Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Hue Eichelberger began his theme park career in 1974 as a teen working at Six Flags Over Texas performing a variety of roles and gaining experience while attending school. Eichelberger took advantage of one of the many benefits of working in a theme park, returning year after year for 8 years gaining valuable leadership practice, earning promotions to management roles and acquiring knowledge in many aspects of the business.
Eichelberger joined Premier Parks in 1991 as the General Manager of White Water Bay in Oklahoma City and held several management roles prior to the company’s acquisition of Six Flags. He was promoted to the role of Executive Vice President for the Eastern Division of Six Flags, Inc. and served in that position until 2006. During that time, he was responsible for the company’s most profitable division with eight parks in seven metropolitan markets. Mr. Eichelberger managed more than $1 billion in capital projects including the installation of 41 roller coasters, construction and/or major expansion of nine water parks and construction of two hotels including a major themed indoor water park hotel.
In 2007 Eichelberger formed Adrenaline Family Entertainment, a PE-backed entity that purchased underperforming parks and applied proven management principals to grow attendance, revenue and profitability.
Mr. Eichelberger joined Premier Parks, in 2011 and serves as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. He is a longstanding member of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions as well as the World Waterpark Association.