer Valley, and Sugarbush

Best SIA Snow Show memory: Checked in at McCarron Airport (Las Vegas) only to sit down in a stuffed chair and fall asleep after 10 + days of exhausting work…Missed my flight…Called our marketing assistant’s husband to grab my bags off of the carousel at Burlington Airport and checked back into the hotel for one more night there.

Who are your favorite bands or musicians? Grateful Dead, Eagles, Van Morrison, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt, Neil Young, et al…

Coolest place you have ever been: Too many to list – Rome, Barcelona, Monaco,

Top three off-snow activities: Golf, gardening, travel

What’s your favorite candy bar? Don’t eat candy

What’s your best snow sports memory? Great skiing with a group of friends

What’s the first ski/snowboard shop you visited? Goldstock’s in Schenectady, NY

First area I skied/rode at…Either Maple Ridge Ski Area (Schenectady) or Adirondack Ski Area (Saratoga)