President & CEO, Santo Gaming LLC
30-year veteran of the gaming industry with a focus on day-to-day casino and hotel operations, turn-around projects, and mergers and acquisitions.
Senior Vice President of Operations, Products and Services for Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., responsible for the company’s domestic and international operations, including food and beverage, lodging and retail businesses.
Senior Vice President of Western and Mid-South Regions for Caesars Entertainment Inc., overseeing 13 properties, prior to its acquisition by Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., in 2005, negotiated and closed the sale of 5 Hotel Casinos.
President of Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, the Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Hilton, the Reno Hilton (now the Grand Sierra Resort) and the Flamingo Reno.
Service on the boards of Las Vegas Events, the Culinary Training Academy of Las Vegas, UNLV Harrah Hotel College Alumni Association, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority.
1998 Hotelier of the Year by the Nevada Hotel Motel Association.