HE&R Names New General Manager, Attractions & Entertainment
I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex into the next exciting chapter. I am proud to help further the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, and lead our nearly 5,000 full and part-time seasonal team members in delivering an exceptional experience to our guests.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company Names New General Manager, Attractions & Entertainment
Hershey, PA – August 16, 2018 – Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) today announced the appointment of Vikki Hultquist to General Manager, Attractions & Entertainment, effective immediately. This position reports to Kevin Stumpf, Vice President, Sports & Attractions, and is responsible for driving demand, managing growth, and successfully executing the business strategy for properties across the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex including Hersheypark, Giant Center, Hersheypark Stadium, Hersheypark Arena and Hershey Theatre.
“For nearly 17 years, Vikki has served HE&R in a number of roles across the company’s entertainment division,” said Kevin Stumpf. “Her proven drive, determination and enthusiasm for our brands and her passion for the amusement park industry made her the best candidate for this pivotal role within our organization.”
Hultquist joined HE&R in 2001 as Director, Hockey Business Operations and Sports & Entertainment Marketing. In subsequent years, she held various roles including Hershey Bears Hockey Club, Assistant General Manager; Director, Event Programming; Managing Director, Giant Center; Complex Managing Director, Event Booking, Marketing & Ticketing; Managing Director, Entertainment; and Attractions & Entertainment Assistant General Manager, Revenue Operations. Most recently, Hultquist served as Attractions & Entertainment Assistant General Manager, Facility Operations, from February 2015 to August 2018.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to lead the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex into the next exciting chapter,” said Vikki Hultquist, General Manager, Attractions & Entertainment. “I am proud to help further the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, and lead our nearly 5,000 full and part-time seasonal team members in delivering an exceptional experience to our guests.”
A native of Pennsylvania, Hultquist began her career with the Pittsburgh Stingers/Pittsburgh Phantoms/C.I.S.L. and R.H.I. organization where she was Assistant General Manager for Professional Soccer and Roller Hockey. She also worked for the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club in Ontario, as well as the Pittsburgh Hockey Associates/Pittsburgh Penguins. Hultquist earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Trenton State College in New Jersey.
About HE&R: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company dedicated to preserving the legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Founded in 1927 by Milton S. Hershey, HE&R and its subsidiaries own and/or operate the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, Hersheypark Arena & Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey Club, Giant Center arena, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Hersheypark Camping Resort, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, MeltSpa by Hershey, Hershey Country Club and Hershey Golf Collection, Hershey Nursery, and Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning. For additional information about HE&R, visit www.HersheyPA.com.
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