Leadership

Josh D'Amaro

Josh D’Amaro

President, Disneyland Resort

Josh D’Amaro is the president of the Disneyland Resort. In this role, he oversees a workforce of 30,000 cast members and is responsible for all facets of the business. He also leads the development of a $2 billion expansion of the resort that includes the much-anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – a new 15-acre themed land devoted to the Star Wars franchise.

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Stephanie W. Young

Stephanie W. Young

Senior Vice President, Operations
Disneyland Resort

Stephanie Young has held a variety of executive roles during her 26 years with The Walt Disney Company. She is a highly-committed leader who has a track record of enabling operational excellence while driving strategies that produce strong financial results. As senior vice president of Operations for the Disneyland Resort, Stephanie is responsible for leadership and integration of all aspects of the guest and cast experience across the resort, including the attractions, entertainment, retail, food and beverage, lodging and resort development teams.

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Mary Niven

Mary Niven

Senior Vice President, Experience Development and Integration
Disneyland Resort

Mary Niven is the senior vice president of Experience Development and Integration for the Disneyland Resort. In this role, she provides executive operations leadership on all resort development projects. She is also responsible for driving functional expertise and integration across the resort, and oversees the Security and Emergency Services and Resort Transportation and Parking teams.

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Kris Theiler

Kris Theiler

Vice President, Disneyland Park

Kris Theiler is the vice president of Disneyland Park. In this role, she is responsible for attractions, custodial, merchandise, entertainment and food and beverage operations.

Previously, she was vice president of Disney California Adventure Park where she led the day-to-day operations, as well as transportation and parking for the entire Disneyland Resort.

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Patrick Finnegan

Patrick Finnegan

Vice President, Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney District

As vice president of Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney District, Patrick is responsible for the attractions, entertainment, food and beverage, retail, custodial and guest services at Disney California Adventure. He also oversees resort-wide Photo Imaging services and the operations of Downtown Disney.

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Elliot Mills

Elliot Mills

Vice President, Disneyland Resort Hotels
and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Elliot Mills is the vice president, Hotel Operations for Disneyland Resort and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. In this role, Elliot oversees all operations for the Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, Calif., as well as Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i.

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