CONTACT: Jeffrey Mona
American Resort Management
President and Principal
814-833-2631 ext. 100


American Resort Management Named Receiver for
Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort & Indoor Waterpark in Utica, IL

Erie, PA – March 7, 2017 – American Resort Management, LLC was named as Receiver for Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort & Indoor Waterpark by the Illinois Circuit Court. In addition, American Resort Management, LLC will function as the full-time management company, overseeing the day-to-day operations and sales and marketing efforts of the resort.

American Resort Management, LLC President and Principal Jeffrey Mona says of the appointment “We look forward to working together with the Illinois Circuit Court to bring improvements to the asset during this transition, while also increasing the resort’s financial performance and setting the stage for success at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort for many years to come.”

Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort & Indoor Waterpark is located directly across from Starved Rock State Park in Utica, IL. Grand Bear Resort features a wide variety of comfortable accommodations in a Northwood’s setting, including Lodge Suites, Spacious Villas, and Luxury Cabins. The resort is home to Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark with 24,000 square feet of aquatic fun, including play zones, slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river. Additional Grand Bear Resort features a number of dining options, including Jack’s Place Restaurant & Bar, the Honey Pot sweet shop, the Grizzly Bean Café coffee shop, along with the Wave Café in the waterpark. The resort offers a variety of activities for kids and families as well as on-site fun at the Cave Arcade and Canyon Creek Mini Golf. The Resort is also home to the Grand Bear Banquet & Conference Center, the ideal location for destination weddings and receptions, banquets, meetings, conferences, and retreats. Reservations are available for groups and events by calling the Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort sales team at 815-667-7253, or by email at


ABOUT AMERICAN RESORT MANAGEMENT, LLC: American Resort Management, LLC is a rapidly growing full service national hospitality management & hotel development company with several new hotels under development. American Resort Management, LLC’s concentration is on the development and the long-term management of select and full service hotels, indoor water park resorts, outdoor water parks, family entertainment centers and franchised & independent restaurant concepts, in addition to providing receivership services. American Resort Management, LLC achieves positive results from a “hands-on” management style that focuses on the guest experience. Driven by success, company’s focus is on providing excellence at every level resulting in measurably higher returns. We operate our projects to the highest standards in the hospitality industry.

American Resort Management, LLC is an approved operator of facilities featuring brands from industry leaders such as; Hyatt House and Hyatt Place, Starwood, Hilton, IHG and various other franchise and independent flags and resorts.