Ken Handler

Global Management Amusement Professionals


Ken Handler is the owner and President of Global Management Amusement Professional (GMAP), which has developed and continues to grow from the ground floor. Handler has been consulting for almost two decades working with his clients and partners to open parks from the ground floor and driving in millions to their bottom line.  He has developed, opened and consulted with more than 100 waterparks throughout the United States and internationally. Handler has operated and managed many of California’s finest waterparks and theme parks for more than 30 years. As a nationally recognized revenue consultant, he continues to mentor and provide assistance to a number of well known facilities offering memorable and safe adventures to hundreds of thousands of guests each year.  Having received notable acknowledgments from the World Waterpark Association, including winning countless awards in the areas of marketing and programming, he continues to be a highly sought after professional in the waterpark industry. He and his team love the challenge of opening rehabilitated and brand new parks. Throughout the years, Handler has provided enjoyable experiences for millions of guests, at a many locations. Creating an enjoyable experience for guests and efficient and cost effective operating procedures is one of his specialties. His experience, creativity and strong work ethic have been the foundation for providing successful consulting and management for municipalities and industry leading entertainment locations.