Donny is a registered architect and graduate of the University of Kentucky bringing over 30 years of design, build and fabricating experience to Weber Group. As firm principal and co-founder, Mr. Weber infuses his knowledge in conventional design as well as “experiential” environments.
Donny’s projects include but aren’t limited to: outdoor and indoor waterparks, amusement parks, museums and hotels. He served as Principal Architect and Project Manager for hundreds of projects throughout the U.S. and abroad. His portfolio includes award-winning hotel and waterpark facilities in Texas, Washington, Kentucky and Georgia plus theme park projects across the U.S.A.
Donny has received worldwide recognition for his ability to make architecture “entertaining and delightful” from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA). He’s also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Donny is a frequent lecturer on how themed environments can enhance the guest experience and bring profitability and success to the establishment.
Chief Marketing Officer
Max Weber is a 2nd generation Weber at the firm and is currently a Partner + Business Development Director. Max has been professionally involved with the company since 2002, rising from the ranks of front line staff, estimating assistant, on-site supervisor to project manager. His experience spans both traditional and specialty construction lines of Weber’s business.
He is the leader of the Business Development and Marketing team. In his current role as Business Development Director, he will use his practical experience to advise clients why Weber Group is the company they should choose to work with for their upcoming projects in themed entertainment industry and traditional construction. His responsibility as a Partner include managing the growth of the company and the direction of the business as Weber Group moves forward next-gen.
Max’s most notable projects to date include:
H20 OBX Outdoor Waterpark
Design Build services for all food service, restroom and equipment buildings at the H20 OBX Waterpark in Outer Banks, NC.
Camelback Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Design build services for the original themed brand experience at Camelback Resort, Aquatopia – voted #1 Indoor Waterpark in the USA & one of the best resorts in the Poconos.
SeaWorld San Diego Explorers Reef
Design build services for the all rockwork, textured fiberglass coral shelf canopies with embedded audio visual components and theme painting.
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Design build services for the 4D Theater Façade with ticket building, new food service building and wave pool restroom building expansion in Zoombezi Bay.
El Dorado Playscape
Weber Group designed, fabricated and built this Playscape. It contains two acres of state of the art playground equipment selected for the evolving play styles of different ages. Children can enjoy slides, ropes, tunnels, ladders, a giant razorback slide, a zip line, and splash pad.
Max has a degree in Finance from the University of Kentucky.
CHIEF CREATIVE COMPASS
Adam McIntyre is our Chief Creative Compass who is leading the charge for Weber Group on where the company is headed in the future but providing legacy guidance to the company along the way. Adam has been with Weber Group since 1999. His experience with the company and his leadership skills are why Adam is currently transitioning into the role of next
generation partners to own Weber Group.
Adam is a licensed architect, who leads a gold-star team of artists with an immeasurable myriad of experience. Under Adam’s leadership, he and his team direct a broad range of fabrication and installation techniques from CNC cutting, welding, sculpture, murals and innovative carpentry.
He is thoroughly experienced in every stage of the intricate and multifaceted design process; from storyboards and conceptual art to detailing and specifications for some of the industry’s most notable clients. Adam is our leading creative mind and master story-teller with decades of experience in the entertainment industry.
Entertainment Industry Notable Clients:
• Merlin Entertainments
• Great Wolf Resorts
• Herschend Family Entertainment
Adam has a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design, Architecture from Miami University.
Chief Theming Officer
Jim holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Louisville and had his first solo exhibition in Louisville in 1997. Jim has subsequently gone on to show regularly in cities from Detroit, Michigan to Dublin, Ireland. In 2000 he was awarded an internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy and invited to return the following year to work at the internationally renowned Venice Biennale Exhibition, American Pavilion. In 2004 he studied at the Chautauqua School of Art and returned the following year as an administrator.
He has held positions at several galleries and museums including the Speed Art Museum and the Kentucky Derby Museum, and the Filson Historical Society doing special exhibits construction and fabrication, mount making, curation and installation.
Jim’s professional background also includes 16 years of experience in residential and commercial construction and remodeling as a site supervisor and project manager on projects from small scale remodeling to large scale additions and new home construction. This combined artistic background, construction experience, and natural leadership abilities allows Jim to oversee the Weber Shop and manage production.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER + CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Paul serves as Weber Group’s current COO and CFO. He is responsible for the oversight of financial performance and day to day operations of the company. Paul provides years of experience in process and procedure improvement, and utilizes it to efficiently streamline and further enhance the operating performance of the company. With his financial expertise, Paul will help ensure Weber Group continues providing superior quality at the most competitive price for every client.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with bachelor degrees in both Finance and Management. Paul comes to Weber Group after a 25 years tenure in the financial services industry, serving as the CFO for various
securities brokers and dealers. Prior to his career in financial services, Paul served as Director of Front Office Operations for a major US hospitality company.
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION
Dan supervises our labor force of project managers working in both traditional construction and themed entertainment. He leads the charge with construction and fabrication estimates, develops project schedules to accommodate client timelines, assigns and directs project managers, manages client and company relations for each venture and personally oversees the successful completion of all projects with a gold standard of excellence and repeated client satisfaction.
