Position: President, Parks and Resorts

Scott Socha
Scott Socha serves as president of Delaware North’s parks and resorts business, a role based at the company’s global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y.
As president of Delaware North’s parks and resorts business, Socha provides strategic direction and ensures that short- and long-term plans are in place to drive business and enhance the company’s destination proprieties. The parks and resorts subsidiary provides hospitality services at state and national parks, historic attractions and Delaware North-owned resorts such as the award-winning Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite and Sea Crest Beach Hotel on Cape Cod.
Prior to being appointed to his current role in April 2017, Socha served as a Delaware North vice president and the company’s treasurer. As treasurer, he oversaw Delaware North’s financial planning and analysis, treasury and risk management groups. He was responsible for the worldwide debt and cash-management activities specific to business operations, capital projects and acquisitions. He has managed relationships with external capital providers throughout the world.
Socha began his career with Delaware North in 1999. Through the years, he has held various high-level positions in finance, including manager of financial planning and analysis. He has also spent a considerable amount of time with Delaware North’s parks and resorts business as vice president of finance and vice president of business development. He also oversaw GreenPath, Delaware North’s proprietary environmental management program.
Socha has an MBA in finance from the University at Buffalo and graduated from St. John Fisher College near Rochester, N.Y., with an undergraduate degree in business, concentrating in international business and finance.
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