Whitney Spratt/The Blockade Runner Resort
Whitney Spratt is the Director of Sales at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach. She has been with that property for almost 4 years and was previously the Food & Beverage Outlet Manager at the Hilton in New Bern, NC before moving to Wilmington. Originally from Massachusetts, she has resided in North Carolina for the past 8 years where she has held various management positions in the hospitality field.
Linked In: www.linkedin.com/in/whitneyspratt
Will Smith/WaterPlay USA
Will Smith co-founded WaterPlay USA with his brother, Walt, in 2012 in an effort to combine their passions with the enormous opportunity that exists in travel and tourism. Prior to starting WaterPlay USA, Will & Walt operated a travel website winning an award for Best Informational and Best Overall website in a worldwide competition. In addition, Will worked in the local Wilmington area in the mortgage, finance, real estate sales and development areas from 2005 – 2009. He also had worked in Atlanta with Wells Fargo Finance and in New York with JP Morgan Chase in the finance and auditing division of the investment bank after graduating from NC State’s School of Business Management in 2003.