Great Wolf Resorts Announces Tim Black as Company’s Executive Vice President of Operations
MADISON, Wis. | Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOLF), North America’s leading family of indoor waterpark resorts, announced today that Tim Black, currently the company’s senior vice president of operations, will become executive vice president of operations, effective January 1, 2009.
In his new role, Black will oversee all aspects of the company’s resort operations to maintain high service levels, guest entertainment and satisfaction, and property performance. His responsibilities will include working with corporate officers and senior leadership to ensure implementation of corporate strategy, budget oversight, and management of vice presidents of operations, corporate directors, and sales & marketing to ensure brand compliance and consistency.
Black first joined the company in October 2004 as general manager of its Great Wolf Lodge property in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. He was promoted to regional vice president of operations in December 2005, and further promoted to senior vice president of operations in June 2008. He holds a B.S. degree in human resource management from LaSalle University and has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining Great Wolf Resorts, Black served in senior management roles for multiple properties for Six Flags, Inc.
About Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. | Great Wolf Resorts, Inc.® (NASDAQ: WOLF), Madison, Wis., is North America’s largest family of indoor waterpark resorts, and, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, owns and operates its family resorts under the Great Wolf Lodge® and Blue Harbor Resort™ brands. Great Wolf Resorts is a fully integrated resort company and owns and/or manages Great Wolf Lodge locations in: Wisconsin Dells, Wis.; Sandusky, Ohio; Traverse City, Mich.; Kansas City, Kan.; Williamsburg, Va.; the Pocono Mountains, Pa.; Niagara Falls, Ontario; Mason, Ohio; Grapevine, Texas; Grand Mound, Wash., and Blue Harbor Resort & Conference Center in Sheboygan, Wis. A Great Wolf Lodge currently is under construction in Concord, N.C. and a 203-suite expansion is under construction at the company’s Grapevine resort. The company’s resorts are family-oriented destination facilities that generally feature 300 to 400 rooms and a large indoor entertainment area measuring 40,000 to 100,000 square feet. The all-suite properties offer a variety of room styles, arcade/game rooms, fitness centers, themed restaurants, spas, supervised children’s activities and other amenities. Additional information may be found on the company’s Web site at www.greatwolf.com.
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