ORLANDO, Fla. (May 13, 2019) – ITEC Entertainment Corporation, an industry leader of worldwide entertainment solutions, today announced that Michael Pharr has joined the company as a Senior Project Manager. With over 30 years of experience in themed entertainment, Pharr will be responsible for resource management, planning, and production for attractions and other experiential projects.
“As we continue to drive our experiential property development business, we’re excited to add another entertainment veteran to our team,” said Bill Coan, president, and CEO of ITEC Entertainment. “Michael’s impressive background in themed entertainment, as well as his business and operational expertise, will help our clients realize their vision in cost-effective and sustainable ways to drive the highest ROI.”
Pharr joins ITEC after serving in industry leadership roles where he was in charge of conceptual design and development of themed entertainment projects around the world. In those roles, he established preliminary design parameters, facility programming and cost planning and management. Additionally, he served as a chief estimator and project manager for McGillivray Consulting Group, LLC for 14 years, and was promoted to the director of their new attractions construction management (ACM) division following the company’s acquisition by The Nassal Company in 2014. Pharr also served as a project estimator for Universal Studios, where he established budget estimates for one of the $120M “islands” in Islands of Adventure.
“I’m thrilled to begin my tenure with ITEC Entertainment and work with our high-profile themed entertainment clients to develop the best guest experiences,” said Pharr. “My extensive work on diverse global attractions and theme parks will support our clients’ efforts to build custom solutions quickly and efficiently without sacrificing quality or immersion of the project.”
About ITEC Entertainment Corporation
ITEC Entertainment Corporation is a global industry leader of award-winning, entertainment solutions that ignite the dreams of hundreds of millions of people all over the world. ITEC’s culture of performance and innovation pushes the frontiers of themed entertainment design, production and technology to new heights. Founded in 1985, ITEC has delivered over 300 of the most successful and comprehensive guest experiences spanning: theme parks, rides and shows; cultural attractions; resorts and mixed-use; themed dining; entertainment centers; and themed retail. ITEC is headquartered in Orlando, Florida with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.ITEC.com.