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Executive Team


Management team has worked with over 100 theme and water parks
Leadership team executives average 35+ years experience with regional parks and attractions

Kieran Burke

Chairman, CEO, Founder

  • Acquired and managed more regional parks than anyone in the industry
  • Led the consolidation of the regional theme park industry in North America
  • Through acquisitions, grew from one park to the world’s largest regional theme park
    operator with 39 parks in 8 countries and $1.2 billion in revenues
  • Guided the company through private equity, public equity and debt financing to take Six
    Flags public
  • Delivered superior returns for original investors of five times invested capital with IRRs
    exceeding 60%
  • Previously an investment banker in real estate and hotel finance, and private law practice
    in New York. Graduate of Harvard Law School.

Hue Eichelberger


  • 48 years park experience
  • Former EVP-Eastern Division Six Flags

Tom Iven

EVP Bus. Development

  • 45 years park experience
  • Former COO Six Flags

James Geiser

SVP & Head of Marketing

  • 30 Years of Park Experience

Les Hudson

EVP Design & Planning

  • 30 years park experience
  • Former Head of Design
    Six Flags

Jessica Cerbo

Chief Financial Officer

  • 14 years park experience

Jody Kneupper

Reg, VP & Park Pres.

  • 25 years waterpark experience

Jeni Hooker

VP Administration

  • 26 years park experience

Traci Blanks

Director Special Projects

  • 25 Years of Park Experience

Marshall Barber

Exec. Finance Advisor

  • 27 years park experience
  • Former CFO Six Flags

Brett Petit

Exec. Marketing Advisor

  • 39 years park experience
  • Former CMO Six Flags, Palace Entertainment

Premier Parks actively seeks opportunities to buy, lease and manage amusement and visitor attractions throughout North America.

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