Published on March 30th, 2016 |0
Six Flags Over Georgia, White Water president to address BBA March 31
The entertainment veteran was appointed to the Georgia position in 2013 after previously serving in the same role at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Northern California.
At Six Flags Atlanta properties, Kaetzel is responsible for all park operations, strategic direction and general management duties. Hurricane Harbor, The Joker Chaos Coaster and The New Revolution Virtual Reality Roller Coaster are among some of the new project’s the park has opened under Dale’s leadership.
Prior to joining Six Flags, Kaetzel spent eight years as a senior executive at four of five Paramount Parks, including as senior vice president and general manager of Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto.
Prior to Paramount, Kaetzel served for 13 years in senior executive, marketing and operations roles for Centre Management/MCI Center in Washington, D.C., a preeminent sports and entertainment venue, now called the Verizon Center and home to major NBA, WNBA and NHL franchises and other live entertainment events.
In the mid-1980s, Kaetzel served as director of marketing for the San Francisco Giants, and was part of many memorable campaigns including the anti-mascot Crazy Crab, Croix de Candlestick, and the 1984 MLB All Star Game.
Kaetzel’s prior experience in theme park, venue and entertainment management showcases his expertise to take Six Flags Atlanta properties through a multiyear transformation as the Southeast’s leading entertainment destination.
The BBA’s Thursday breakfast meetings are held, beginning at 7:30 a.m., at The City Club of Buckhead, on the 18th floor of the office tower at 3343 Peachtree Road in Buckhead.
The cost for attending the meetings is $10 for BBA members who preregister online and $12 paying at the door and $20 for visitors and guests. The cost includes continental breakfast and free validated self-parking. To register online, click here.