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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

Traci Blanks

Chief Marketing Officer

25 years park experience

Former CMO Six Flags

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

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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