|Doug Williamson, President Co-Founder May, 1980 |
In addition to overall responsibilities of the day to day business, Doug is one of the principal designers. He's involved in every step of the evolution of our products including conceptual design, clay models, pattern making, molds, and production.
|Don Williamson, Vice President Co-Founder May, 1980 |
Don's theatrical experience is only part of what he brings to Thola. Don is also an expert architect and mechanical draftsman. When he's not at the drawing board, he's supervising production.
|Dave Simpson, Regional Manager Hired June, 1986 |
Once a new attraction is installed, Dave is responsible for staffing it and implementing routine procedures. With a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration he's well qualified to take care of any unexpected situations that may arise.
|Ed Lipowski, Product Development Manager Hired July, 1988 |
We originally asked Ed to join the team during the Hovercraft project. As a graduate of GMC's five-year pattern making apprenticeship with four years of related training, Ed translates our designs into reality by overseeing pattern design and production of the many parts and pieces needed for each attraction.
|Marina Coffee, Business Manager Hired September, 1989 |
Marina came on board as Business Manager in 1989. She handles all office management and administrative records, including bookkeeping, banking, insurance, payroll, and related taxes. She brought with her a wide range of experience as an administrative assistant, writer and juggler of responsibilities ranging from details to projects.
|Maggie, Chief of Security Hired October, 1989 |
Although Maggie was originally added to the staff for companionship, she soon demonstrated her security prowess by warding off the UPS driver and Sparklett's man.