Officials at The Great Escape Properties have announced the promotion of several management employees.
Kerry Claus has been promoted to General Manager of the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark. In his new role, Claus is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, as well as directing the food & beverage and guest relations departments at the property. Employed at the Lodge since 2005, Claus was most recently the Assistant General Manager. Claus holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the State University of New York at Fredonia, as well as an associate’s degree in hotel restaurant management from Paul Smith’s College.
Joseph Molnar has been promoted to the position of Director of Food & Beverage at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark. Molnar is responsible for directing all food and beverage operations at the Lodge, including directing banquet events; creating and implementing special events; managing themed activities; and managing service staff at each of the Lodge’s restaurants, including at Trapper’s Adirondack Grille and Tall Tales Tavern. Previously the Executive Chef at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark, Molnar began his career as an apprentice chef at the five-diamond Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress resort in Orlando, Florida.
Randall Wilke has been promoted to Director of Operations at The Great Escape Properties. A Six Flags employee for nearly ten years, Wilke was previously the Operations Manager at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom. Now reporting directly to the President of The Great Escape Properties, Wilke is responsible for oversight of Admissions, Aquatics, Entertainment, Park Services, Parking, Rides, Safety, and Security departments at both The Great Escape and the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark.
Steve Krawczyk has been promoted to Director of Administration at The Great Escape Properties. In his new role, Krawczyk is responsible for human resource functions at both The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom and the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark. Krawczyk began his career at The Great Escape as Promotions Manager, and is a graduate of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.
Six Flags, Inc. is the world's largest regional theme park company, operating 21 parks across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Six Flags has more roller coasters than all other theme park companies combined. Since 1961, Six Flags has provided world-class thrilling entertainment for millions of families. Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly-traded corporation (NYSE: SIX) headquartered in New York City.