Ms. Schaefer serves as a Chair of the Compensation Committee. She, also, serves as a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Schaefer has served as President of Two Bit Circus, Inc., a startup concept focusing on social interactions using the latest in technology and gaming, since 2017. Two Bit Circus’s first “micro amusement park” location opened in Los Angeles in 2018. It features unique arcade and midway games, an interactive theatre, storyrooms and virtual reality concepts. The company is currently in discussions for locations across the US for a
rollout starting in 2020.
Prior to Two Bit Circus, Ms. Schaefer worked with Great Wolf Resorts, Inc., which is the largest owner, operator and developer in North America of drive-to family resorts featuring indoor waterparks and other family-oriented entertainment activities, for more than 18 years, including as their Chief Operating Officer/Chief Brand Officer from 2005 to 2015 and as their Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to September 2015. She was part of the team that took the company public in 2005. As public company CEO, her primary responsibility was overseeing the daily aspects of the strategy of the brand, development and operations as well as investor and analyst presentations and communication. Ms. Schaefer was an independent board member for public company, EdR, an owner operator and developer of collegiate housing, and of her former employer, Great Wolf Resorts, which is currently owned by Centerbridge Capital Partners. Ms. Schaefer is a graduate of Edgewood College in Madison, where she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and where she previously served on the school’s Board of Trustees.