Rosa J. Gutierrez and John Engelmann Join the Team at LEGOLAND New York Resort

Real Estate In-Depth | December 2018

From left; Rosa J. Guttierrez and John Engelmann

Rosa J. Gutierrez and John Engelmann are the two newest local members of the growing team at LEGOLAND New York Resort, parent company Merlin Entertainments announced recently.

Gutierrez, a financial and management professional for more than 25 years, has been named the resort’s finance director. Engelmann, with more than 20 years of experience in logistics, purchasing and supply chain management, will take the role of procurement manager. Both reside in Orange County.

Gutierrez, a resident of Goshen, was previously the CEO of the Puerto Rican Family Institute (PFRI), leading a non-profit organization with more than $50 million in contracts and grants. Prior to that, she spent more than 15 years at American International Group (AIG). In her new role, Gutierrez will oversee the finance, information technology, and logistics divisions of LEGOLAND New York Resort.

Engelmann, of Middletown, NY, previously worked at Alumil Fabrication, Hadley Products and HexArmor, where he gained experience in import and export transportation and logistics.

When it opens in spring 2020, LEGOLAND New York Resort will be the largest LEGOLAND ever built by Merlin Entertainments, with more than 50 rides, shows and attractions on 150 acres. The resort will also feature a 250-room LEGOLAND Hotel, which will be open year-round.