Dan’s work can be found across the country and abroad in zoos, aquariums, museums, botanical gardens, family entertainment centers, resorts, waterparks and theme parks. His projects also include multi-family developments nationwide. With more than 30 years of experience in construction, specialty fabrication and themed entertainment, Weber Group, Inc. highly values the knowledge and experience Dan provides.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION
David Nofsinger will work alongside Dan Shehan the Director of Construction to handle management of our growing traditional construction projects that include mixed-use buildings, multi-family housing, senior living facilities, tenant fitouts, retail centers and commercial office building developments.
Nofsinger has been a part of the Weber team since 2008. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Architecture and Transylvania University.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Kathryn could be described as someone who has never met a stranger. Her friendly nature and ability to put others at ease makes her the poster-woman for career satisfaction and community involvement. As a Business Development and Marketing professional, her formula for success is strategic and contagious.
She has led solution-based strategies and championed growth of companies for 15 years. Her experience in healthcare, banking, data center/IT and the construction industries makes her a valuable partner to the clients she serves. She has been groomed to be a visionary and a doer that translates into success for both her clients and the companies she works for.
She has a MBA from Bellarmine University, a BS in Statistics from Eastern Kentucky University and is certified in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Her marketing experience has also offered her opportunity to learn newsletter and website applications. She embraces technology and is not afraid to use it.
In her free time, she serves her community fundraising for Team in Training for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Kentucky and Southern Indiana and running.
DIRECTOR OF INTERACTIVE PLAY
Anthony has had a passion for designing and building things since childhood. He would often create unique ‘Games and Toys’ to entertain friends in the neighborhood. Taking raw materials and turning them into something everyone can enjoy was and still is the ultimate reward for his efforts. Fast forward to spring 1996, he ran into and old friend and jumped at the chance to get into the Entertainment Industry. Now, 22 years in, and he still feels like he’s just getting started. He continues to approach every project like it’s going to be the best one ever! He’s been told the excitement and enthusiasm he puts into his work is refreshing and infectious.
Anthony has a 2-year engineering degree from SUNY Delhi and worked in the residential building trades over 12 years as a carpenter / contractor. He started working with SCS Interactive, Inc. in 1996 in their new Dry Play Division (The Foam Factory). When SCS was sold to Koala Corp. in 2000, he left and founded Funtraptions, Inc. He quickly became known as an innovator in the Water Park Industry and was among the first to use Stainless-Steel in his water features. He’s also designed many interactive exhibits and displays for Children’s Museums and Theme Parks throughout the US and internationally. For a short time, Anthony worked for a waterslide company in the central US where he redesigned their play structures and features to improve, safety, quality and value.
By the Fall of 2013, he decided to move on and started Design2Play, LLC. a Design/Consulting company. D2P has several product lines that cover a wide range of features within the Waterpark, Museum Industry. Anthony and the Weber Group have crossed paths many times over the last 18 years since first working together at Six Flags- Geauga Lake on a ‘Larger Than Life’ SCS project. He’s enjoyed collaborating on projects and working directly with many of the Weber Team over the years. Anthony is very excited about becoming part of the great Weber Team and he can’t wait to get started.
DIRECTOR OF Business Development Waterplay + Signage
We understand visual solutions can offer brand differentiation and enhanced image for our clients. With a wide array of mediums ranging from LED Signs to graphics. Let Weber help you customize – the design, manufacture, installation, and service of both your indoor and outdoor signage.
Key Accounts include:
Krispy Kreme Donuts
Steak n Shake
The Cordish Group
Wayne Supply / Caterpillar
APS Air Group
Papa John Pizza
The YUM! Center
And many more…..
Brad has been part of the Weber team since 2013 and is one of our most talented artists. He studied studio art with a focus in drawing at the University of Louisville, and after decades of experience as a painter, sculptor, and mural artist, Brad has mastered an impressive spectrum of styles, techniques and finishes.
Brad is exceptionally gifted artist and leader. His work can be seen in venues across the country. In his tenure with Weber Group, Brad has developed and mastered a variety of faux realism techniques through his work in the entertainment industry. These finishes range from abstract to ultra-realistic, depending on the nature of the project.
Brad is also well-versed in the language of his craft and his industry, so he finds great ease communicating his vision, methods and approach to his crew and our clients. Weber Group highly values the skill, expertise and experience Brad brings to every project, and we are proud to have him on our team.
Damon comes to Weber Group with two decades of experience in graphic design, themed entertainment design and artistic skills of many kinds. For the past 12 years, he has helped create large scale consumer events for theme parks, zoos and cultural institutions across the country. He is skilled at creating comprehensive design packages, including branding and marketing materials, schematics for scenic elements, ground plans, conceptual renderings and signage for holiday events and family attractions of all kinds.
Damon has worked with a number of I.P. Brands to bring them to life through
experiential activations such as Anheuser Busch, Jack Daniels, Coca-Cola,
Sesame Street, Rudolph, and his work can be seen across the country at
places like Great Wolf Lodge, Six Flags Parks, Busch Gardens, Sea World
Parks and more.
