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, Mr. Esparza 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.