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Arthur H. Hertz

Chief Executive Officer

Miami Seaquarium

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Miami Seaquarium

4400 Rickenbacker Cswy

Key Biscayne, Florida,33149

United States

Company Description

Miami Seaquarium® is a family-oriented marine-life park open to the public 365 days a year that provides visitors with a greater understanding and appreciation for marine life through shows, presentations and marine-life exhibits. Miami Seaquarium® is an accre...more

Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Target Corporation


Deceased

Deceased


Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Wometco Enterprises Inc


Affiliations

The Education Fund Inc

Advisory Board Member


UM's

Trustees


Diabetes Research Institute

Board Member


Phi Kappa Phi

Member


Miami Parking Authority

Board Member


Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Board Member


South Dade YMCA

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Member


CSTV

Trustee


College Sports Online , Inc.

Trustee


Miami Off-Street Parking Board

Member


Jackson Memorial Foundation

Board Member


Florida Commission on Tourism

Vice Chairman


Iron Arrow

Member


Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Trustee Member


Jackson Health System

Onetime Board Member


University of Miami Hospital

Board of Governors, Chairman


Education

BA degree

University of Miami


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Member Biography

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Arthur Hertz
Arthur H. Hertz is Chairman, CEO and a controlling shareholder of Wometco Enterprises, Inc., a private company that owns Marine Exhibition Corporation, the owner/operator of the Miami Seaquarium and Wometco de Puerto Rico, Inc., the franchisee for Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin Donuts for Puerto Rico. Today it owns and operates 34 Baskin-Robbins Stores, 14 Baskin Robbins/Dunkin Donuts combo stores and 2 Dunkin Donuts stores. Mr. Hertz joined the former Wometco Enterprises, Inc. in 1956 as an accountant, was appointed to controller in 1960, elected Vice President in 1964, promoted to Senior Vice President then elected to Director in 1971. He was elected Executive Vice President and Treasurer in 1981 and COO in 1983. When Wometco Enterprises, Inc. was purchased in April 1984 by a group of private investors headed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., he was elected Executive Vice President, COO, and a Director of WEI Enterprises Corporation, one of the successor companies. In addition, he was elected Executive Vice President and a Director of Wometco Broadcasting Company, Inc., the other successor company. During his career with Wometco Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Hertz also served as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of Wometco Cable TV, Inc., a subsidiary, which began operations in 1973 and went public in 1981. It was purchased as part of the KKR buyout in 1984, and Mr. Hertz continued to oversee the financial operations of the cable company. Wometco Cable TV, Inc., was the 22nd-largest multiple-system cable operator in the nation, with over 300,000 subscribers. In June 1985, Mr. Hertz and another WEI officer, Michael S. Brown, led a management buyout of WEI Enterprises' entertainment and vending operations and named the new company WOM Enterprises, Inc. (now Wometco Enterprises, Inc.). At that time the company operated two movie theater chains with 83 screens in South and Central Florida and 27 screens in Puerto Rico; Wometco vending companies, a $100 million contract food service and vending operation in Florida, North and South Carolina; the Miami Seaquarium; and a group of Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors in Puerto Rico. Mr. Hertz graduated cum laude with a BA degree from the University of Miami in 1955. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma, both scholastic honor fraternities; Omicron Delta Kappa, national honorary leadership fraternity; and Iron Arrow, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a University of Miami graduate. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Florida. Mr. Hertz is also an active real estate investor. He is Chairman of the Board of Theater Realty, Inc. (landlord for two commercial properties in South Florida), and Sawgrass Investment Corp. (a retail shopping center in West Broward County, Florida). Mr. Hertz serves on numerous community professional organizations and foundations including: Mr. Hertz has previously served on the following organizations:


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Arthur H. Hertz
Biography: Arthur H. Hertz is Chairman, CEO and a controlling shareholder of Wometco Enterprises, Inc., a private company that owns Marine Exhibition Corporation, the owner/operator of the Miami Seaquarium and Wometco de Puerto Rico, Inc., the franchisee for Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin Donuts for Puerto Rico. Today it owns and operates 34 Baskin-Robbins Stores, 14 Baskin Robbins/Dunkin Donuts combo stores and 2 Dunkin Donuts stores. Mr. Hertz joined the former Wometco Enterprises, Inc. in 1956 as an accountant, was appointed to controller in 1960, elected Vice President in 1964, promoted to Senior Vice President then elected to Director in 1971. He was elected Executive Vice President and Treasurer in 1981 and COO in 1983. When Wometco Enterprises, Inc. was purchased in April 1984 by a group of private investors headed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., he was elected Executive Vice President, COO, and a Director of WEI Enterprises Corporation, one of the successor companies. In addition, he was elected Executive Vice President and a Director of Wometco Broadcasting Company, Inc., the other successor company. During his career with Wometco Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Hertz also served as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of Wometco Cable TV, Inc., a subsidiary, which began operations in 1973 and went public in 1981. It was purchased as part of the KKR buyout in 1984, and Mr. Hertz continued to oversee the financial operations of the cable company. Wometco Cable TV, Inc., was the 22nd-largest multiple-system cable operator in the nation, with over 300,000 subscribers. In June 1985, Mr. Hertz and another WEI officer, Michael S. Brown, led a management buyout of WEI Enterprises' entertainment and vending operations and named the new company WOM Enterprises, Inc. (now Wometco Enterprises, Inc.). At that time the company operated two movie theater chains with 83 screens in South and Central Florida and 27 screens in Puerto Rico; Wometco vending companies, a $100 million contract food service and vending operation in Florida, North and South Carolina; the Miami Seaquarium; and a group of Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlors in Puerto Rico. Mr. Hertz graduated cum laude with a BA degree from the University of Miami in 1955. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma, both scholastic honor fraternities; Omicron Delta Kappa, national honorary leadership fraternity; and Iron Arrow, the highest honor that can be bestowed on a University of Miami graduate. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Florida. Mr. Hertz is also an active real estate investor. He is Chairman of the Board of Theater Realty, Inc. (landlord for two commercial properties in South Florida), and Sawgrass Investment Corp. (a retail shopping center in West Broward County, Florida). Mr. Hertz serves on numerous community professional organizations and foundations: Mr. Hertz has previously served on the following organizations:


Tubetalk Page

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Former Wometco comptroller and current Miami Seaquarium owner Art Hertz graciously donated the facilities and staff for the event and Frank Gatto, WTVJ's Lighting Director for 17 years, generously donated the food.


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