Cedar Fair welcomes Michelle Frymire and Jennifer Mason to its Board of Directors

– USA, OH –  Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks, and immersive entertainment, today announced the appointment of Michelle Frymire and Jennifer Mason to its Board of Directors effective Oct. 1, 2022.

“I am delighted to welcome Michelle McKinney Frymire and Jennifer Mason to the Company’s board,” said Board Chairman, Dan Hanrahan. “Combined, Michelle and Jennifer bring to Cedar Fair more than 40 years of executive leadership and senior management experience in the travel, leisure, and hospitality industries. Their broad-based experience in leading global organizations of scale, including their knowledge and experience in the areas of strategic planning, finance, marketing, and risk management, will be a welcome addition to Cedar Fair. I’m confident each will bring a fresh perspective to the Board that will only strengthen our ability to support the Company’s management team in driving future growth and creating value for our unitholders.”

About Michelle McKinney Frymire

Ms. Frymire has extensive executive-level and financial experience with both public and private companies. She served as CEO of CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel), a leader in travel management technology, from May 2021 to May 2022, when she steered the company through the pandemic, driving the company’s global strategy and overseeing significant investment in the company’s product and technology platforms. Before serving as the CEO, Frymire served as president and CFO, in charge of global business strategy and transformation. Before joining CWT, Frymire was CFO for U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, a privately owned specialty lines underwriting manager and wholesale broker, from 2017 to 2019. From 2015 to 2017, she served as CFO for Service King Collision Repair Centers. From 2009 to 2015, Frymire served in a variety of roles for The Service Master Companies, Inc., most recently as VP, of Corporate FP&,A  and Strategy, as well as CFO for TruGreen from 2009 to 2013. From 2005 to 2009, Frymire was CFO, of Vacation Ownership for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. From 1998 to 2005, Frymire served in a variety of roles for Delta Air Lines, Inc., including VP of Finance, Marketing, International, Network, and Technology. From 1994 to 1998, she was managing director, of Financial Planning, Analysis, and Systems for Continental Airlines. Lastly, from 1991 to 1994, Frymire was senior financial analyst, FP&A with American Airlines Group, Inc.

Ms. Frymire serves as a board director and member of the Audit and Nominating & Governance Committee of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc., an NYSE-listed REIT. She also serves as a board director for Sonder, a NASDAQ-listed hospitality business, where she sits on the Audit Committee and Nominating, Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Committee.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Austin College and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

About Jennifer Mason

Ms. Mason is a global officer, treasurer, and risk manager at Marriott International, the world’s largest hospitality company with 30 brands and 8,000+ properties in 139 countries. In her role at Marriott, she oversees global capital markets and hotel financing, financial strategy and capital allocation, financial risk management, and global capital transactions and treasury services. She is responsible for the company’s risk management function including insurance, claims, business continuity, and global safety and security. Before her current role, Mason was CFO for the U.S. & Canada division where she led financial management responsible for the P&L, budgeting, forecasting, cash management, internal controls, asset management, and feasibility. Since 1992, Mason has held several leadership positions at Marriott, including SVP of IT Business Partnership & Planning, as well as SVP, of Sales & Marketing Planning Support. In her first 16 years with Marriott, Mason held several positions of increasing responsibility in Internal Audit, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Lodging Finance, and Business Development. She was regional director for the Mid-Atlantic region and VP, Finance Business Partner for sales and marketing, before serving in her SVP roles.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

About Cedar Fair

Cedar Fair, L.P., one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world, is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio. Focused on its mission to make people happy by providing fun, immersive, and memorable experiences, the Company owns and operates 13 properties, consisting of 11 amusement parks, four separately gated outdoor water parks, and resort accommodations totaling more than 2,300 rooms and more than 600 luxury RV sites. Cedar Fair’s parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Texas, and Toronto, Ontario.

For more information: https://www.cedarfair.com/

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