Ben Santos-Rogers has over 15 years in the amusement industry coaching, motivating, and recognizing the young adults that have made Funtown Splashtown USA a destination for families in Maine and New England. Ben began his career in the amusement industry at the age of 14 and has served in various roles ranging from games attendant, ride operations and group sales, to his current position as the Funtown Park Operations Manager, which he began in 2008.
In his current role, Ben oversees the Ride and Medical departments as well as coordinating/facilitating hiring, orientations, and employee training. Ben maintains a focus on employee morale and retention by utilizing technology to connect his Team Members to their job and each other.
Ben holds a Bachelor’s in Business from Husson University; he’s an AIMS certified Level II Operations Technician, an iROC Amusement Ride and Device Instructor, and a participant of the IAAPA Institute for Emerging Leaders. Ben currently sits on the Board of Directors for the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA) serving on the associations Buyer’s Guide and Membership committees. Ben has been a past speaker at both the IAAPA Attractions Expo and the NEAAPA Annual Meeting ed-oesterreichische.at.
In his spare time (winter) Ben enjoys spending days with his wife Duperly and daughter Summer, traveling and enjoying the great outdoors.