Kelly Smiley has been with Wild Island waterpark for 17 years starting as park services in 2005. In 2010 she was promoted to Group Sales manager and in 2014 she moved into her current position as Admissions and Operations Manager. She has continued to remain involved in many areas including staff hiring and recruiting, lifeguard trainings and assisting in operating the facility’s Family Entertainment Center in the offseason. She is a Jeff Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Instructor, certified ServSafe food manager, certified pool operator and pursuing a degree in Business Management from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has spoken at WWA and 10 of Jeff Ellis & Associate’s International Aquatic Safety Schools (IASS).