Big Bear, Ca, November 4, 2011, 3:00pm – Big Bear Mountain Resorts announced earlier this week that they have transitioned Chris Riddle into the position of Vice President of Marketing for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. Additionally Rio Tanbara has been announced as the new Director of Marketing for Bear Mountain and Clayton Shoemaker as the Director of Youth Marketing and Park Development for Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “Having called Big Bear Mountain Resorts my home mountain for over 20 years, I am excited to play a larger role this season in making Bear Mountain the ultimate ski and snowboard scene of Southern California,” says Tanbara. Snow Summit has closed down the scenic sky chair this weekend as both resorts gear up for the winter season. The coating of snow the valley received today will provide Big Bear Mountain Resorts with a good start to the snow season.