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. His experience as Vice President and General Manager at Chula Vista Resort in the “waterpark capital of the world,” Wisconsin Dells, and Director of Operations at Wet‘n’Wild Orlando has allowed him to deliver excellent service and expertise to clients in his current role in Business Development at WhiteWater. As a seasoned business operations leader, Finnegan has expertise in guiding fundamental growth in the hospitality industry with a track record of driving process improvements in operational standards, resulting in increased revenue and efficiency. He uses this expertise on every job he works on to support others in this great industry 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.