Kennywood’s general manager steps down after 40 years

Kennywood’s general manager steps down from his role

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Kennywood’s general manager, Jerome Gibas, has stepped down from his role after 40 years.

John Reilly, Palace Entertainment chief operating officer, gave the following statement about Gibas:

“We would like to thank Jerome for his more than 40 years of commitment to providing the finest in family fun and entertainment at Kennywood and its sister park, Idlewild & SoakZone. Jerome’s service and leadership during his time at each park are greatly valued. We wish him the best going forward.”

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Palace Entertainment Vice President of Theme Parks Rick Stammel will serve as interim general manager while park leaders search for a replacement.

No details were given on why Gibas decided to step down.

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