Mark Arie. Mark started working with his dad, John Arie, Sr. at Fun ‘N Wheels in 1983 when he was 10 years old. He attended Heritage Preparatory High School and was a part of the basketball team that won the National Championship, his senior year he attended Valley Forge Military Academy where he later went on to Valencia Community College before returning to the family business. Mark worked at the original Fun Spot in Myrtle Beach and Virginia Beach, then later at the Orlando and Kissimmee locations. Mark has worked in every aspect of park operations throughout his career as he continued to grow professionally and personally from the experiences. Mark’s strong understanding and knowledge in construction, maintenance, and operations has given Mark that cutting edge needed for a strong foundation for his role at Fun Spot America as our Chief Operating Officer.