President of Welk Resort Group
Since becoming President of Welk Resorts in 1999, Jon Fredricks, grandson of the late Lawrence Welk, has led the company to realize unprecedented growth by fostering profitable expansion projects and organic corporate development. He oversees Welk’s seven vacation/timeshare properties in: San Diego, CA; Cabo San Lucas, MX; Branson, MO; Palm Springs, CA; Breckenridge, CO; Tahoe (Truckee), CA and Kauai, HI (future project).
Jon’s leadership has guided the strategic direction of his team, setting the company on pace to achieve over $119 million in annual revenue. This includes completing over 900 shared ownership units and in various stages of planning over 1,000 additional units at our resorts in California, Missouri, Cabo San Lucas (Mexico), Tahoe, Breckenridge and Hawaii.
Prior to becoming President, Jon was the General Manager of Welk Resort Branson, Vice President of Welk Real Estate, past Board Member of the Real Estate Roundtable, past-Chairman of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Board Member for Welk Group, Inc., and Welk Hospitality Group, Inc. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of California, San Diego, graduated from Union Bank’s Commercial Lender training Program, is an American Hotel & Lodging Association Certified Hotel Administrator, and an ARDA Registered Resort Professional.