The Future Theme Park Leaders Association welcomed George Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort, to Rosen College on Sept. 22. Kalogridis spoke to a classroom of students interested in careers in the theme park industry. He shared details of his decades-long journey to the helm of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando and personal words of wisdom for success.

The Future Theme Park Leaders Association at Rosen College is the only student organization of its kind in the nation. Its mission is to create a forum for students interested in the theme park industry to openly share experiences and knowledge as well as network with industry professionals.

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