Industry Update
Appointment19 June 2013

Tim Johnson

Appointed General Manager
At Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa, a Personal Luxury Resort in Moab - UT, USA

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Tim JohnsonTim Johnson joins Sorrel River Ranch following serving as resort manager for the Resort at Paws Up, a 37,000-acre luxury property located in Western, Montana. In this capacity Mr. Johnson was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the resort and spa, including the extensive acreage, vacation homes and glamping – or luxury camping – tents. Mr. Johnson began his hospitality career in the food & beverage department, holding director of food and beverage and director of restaurant positions at signature luxury resorts throughout Virginia. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College, located in Claremont, California, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Psychology. Mr. Johnson and his family are relocating to the Moab area.


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