Laura Kerbyson – Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer
Laura Kerbyson will serve as the park’s Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer and has been the businesswoman and developer working with the financing firm.
She was instrumental in developing through completion of the Hard Rock Theme Park in South Carolina and is a respected theme park developer, businesswoman, web designer, artist, and animator. Hard Rock Park was in the last two theme parks built in the U.S. Laura was the original animator and web developer for the park serving directly under the CCO and CEO. After many years of planning, it had the unfortunate timing of opening during the collapse of the U.S. economy in 2007-2008. The park however, opened to widespread critical acclaim.
Laura currently owns a series of companies – Carolina Web Development, Florida Web Development and Laura Kerbyson – a design company. Her companies create high end web sites, software kiosks, print and marketing collateral, designer merchandise, and design work for real estate and yachts. Laura spent a number of years working with real estate design work.
Laura has a M.S. and a B.S. from Ohio University where she graduated with a 4.0 GPA and attended on a full scholarship. She was a full-time computer science, graphics and design professor for nine years as well as a university department head for two campuses of a major university.
Carolina Web Development and Florida Web Development have been hired to create and launch many companies. She has over 25 years of experience including corporate positions in marketing. Her education and backgrounds include computer science, graphics, telecommunications, business and communications. She began her career in marketing for a GE subsidiary company.
Laura has residences in New Orleans, LA and Palm Beach county, FL.