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Commencement Speaker

December 2018

 

Tony Moore is a hospitality, park executive with more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry.

He has served in a leadership capacity for some of the most respected entertainment brands including Universal Studios, SeaWorld Parks and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. Moore owned and operated a hospitality consulting firm, Attractions Management Group Inc., and now serves as the executive director for the one-of-a-kind, world-class, urban park — A Gathering Place for Tulsa.

Prior to taking the helm at A Gathering Place, Moore held operational leadership roles and was a creative, hands-on leader with big-picture perspective at Universal Studios, where he assisted with the successful opening of Islands of Adventure Park.

At SeaWorld Parks, Moore served in various capacities including marketing manager, director of park operations, director of environmental health and safety, director of culinary revenue, director of corporate ops and executive assistant to the president and chairman of the board. Moore was chief operating officer for Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, overseeing the re-launch of the zoo’s brand as it related to all new project development, in-park brand enhancements, competitive market analysis, community affairs, and programming and special events development.