Jester FEC is the team behind Malibu Jack's Indoor Theme Parks. The parks are all indoors with attractions such as go karts, bowling, laser tag, motion simulators, virtual reality, coaster rides, drop zones, bumper cars, kid's play zones, arcade games, and more!
Meet The Team
Terry Hatton, President
Terry and his brothers are co-founders of Malibu Jack’s and co-owners of Jester FEC. Terry is integral in finding and selecting new locations for indoor theme parks. He is an athlete, actor, radio personality, entrepreneur, and a storyteller. He’s best known for his stature as an international ticket broker and for founding Malibu Jack’s Indoor Theme Parks. Terry received his BS in Telecommunications in 1989 from the University of Kentucky.
Steve Hatton, Vice President
Steve has been instrumental in developing and operating Malibu Jack’s locations across the country. His passion is to provide a clean, safe, and fun environment at every indoor theme park so his customers to have fun and create lifelong memories. Prior to Malibu Jack's he owned a travel agency and operated the Kentucky Basketball Academy. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky.
Jeff Hatton, Owner
Jeff is the eldest of the three Malibu Jack’s founding brothers. He has owned and operated numerous businesses in the retail, travel, and healthcare fields. He is an integral part of the initial site review and layout discussions. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in International Marketing from Brigham Young University.
David Hasler, CEO
David Hasler was the founder of Breakthrough Solutions Consulting. He also held leadership roles in prominent companies such as Walmart, Procter & Gamble and Limited Brands. He has experience in consumer products, retail and restaurant industries including roles in manufacturing, R&D, brand management, investor relations, corporate finance and treasury. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Kentucky and a Master in Business Administration from Xavier University.
Noelia Deaton, Corporate Controller
Noelia has worn many hats for Malibu Jack's and the Jester team. She’s experienced in overseeing the accounting team, acquisitions, maintaining vendor relations, and managing multiple companies. She handles the company’s financial health, benefits, investor relations, risk management, notary work, or company creation and development. Noelia studied Sociology and Public Health at Brigham Young University-Idaho.
John Gullion, Senior Director of Park Operations
John Gullion has 23 years of executive experience as a General Manager / Regional Director in the Sports & Family Entertainment industry. Prior to joining the team, John led a team of general managers, venue staff, and their sports, family entertainment, and events venues to operational success as the Regional Director of Sports Venues for The Sports Facilities Companies. John earned his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville.