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Sergio Rivera , , , Chief Executive Officer

Sergio (Serge) Rivera joined SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. in November 2019 as Chief Executive Officer.

Previously, Mr. Rivera served as President and CEO of ILG Vacation Ownership Segment, a leading provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences and the exclusive global licensee for the Hyatt®, Sheraton®, and Westin® brands. Prior to that, he served as the President of the Americas for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he was responsible for the performance and growth of Starwood's brands and businesses in North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Polynesia, which encompassed 700 hotels and 125,000 associates across 23 countries.

Mr. Rivera also serves on the Board of Directors for Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), as a member of Florida International University's Chaplin School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Advisory Board and as a Trustee for The Nature Conservancy's Florida Chapter. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors of ILG, Inc., the Rosen College of Hospitality Dean's Advisory Board at the University of Central Florida, the U.S. Travel Association CEO Roundtable and as a Trustee and Board Member of the American Resort Development Association.

He holds a bachelor's degree in finance and a master's degree in business administration from Florida International University.

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Marc G. Swanson , , , Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Marc G. Swanson was appointed to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company in August 2017. Mr. Swanson served as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company from September 2019 through November 2019. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in August 2017, Mr. Swanson served as Chief Accounting Officer since 2012 and served as interim Chief Financial Officer from June 2015 until September 2015 and as interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from August 1, 2017 until his permanent appointment later that same month.

Previously, he was Vice President, Performance Management and Corporate Controller of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment from 2011 to 2012, the Corporate Controller of Busch Entertainment Corporation from 2008 to 2011 and the Vice President of Finance of Sesame Place from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Swanson is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Orlando Science Center.

Mr. Swanson holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Purdue University and a master’s degree in business administration from DePaul University, and is a CPA.

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Walter Bogumil , , , Chief Strategy Officer

Walter Bogumil has served as the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer since June 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he most recently served as Affinity Gaming’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2018 to June 2018 and served as Affinity’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from March 2015 to June 2018. Previously, he was Vice President, Financial Analysis, at Penn National Gaming from April 2002 to March 2015. He has also held previous roles in the theme park and resort industries.

Mr. Bogumil holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in business administration from Rollins College.

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G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor , , , Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor has been our Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2010. In addition, from March 2013 until November 2015, Mr. Taylor led the company’s Corporate Affairs group, which includes Industry & Governmental Affairs, Corporate Communications, Community Affairs, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Taylor held the position of Associate General Counsel of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. from 2000 to 2010, and was a Principal at Blumenfeld Kaplan in St. Louis from 1993 to 2000. He holds bachelors’ degrees in political science and speech communication from the University of Missouri and a juris doctor degree from Washington University. Mr. Taylor is a board member and serves as president of The Anthony Armstrong 88 Foundation.
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Dr. Christopher (Chris) Dold , , , Chief Zoological Officer

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.

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Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy , , , Chief Accounting Officer

Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy was appointed to Chief Accounting Officer of the company in August 2017. Mrs. Gulacsy also served as interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from September 2019 through November 2019. Prior to becoming Chief Accounting Officer in August 2017, Mrs. Gulacsy served as Corporate Vice President, Financial Reporting, a position she was promoted to in 2016 after serving as Director, Financial Reporting, from 2013 to 2016.

Prior to joining SeaWorld, Mrs. Gulacsy served from 2011 to 2013 as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller for Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., where she also served as Director of Corporate Accounting from 2006 to 2011, and Assistant Controller from 2002 to 2006. Prior to that time, Mrs. Gulacsy was an Audit Manager for Ernst & Young LLP.

Mrs. Gulacsy holds a bachelor's degree and master's degree in accounting from the University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also currently serves as a board member of the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund.

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Sharon (Sherri) Nadeau , , , Chief Human Resources Officer

Sharon (Sherri) Nadeau was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer of the company in July 2019. Prior to that, Ms. Nadeau was a Senior Advisor for Cerberus Capital Management, L.P and Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company since 2016.

In this role, she served as Chief Human Resources Officer, FirstKey Homes and Chief Human Resources Officer, YP (“Yellow Pages”), each of which were Cerberus Portfolio Companies. She has also served as Senior Vice President HR North America & Europe, Middle East and Africa at First Advantage Corporation from 2014 - 2016 and Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Connexity, Inc. / Shopzilla from 2012 - 2014.

Ms. Nadeau also served in a variety of senior human resources and organizational development roles for companies including Sony Pictures Entertainment and Universal Studios / Universal Studios Japan. Ms. Nadeau is a graduate of Liberty University (BS, Accounting) and the University of Virginia (MS, Tax).

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