Fun Spot America Theme Parks is proud to announce David Heaton as Senior Vice President of Operations and will work closely with John Arie, Jr., CEO of Fun Spot America. “I’m thrilled to be welcoming David to Fun Spot America,” said Arie. Heaton brings over two decades of leadership and experience leading growth and transformation within the theme park industry. He worked for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment for more than 23 years in different leadership roles and, most recently, at Universal Parks and Resorts.
Heaton started his career in 1997 in the amusement industry. His expertise spans all areas of operations, strategic planning, P&L management, organizational development and quality & safety.
“We are excited to add another seasoned expert to our leadership team and for our entire system to benefit from his impressive experience and operational expertise,” said Arie.
“David is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Fun Spot America” said Jorge Cabrera, Senior Vice President of People Operations.