About Us

IB Parks & Entertainment is a family fun company based out of Chicago, IL that currently operates the following Classic Amusement Parks – Indiana Beach, Clementon Park & Splash World & Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World. 

At IB Parks & Entertainment, our mission is to create unforgettable destinations filled with excitement and happiness. We strive to ensure that every visitor departs with a smile and a cherished bond with their loved ones, carrying memories that will endure a lifetime. Join us for an incredible journey of adventure and lasting joy.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Gene Staples

Mr Staples has been a leader in commercial real estate and a specialized consultant to the wireless industry for over 25 years. Mr Staples has provided senior leadership and support to such company’s as Exelon Corporation, Commonwealth Edison, PECO, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and Crown Castle International. With a proven track record of success and providing a unique vision & diverse expertise, Mr Staples provides a fresh approach to the Amusement Industry and the IB Parks & Entertainment’s brand of parks. Mr Staples is an U.S. Navy Veteran, having attended Triton College, River Grove, IL and St. Leo University, Tampa, FL. 

Corporate Team

Gary Fawks, Senior Vice President of Operations

Tom Crisci, Vice President of Risk Management

Andrea Page, Vice President of Finance

Staci Crisci, Vice President of Marketing