John Pham serves as the Director of Marketing for PYEK Group which manages Typhoon Texas and Cowabunga Vegas Waterparks. In his current role, he specializes in brand management, social media, digital media, traditional media, creative, partnership, public relations and much more! He began his career in the waterpark industry at Typhoon Texas Houston as the Operations Manager in December 2015 and has since overseen multiple departments including water safety, risk management, admissions, partnerships, points of sale and guest experience. During his time at Typhoon Texas, the park has been awarded the 2020 #1 Best Waterpark in Houston & Austin, Texas by the Houston Chronicle and Austin Family, received the Executive Board Award from the World Waterpark Association, the Brass Ring Award for the best employee recognition program from IAAPA and the World Waterpark Association’s Wave Review Award for all categories within the last two years. Pham is always seeking new opportunities to develop others, learn from industry professionals and network with the best in the industry. He currently serves on WWA’s Marketing & Communications Committee. Prior to joining Typhoon Texas Waterpark, Pham graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2014 with a bachelor of business administration degree then worked as a real estate agent in the State of Texas, where he focused on commercial leasing and residential sales. When he has time in his schedule, he enjoys practicing real estate by referral, spending time with his loving family, attending every crawfish boil, and hanging by the non-waterpark pool with friends.