Pat Finnegan


VP Business Development

For more than 30 years Pat Finnegan has had the pleasure of developing and managing waterparks that bring families together to create happy memories that will last a lifetime. His previous experience as Vice President and General Manager at Chula Vista Resort and Director of Operations at Wet‘n’Wild Orlando have allowed him to gain the skills to deliver exceptional service and expertise to his clients in his current Business Development role at WhiteWater. As a seasoned business operations leader, his expertise in guiding fundamental growth in the hospitality industry with a track record of driving process improvements in operational standards has resulted in increased revenue and efficiency. Finnegan brings this expertise to every job he works on to support others succeed in the waterpark business. He has held various leadership roles within the WWA including serving on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Children’s Drowning Prevention Council and Vice Chair of the Safety Committee. Finnegan has been awarded the WWA Kelly Ogle Memorial Safety Award and Best Speaker Award.