Melissa Lockwood is the General Manager of Baha Bay, located in Nassau, Bahamas, which opened in July 2021. Prior to joining Baha Mar, she spent 7 years with Farah Experiences in Abu Dhabi, where she was on the pre-opening team at Yas Waterworld and worked at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in both operations and guest services. Her experience also includes working in parks and recreation for several municipalities in Texas and Missouri. She has been a frequent speaker at WWA Shows and WWA Middle East Symposia. She is an IAAPA Certified Attractions Executive and a NRPA Certified Parks and Recreation Executive. Lockwood holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Missouri and a master’s of science from the University of North Texas.