“I can say for certain that I have found my calling in the world of themed
entertainment, creating immersive environments and defining spaces for
attractions, walkthroughs and mazes is really what drives me creatively and is a huge life long passion of mine.”
- DAN ADAMPROJECT MANAGER
- MEGAN ALDRIDGECONTROLLER
- MIKE BAYLESTHEMING ESTIMATOR
- KATHRYN BELL-BYRNE PROJECT MANAGER
- RICKY BERGPROJECT MANAGER
- EMILY BEYERLE CO-OP ARTIST
- DAVID BIBELHAUSERFABRICATION SUPERVISOR
- LAURA BLANDOFFICE MANAGER
- BILLY BOYDTECHNICAL DESIGN MANAGER
- JOSEPH BRITTOFIBERGLASS
- ROBERT BRITTOCARPENTER
- GREG BYTNARPROJECT MANAGER
- MELISA COBYARTIST/INSTALLER
- PHOEBE CONRADFIBERGLASS TECHNICIAN
- TARYN DAY ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
- PAUL DOIRON SUPERINTENDENT
- JEFF DORMEIERSUPERINTENDENT
- CRIS DOTSON SUPERINTENDENT
- COBY DOUCET SUPERINTENDENT
- JAMES DURHAMSUPERINTENDENT
- DAVID DRWILAFABRICATION DETAILER
- SHAWN DUNNLEAD PAINTER
- CORY ELMOREARTIST/INSTALLER
- SUSAN EMERY RECEPTIONIST/C-SUITE ADMINISTRATOR
- SAMANTHA ENGLE CO-OP ARTIST
- WILLIAM EVANSCARPENTER
- JON FETTKETHERSUPERINTENDENT
- KENNETH FOLEYRIDE INSTALLATION SUPERINTENDENT
- JOHN FORDPROJECT MANAGER
- MICHAEL FORDASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
- CHASE FORRESTERSHOP MANAGER
- BRENT GLASSSIGN SHOP
- JOHN GORDONPROJECT ENGINEER
- LEE HAMMER THEMING PROJECT MANAGER
- AMANDA HOBACKARTIST
- JERRY HODGEMODEL SPECIALIST
- KEVIN HODGES SERVICE TECH
- JOSH HUFFDIRECTOR OF SIGNAGE
- CARL JACKSONSUPERINTENDENT
- JEROME JACOBIPROJECT MANAGER
- MICHAEL JARBOECARPENTER
- NATHAN JENKINSSIGN SHOP
- RYAN JONESDESIGN OFFICE MANAGER
- BURCUM KEETONARCHITECTURAL PROJECT MANAGER
- CRAIG KEOWN TECHNICAL SHOP FABRICATOR
- SAM KLINEFELTERPROJECT ENGINEER
- CODY LAWSON CARPENTER
- CHARLENE LEFEBVREPROJECT ACCOUNTANT
- BRUCE LIEBERT SCENIC/TECHNICAL ARTIST
- STEVE LIEBERT THEMING PROJECT MANAGER
- BRUCE LERUD SUPERINTENDENT
- JEFF MARTINCNC OPERATOR
- GIL MARTINEZROCKWORK SUPERINTENDENT
- RON MATTINGLYFIBERGLASS SUPERVISOR
- CAMILA MAYORGACREATIVE DESIGNER
- MEGAN MCLELANDACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST
- LAUREN MILLERPART TIME ARTIST
- CAITLIN MORTONARTIST/INSTALLER
- MIKE NASHSUPERINTENDENT
- DAVE NORRISART DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR
- JASON PATESUPERINTENDENT
- THOMAS PEEL SUPERINTENDENT
- AMY PENDERTHEMING PROJECT COORDINATOR
- RICK PURTLEBAUGHSIGN SHOP
- CHRIS RIPPYCNC PROGRAMMER/OPERATOR
- TRISTAN RIPPYCNC OPERATOR
- KEITH ROGERSPROJECT MANAGER
- JASON ROSSPROJECT MANAGER
- DAN RUDYKPROJECT MANAGER
- RUSTY RUSTADSENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
- SAM SANDERSPROJECT MANAGER
- CORY SCHNIEDERSESTIMATOR
- JOHN SIEBOLDTFACILITIES MANAGER
- DAVID SMITHSUPERINTENDENT
- JOE SMITHASSISTANT SITE SUPERVISOR
- REBECCA SMITHPRODUCTION MANAGER
- JOHN SMITHER LABORER
- ASHLI STATEARTIST
- PATRICIA STEINBERGFIBERGLASS
- PATSY SZOFERACCOUNTS PAYABLE
- DAVID THOMASSUPERINTENDENT
- BETH TOURNEY-SHELTON HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR
- MATTHEW THRASHER CARPENTER
- MIKE VANHOOSEPROJECT MANAGER
- JIM WALTERSIGN OPERATIONS MANAGER
- NICK WILEYCREATIVE DESIGNER
- HERB WILLIAMSSUPERINTENDENT
- BRIGID WITZKETHEMING PROJECT MANAGER
- KRISTIN ZIMMERMANARTIST