Leadership

The water ride industry isn’t just our business, it’s our passion.

Since our founding in 1987, ProSlide has established itself as one of the leaders in the water ride industry. Our global reach has connected us with associations, clients, suppliers, operators, and guests all over the world. These relationships have helped us develop an expansive influence within the industry, touching every continent and hundreds of countries across the globe.

The driving force behind our wide-reaching industry influence is ProSlide’s experienced internal leadership team. Our executive team wields an unmatched level of experience in the water ride industry, gained from developing relationships, building parks, designing water rides, and innovating new technology. They have the expertise, knowledge, and history to help all our clients realize their unique water park vision.

Rick HunterChairman & Chief Executive Officer

“My most important job is to ensure we’re always innovating, always building the world’s best water rides.”

Rick HunterChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Dave RozonPresident & Chief Operating Officer

“We never lose sight of the fact that delivering on corporate strategies provides energy and excitement for our employees, customers and the industry.”

Dave RozonPresident & Chief Operating Officer
Ray SmegalChief Commercial Officer

“Innovation is in our DNA. Each new, award-winning ride reflects a commitment to our customers’ success. Together, with our clients, we are driving the industry forward.”

Ray SmegalChief Commercial Officer
Jeffrey Janovich VP Strategic Accounts

“We’re invested in our customers on a personal level.”

Jeffrey Janovich VP Strategic Accounts
David AlexanderSenior VP Corporate Affairs

“Our products create value for our clients. By providing the highest capacities and entertainment value, we help our customers maximize their ROI.”

David AlexanderSenior VP Corporate Affairs
Pierre ChatelainVP Projects

“At ProSlide we focus on unmatched quality, uncompromising safety, perfect execution and of course, unequaled ride performance.”

Pierre ChatelainVP Projects
Mike FergussonVP Operations

“Our Clients buy ProSlide products for their quality, that’s what we deliver on time, every time, no compromise.”

Mike FergussonVP Operations
Andreas TanzerDirector, Research, Design & Standards

“We build excitement into every element of our rides. Every turn, drop, curve – absolutely everything – contributes to ride performance.”

Andreas TanzerDirector, Research, Design & Standards
Mitch PettyDirector, Master Planning

“Guest experience is our top priority. It takes clever park planning and clever ride design – working together – to make that happen.”

Mitch PettyDirector, Master Planning
Jacqueline CloudtDirector, Talent & Culture

“ProSlide’s award-winning water rides are powered by the best team in the world, and our culture drives innovation and customer success. Best Rides, Best Parks, Best People!”

Jacqueline CloudtDirector, Talent & Culture
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