Location: Market House, Central Street - Main Street USA, Disneyland.
When he retired after 40 years with the Walt Disney Company, Disney Legend - Orlando Ferrante was Walt Disney Imagineering's Vice President of Engineering, Design and Production.
After playing professional football for two years, with Barron Hilton's Los Angeles Chargers (1960) & San Diego Chargers (1961), Ferrante took a job with Walt Disney Imagineering in 1962. A former USC offensive lineman, Ferrante joined former USC team mates Dick Nunis and Ron Miller, as a Walt Disney Company employee.
In 1966 Ferrante established the Project Installation Coordinating Office (PICO), a Disney Imagineering department tasked with the creation and installation of new attractions. Before his retirement in 2002, Ferrante was involved with Imagineering projects at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo DisneySea and the Disney Cruise Line.