Peter J. Crage has been our Chief Financial Officer since September 2015. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Crage served as Chief Financial Officer of Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc. from 2013 through 2014 and served as Chief Financial Officer of HVM LLC from 2011 to 2013. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Crage served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cedar Fair, L.P., one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. From 2005 to 2010, he served as Cedar Fair, L.P.’s Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from 2004 to 2005 he served as their Vice President and Corporate Controller and prior to that time he served as their Corporate Treasurer. Mr. Crage holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Canisius College and is a CPA.
Anthony Esparza has been our Chief Creative Officer since September 2015. Prior to joining the company, from 2003 through 2015, Mr. Esparza served as Senior Vice President, Guest Experiences, Design and Development for Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned theme park and entertainment company in the United States. From 1995 to 2003, Mr. Esparza served as the Senior Vice President of Design and Entertainment for Paramount Parks, a Viacom Company. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Creative Development at Landmark Entertainment Group in Los Angeles. Mr. Esparza holds a bachelor’s degree in design from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Esparza also serves on the Urban Land Institute Entertainment Council.
Dr. Christopher (Chris) Dold was appointed to Chief Zoological Officer of the company in April 2016. Prior to that, Dr. Dold served as Vice President, Veterinary Services from 2008 until April 2016 and Senior Veterinarian at SeaWorld Orlando from 2005 to 2008. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Dold was a National Academies- National Research Council Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow with the US Navy Marine Mammal Program, and completed a University of California-Davis Internship in Marine Mammal Medicine and Pathology at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. Dr. Dold is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, European Association for Aquatic Mammals, and the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. Dr. Dold received a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
Denise L. Godreau has been our Chief Marketing Officer since January 2017. Prior to joining the company, from 2011 through 2015, Ms. Godreau served as Chief Marketing Officer for Baha Mar Resorts Ltd. From 2009 to 2011, she was with Brandman University, where she was Vice Chancellor, Marketing and Communications. She has also served in a variety of senior marketing roles for companies including Walt Disney World Company, Blockbuster Entertainment, Pizza Hut and Procter & Gamble. Ms. Godreau received a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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