OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Building extraordinary experiences starts with extraordinary talent. Meet the people that power our innovative and creative endeavors .

Focused

...on delivering our best work, every time.

Scenic Artist

Maria

Driven

...to push boundaries and deliver excellence.

Finishing Team

Chuck

Metal Shop Team

Sydney

Dedicated

...to finding solutions that ensure your success.

Lead Technical Designer

Justin

Unified

…because together we are greater than the sum of our parts.

Leadership

Constructing a culture of excellence doesn’t just happen.  It takes people with passion, and a plan.

Our team leaders focus not just on building your project, but on continuously cultivating talent and developing the tools and processes needed to ensure your success.

Jeff GuiceArt Director

Jeff GuiceArt Director

Jeff Guice has developed a diverse portfolio in his 30 years in the themed entertainment industry. From small museum dioramas to exhibits over seven stories high, Jeff has created over 500,000 square feet of scenery, sculpture, and signs. His work can be found in many museums and theme parks throughout the United States and in China, Italy, Japan and Kuwait. His team’s attention to detail and ability to capture feeling and emotion in theming helps separate our work from the competition.
Amy DuRoseProject Coordinator

Amy DuRoseProject Coordinator

Amy got her creative start working for regional theaters across the country, including Yale Repertory Theatre and The Public Theatre in New York City. She then moved on to work in the film industry for 15 years. She worked on television and film productions such as Con Air, JFK and the original Beverly Hills 90210 to name a few. Her experience translated easily into her position as Art Director for SeaWorld Entertainment where she helped create the scenery and decor for their events and holidays, most notably, ‘Spooktacular’ and ‘Christmas at SeaWorld’. Amy is always ready to tackle a new project with enthusiasm and attention to detail.
Roxanna Torres-ColonProduction Designer

Roxanna Torres-ColonProduction Designer

Prior to joining the ThemeWorks team, Roxanna worked as a designer in an architectural firm for five years.  She earned a Masters of Architecture from Andrews University where she received several accolades for her work and graduated as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honors society.  Since joining ThemeWorks, Roxanna has contributed to both technical and creative design projects and has rapidly expanded her expertise in manufacturing processes and materials.  Roxanna excels at integrating complex components in a 3D environment.
Alex KaplanProduction Designer

Alex KaplanProduction Designer

Alex is a graduate of Carnegie Melon University where she earned a bachelor’s of fine arts in drama with a concentration in scenic design and minor in media design.  Her enthusiasm for theater has led to her participation in numerous professional productions in roles ranging from props and scenic design to wardrobe.  Prior to joining ThemeWorks, Alex gained experience working in exhibit design.  She has a talent for color theory and visual communications and a special interest in the use of multi-sensory content to increase accessibility.
Scott GillPresident

Scott GillPresident

Scott Gill is the founder and President of ThemeWorks.  

Drawn to the creative challenges, collaborative environment, and inspiring end-product in themed entertainment, Scott started as a museum exhibit artist while in college, under the tutelage of Vince Gabianelli and the team at Museum Services, Inc., a pioneering firm in the industry.

Since founding ThemeWorks in 1995, Scott has overseen the evolution of the company from an artistically focused startup to a fully interdisciplinary firm with wide ranging artistic and technical fabrication capabilities. He is dedicated to fostering a culture that embraces challenges and harnesses the power of a diverse and dedicated team while championing growth and sustainability. While he focuses on strategic planning, product innovation and team development, his creative spirit, high standards of quality, and focus on relationship building influence every aspect of our operation.

Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida.  He has served in leadership positions on the Themed Entertainment Association Eastern Division Board of Directors, the City of Gainesville Historic Board and is active in mentoring as well as themed entertainment industry and local community improvement initiatives.
Chris KigginsAdditive Manufacturing Department Supervisor

Chris KigginsAdditive Manufacturing Department Supervisor

Chris leads ThemeWorks’ additive manufacturing department and has been instrumental in its establishment and growth. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the University of Central Florida and worked in IT and unmanned systems industries before joining the ThemeWorks team. Chris enjoys continuously improving systems and fine-tuning equipment to maximize the performance of technology.

John CarmeanProject Manager

John CarmeanProject Manager

John Carmean joined the ThemeWorks team as Project Manager bringing along a lifelong passion for themed entertainment. During his career, John has served as a creative marketing executive for fintech start ups, SaaS organizations, and in higher education.  John brings experience in building consensus across teams, a creative approach to problem solving and a passion for fast-paced creative work.

John has a Bachelor’s of Science in Cinematography and years of experience in theater and design. John's portfolio highlights include work with SeaWorld, West Elm, Universal, Disney, Gaylord, Peerfit, O2B Kids! and others.
Mike LangloisComposites Shop Supervisor

Mike LangloisComposites Shop Supervisor

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Chris AltigieriFinish Shop Supervisor

Chris AltigieriFinish Shop Supervisor

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Coral BoydBookkeeper

Coral BoydBookkeeper

Coral brings an extensive background in management and marketing as well as an eagerness to contribute to ThemeWorks' mission of innovation and creativity.  Analytical in nature, Coral provides a sharp attention to detail and genuine love of organization to her position. 

