Amusement Management Partners

Curtis Parks


A family entertainment and attraction veteran, Mr. Parks serves as Chief Executive Officer of Amusement Management Partners, LLC (AMP).

Mr. Parks previously served as Chief Operating Officer and then Executive Vice President with PARC Management. Mr. Parks was part of the founding management team, helping launch the company from 7 to 25 properties within an 18-month period.

Formerly, Mr. Parks worked at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resorts where he held the position of Vice President of Operations. During his tenure, Parks worked closely with ownership to successfully complete the development of Schlitterbahn Galveston, a partnership property between Schlitterbahn and American National Insurance Company. Prior to his time at Schlitterbahn, Mr. Parks served as general manager of Wannado City, America’s first real play theme park for children. Previously, Mr. Parks was general manager of Wet ‘n Wild Las Vegas, a Palace Entertainment property. In addition, Mr. Parks served as director of compliance for Alfa SmartParks, Inc. where he helped develop and successfully implement a standard operating platform for the group’s 9 entertainment facilities. Mr. Parks served as general manager for Wild Waters Waterpark in Silver Springs, Florida and the Florida resort of Weeki Wachee Springs, Buccaneer Bay, and Holiday Inn in Spring Hill, Florida.

Mr. Parks is an active member of IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions), WWA (World Waterpark Association) and has served as a national faculty member of the Jeff Ellis and Associates National Aquatic Safety School.