Creative Hospitality, Safety Training & Auditing for the Amusement Industry

Who We Are

About Creative Operational Concepts

Creative Operational Concepts is a hospitality and safety consulting company that has existed for 10 plus years. Our clients include amusement & recreation venues such as amusement parks, water parks, casinos, cruise lines, carnivals, and health facilities, hospitality facilities like hotels, resorts, and restaurants, and shopping venues for malls and specific retailers.

Meet Today's Team

Patty Beazley-CEO & CFO, Founder & Consultant

Nashville, TN

Patty Beazley, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, has over 34 years of operational experience including the areas of operational ride safety, customer service, education facilitation, leadership training and human resource functions. Patty began her career at Opryland USA Theme Park in Nashville, Tennessee as a front line employee. At Opryland’s closing in 1997, Patty was the Director of Operations. Patty then took on the responsibility of General Manager at Nashville Shores Water Park. In 2002, Patty and business partner, Cindee Huddy, established the company When Pigs Fly.

Patty graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology. A former full time secondary and post secondary instructor and guidance counselor, Patty continues to teach as an adjunct faculty member for Nashville State Community College. Even though this post secondary instructor is licensed to teach in a Tennessee classroom, she is best teaching kids of all ages around the United States. Patty is the education chairperson and Safety Seminar Director of Amusement Industry Manufacturer and Suppliers (AIMS.) She is also an active member of International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the World Waterpark Association (WWA.) Patty was awarded the Harold Chance Award for Best Seminar Presentation at the AIMS Safety Seminar in 2004; Antonio Zamperla Safety Award in 2005; and best presentation award in 2005 at the World Waterpark Association seminar.

Cindee Huddy-COO, Founder and Consultant

Henderson, NV

Cindee Huddy is a consultant with 24 years of service experience including the areas of safety, operations, training, customer service and employee development. She began her career at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas and worked her way up the management ladder at Opryland USA in Nashville, Tennessee, Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas and MGM Grand Adventures in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cindee has been a consultant for the past 14 years and has served over 60 clients worldwide.

Cindee graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration. She is a member of ASTM International, Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers (AIMS), International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) and an active member of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.

She won both the Antonio Zamperla Award for her commitment to operations safety in the industry and Best Presenter Award from AIMS. She also has been featured in Funworld magazine in February 2007. In addition, she has published works in several industry publications.

Cindee is a recent graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol located in Atlanta, Georgia and teaches etiquette classes to both children and adults.

She resides in Henderson, Nevada located just outside Las Vegas with her husband, Billy and their furry children, Smokey (dog) and Izzy (cat).



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