Lauren Gossett is the Recreation Proprietor for Disney’s Contemporary Resort. In her current position, she is responsible for managing the overall operation of recreation which includes pools, cabanas, the fitness center, the arcade, marina operations with day time rentals and nightly fireworks cruises, resort activities and special events. In her role, she also leads a team of Guest Experience Managers, Coordinators and 80+ Cast Members. Gossett has worked with Walt Disney World Resorts for the past 14 years in various sports and recreation roles and also had the opportunity to open Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. She studied at Western Illinois University getting her bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks and tourism administration and her master’s degree in sport management.