With degrees in Fine Art and Digital Media Technology, Coral has hands-on experience in creative avenues as an artist, web/graphic designer, and home improvement enthusiast.
Justin HaasLead Technical Designer

Justin HaasLead Technical Designer

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Yuset CuetoProduction Coordinator

Yuset CuetoProduction Coordinator

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Chris DeaconProject Manager

Chris DeaconProject Manager

Chris began his career in fine arts earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Florida, then a Master of Fine Arts from the University of South Florida before teaching at the Art Institute of Tampa for 8 years.  Seeking a change of pace, Chris accepted a position as a project manager at a Tampa based millwork company in 2014, then joined ThemeWorks as a Project Manager in 2016.  Since then, Chris has served as project manager for ThemeWorks on projects that include Tokyo Disneyland’s Fantasyland Expansion, multiple projects for the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation, the National Law Enforcement Museum, the National Shell Museum, the International Spy Museum, the Adirondack Museum, and many others.  Chris is a charismatic leader whose cheerful personality, artistic eye, knack for creative problem solving, and ability to build and maintain project momentum make him a highly valued addition to any project team.   
Mike SherburneSr. Project Manager

Mike SherburneSr. Project Manager

Mike Sherburne earned his master’s degree in Architecture at Clemson University and joined ThemeWorks in 2017.  He has served as project manager for ThemeWorks on numerous projects including Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Hotel, Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind Roller Coaster and many others.
Ben RehderWood Shop Supervisor

Ben RehderWood Shop Supervisor

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Rebecca MacLeodGraphics Manager

Rebecca MacLeodGraphics Manager

Rebecca began her career as a Production and Graphic Designer after obtaining a B.A. in Art Studio from Coastal Carolina University. With 15 years of experience in her field, Rebecca has worked on numerous projects that showcase her skills and her drive: The Hard Rock Theme Park, Busch Gardens Williamsburg Sesame, Archbold Biological Station, and Disneyland Shanghai Fantasyland Signage, amongst others. She credits her success to her unique sense of self-awareness, critical thinking skills, and dedication to continuous growth. Her favorite things about working in the themed entertainment industry are the ability to work with other talented individuals on an array of exciting projects and the opportunity to see a project through from conception to creation.

Kevin AllardArt Director

Kevin AllardArt Director

Kevin has been a part of the ThemeWorks team since 1997.  Kevin’s roots are in sculpture, but he is also an illustrator, model maker, and scenic artist.  Over the last 25 years, Kevin has built a diverse portfolio of work that can be found in museums and attractions throughout the United States and around the World.  As Art Director, Kevin now spends much of his time working with the next generation of talented scenic artists helping them hone their talent and master their craft.  
Wayn UtmanProduction Manager

Wayn UtmanProduction Manager

A world class fabricator, Wayn has over twenty-five years of experience in the exhibit industry. His dedication to craftsmanship and quality is evident in all of our projects. He has the proven ability to overcome difficult production challenges and maintain aggressive project schedules. Since joining ThemeWorks as Production manager in 1997, Wayn has played an instrumental role in nearly every single ThemeWorks project. 
Ryan KremserVice President, Project Development

Ryan KremserVice President, Project Development

Ryan Kremser combines an exceptional eye for quality with a commitment to client satisfaction, extensive knowledge of methods and materials, and 20 years of industry experience. Since joining ThemeWorks in 2001, he served as Project Manager for ThemeWorks on the Ponce Inlet Marine Science Center, the Price Freedom Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the National Museum of the Marine Corps as well as many others. Among the projects that he has served as Project Executive for are the National Museum of the United States Army, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. 
Mike VasseurVice President, Project Development

Mike VasseurVice President, Project Development

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Michael McGriffEstimating Manager

Michael McGriffEstimating Manager

Mike leads the estimating team during preconstruction planning for ThemeWorks projects. Mike's seasoned approach in analyzing creative and technical designs at any stage, from concept through schematic, produces estimates that are thoroughly detailed and anchored in proven fabrication approaches.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Masters in Construction Management, from the University of Florida.

Mike has broad experience in the theming and international construction industries. His integrated team approach to the art and science of preconstruction management helps create seamless transitions from estimation to realization.

The trials and tribulations of our startup years shaped the foundation of who we are today. These early lessons and values were imprinted to our company's DNA and sowed the seeds for future success.

At the same time we're creating these unique experiences, we're also building something just as exciting... ... A deep and talented team!

At the same time we're creating these unique experiences, we're also building something just as exciting...

...And grow we do, creating environments for: SeaWorld Orlando, Universal's Islands of Adventure, Cabela's, and several others in quick succession.

We purchase the building we've been leasing for a year- an old tobacco auction warehouse. It's large interior area, the size of a football field, allows us plenty of room to grow...

We're selected to create the Brookfield Zoo's Living Coast exhibit- The world's largest urethane rockwork project and a great challenge for our fledgling team.

Our first project! We created the faux limestone main entrance signs for the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana.

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Our first project! We created the faux limestone main entrance signs for the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana.

We're selected to create the Brookfield Zoo's Living Coast exhibit- The world's largest urethane rockwork project and a great challenge for our fledgling team.

We purchase the building we've been leasing for a year- an old tobacco auction warehouse. It's large interior area, the size of a football field, allows us plenty of room to grow...

...And grow we do, creating environments for: SeaWorld Orlando, Universal's Islands of Adventure, Cabela's, and several others in quick succession.

... A deep and talented team!

At the same time we're creating these unique experiences, we're also building something just as exciting...

The trials and tribulations of our startup years shaped the foundation of who we are today. These early lessons and values were imprinted to our company's DNA and sowed the seeds for future success.