Franceen Gonzales

Franceen Gonzales is an Executive VP at  leading waterpark company WhiteWater West. The Stanford-educated former chair of board at the World Waterpark Association (WWA) has worked in the sector for her entire professional career.

As vice-president of risk management at Great Wolf Resorts, she was responsible for  the operation of 12 indoor waterpark resorts in North America. Prior to that she held management positions at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in New Jersey and Waterworld Safari in Phoenix, Arizona. Now at WhiteWater, one of the world’s leading waterpark suppliers, she is involved in the development of some of the most exciting projects of tomorrow.

Gonzales’ industry experience also includes 13 years service on various IAAPA committees, almost a decade as a board member with the safety organisation AIMS International, and engagement with various Latin American trade associations.