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PGAV Destinations Announces New Director of Practice and Innovation


PGAV Destinations, global leader in the planning and design of unique destinations, has announced the promotion of Emily Pelcak to Director of Practice and Innovation.

PGAV Destinations Announces New 'Director of Practice and Innovation'Pelcak, who joined the company 11 years ago, has been tasked with fostering staff training and development as well as promoting innovative design.

“Emily has been a fantastic leader at PGAV Destinations for many years, respected and valued by every one of our clients with whom she’s worked, ” reported Mike Konzen, Principal and Chair at PGAV Destinations.

“In her new position, she’ll be empowered to innovate and develop new approaches to the technical implementation of our designs while leading us to excel even further in quality control measures.”

Pelcak’s past projects include Aquatica Orlando, the Biltmore Estate’s Antler Hill Village, SeaWorld San Diego’s Explorer’s Reef and Manta, Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Verbolten, and the Anheuser Busch St. Louis Brewery.

“I’ve learned invaluable lessons from our clients and my own mentors for more than a decade in destination development, about our ability to ‘deliver on the promise, ’ seeking innovative solutions to complex problems, and leveraging our unique collection of expertise, ” comments Pelcak. “I’m looking forward to sharing that knowledge and developing new ways to help our team learn and grow.”

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