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Michelle McKinney Frymire

Michelle McKinney Frymire, Director

Michelle McKinney Frymire was appointed to Cedar Fair’s board of directors in 2022 and serves as a member on both the Audit Committee and the People, Culture & Compensation Committee.

Ms. Frymire has extensive executive-level and financial experience with both public and private companies. She served as CEO of CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel), a leader in travel management technology, from May 2021 to May 2022, when she steered the company through the pandemic, driving the company’s global strategy and overseeing significant investment in the company’s product and technology platforms. Prior to serving as the CEO, Frymire served as president and CFO, in charge of global business strategy and transformation.

Prior to joining CWT, Frymire was CFO for U.S. Risk Insurance Group, LLC, a privately owned specialty lines underwriting manager and wholesale broker, from 2017 to 2019. From 2015 to 2017, she served as CFO for Service King Collision Repair Centers. From 2009 to 2015, Frymire served in a variety of roles for The Service Master Companies, Inc., most recently as vice president, Corporate FP&A and Strategy, as well as CFO for TruGreen from 2009 to 2013. From 2005 to 2009, Frymire was CFO, Vacation Ownership for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. From 1998 to 2005, Frymire served in a variety of roles for Delta Air Lines, Inc., including vice president of Finance, Marketing, International, Network and Technology. From 1994 to 1998, she was managing director, Financial Planning, Analysis and Systems for Continental Airlines. Lastly, from 1991 to 1994, Frymire was senior financial analyst, FP&A with American Airlines Group, Inc.

Ms. Frymire serves as board director and member of the Audit and Nominating & Governance Committee of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc., a NYSE-listed REIT. She also serves as board director for Sonder, a NASDAQ-listed hospitality business, where she sits on both the Audit Committee and Nominating, Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Committee. Frymire received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Austin College and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

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Director since 2022