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CASINO RESORTS

Caesars Entertainment/Harrah’s Entertainment

Scott Barber, Regional President

Ricky Busey, VP of HR & Business Development

Greg Hinton, VP & AGM

Melonie Johnson, VP Casino Operations

Valerie Morris, VP Sales Communications & Community Affairs

Steve Pairolero, Regional VP, Food and Beverage

Michael Pendergast, VP Hotel Operations

Joe Schatz, VP Marketing, Central Division

Richard Skinner Jr., VP Finance, Administration, and Regulatory

Jason Duchene, Regional Director, Casino Marketing

Kristi Miller, Regional Manager, Events and Entertainment

Pam Richardson, Regional Director, Cage Cashiering

Carolina Stebbins, Regional Manager, Retail

JD Hill, Director, Casino Operations - Harrah's

Kevin Munn, Director, Casino Operations - Horseshoe/Roadhouse

Ray Lunsford, Shift Manager, Casino Operations - Horseshoe

Amadou Sanghott, Shift Manager, Casino Operations - Roadhouse

Gary Burrus, Director of Human Resources and Customer Satisfaction

Matt Perkins, Director of Marketing, Grand Casinos

Monika Fuess, Hotel Manager - Horseshoe/Roadhouse

Marka Radich, Supervisor, Events and Entertainment

Loretta Snipes, Manager, Village Square Buffet

Kevin Bowie, Regional Recruiter

Angelic Gardner, Regional Recruiter

Nathaniel Miller, Employee Relations Manager

Tamika Bonds, Employee Relations Specialist

Stephanie Talley, Continuous Improvement

Jessica Rifanburg, Management Trainee

 

Hard Rock Casino Hotel, Biloxi, MS

Duncan McKenzie, President/GM

Todd Raziano, Sr. VP/CFO

Karl Bulot, Sr. VP Non-Gaming Operations

Bob Callaway, Sr. VP/General Counsel

Joe Farruggio, Sr. VP of Gaming Operations

Justin Hill, Director of Player Development

Maria Johnson, Director of Human Resources

Alan Larkin, Director of Table Games

Vince Lentini, VP of Marketing

Peter Morgan, VP of F&B/Hotel Operations

Ali Odom, Special Events Manager

Dwight Savell, Director of  Security

Gavin Schmidt, Director of Finance

Robyn Smith, Director of Entertainment

Alicia Stokes, Director of Surveillance

Rob Weir, Director of IT

 

IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi,MS

Jon Lucas, President

Pete Burns, VP of Finance

Shelley Chennault, Sr. Manager of Planning & Analysis

Michelle Chevalier, Manager: Planning & Analysis

Nicole Duccini, Training & Development Manager

Herb Gee, Director of Table Games

Jimalene Guarino, Hotel Yield Manager

Beth Holland, Training Coordinator

Tammy Howell, Director of Employment

Lori Kraus, Financial Analyst

Earl LaGrazie, Asst F&B Supervisor

Nancy Lewandrowski, Director of Advertising

Kurt Lind, Director of F & B

Connie Mackay, Vice President of Human Resources

Sabrina Martin, Associate Relations Specialist

Tris Mills, Director of Finance

Stephen Morgan, Vice President of F & B

Chris Poplin, Executive Chef

Melissa Radovich, Director of Marketing

Brad Rhines, Vice President for Marketing and Player Development

Elaine Stevens, Public Relations

Tim Widas, Director of Surveillance

Robert Williams, Director of Slot Operations

 

Island View Casino Resort, Gulfport,MS

Rick Carter, Owner

Lindsey Inman, CEO

John Bakley, VP of Finance

Tim Boccaleri, VP of Information Technology

Rich Chase, Director of Hotel Ops

David Crabtree, Executive Chef

Mark Garofalo, Letter Shop Manager

James Guay, Director of Marketing

Steve Hendricks, VP of Casino Operations

Peter Kourkounis, Director of Human Resources

Ed Layton, VP of F&B/Hotel Operations

Jennifer Lee, Advertising and Promotions

Rick Quinn, Vice President

Missy Ramon, Direct Mail Manager

Rich Randall, Director of Customer Relations

Jeff Scrimsher, Director of Data Base Marketing and Analysis

Stacy Thompson, F&B Coordinator

Emily Vaughn, Manager of Media Placement

Daphne Williams, Training Manager

 

Isle of Capri Casino, Biloxi, MS

Kim Goetz, Senior VP of Marketing

Stephanie McKay, Director of Marketing

Rick Miller, Director of Hotel Operations

Karla Petty, F&B Manager

Doug Shipley, CEO and GM

Rich Westfall, Director of Community Development

Jennifer Wine, Admin Asst, Hospitality Operations

 

MGM Resorts International-Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

George P. Corchis Jr., President & COO

Rogena Barnes, VP of Human Resources

Michelle Chatham, Employee Relations Specialist

Sean Cronin, Assistant Manager of Coast and Memphis Q

Greg DiVincent, Casino Marketing Manager

Glenn Ellis, Casino Controller

Stephanie Williams-Fountain, Human Resources Training Manager

Jenna Gibson, Training Coordinator

Rick Hatt, Safety Manager

Tim Ilsley, Senior Internal Auditor

Kim Mangin, Spa Manager

Warren Mason, VP of Casino Operations & VP of Table Games

Andrew Messina, Banquet Captain & Manager

Anne Mockler, Director of Surveillance

Eric Newton, Executive Director of Security

Amy Olier, Human Resource Compensation Specialist

Ryan  Ross,  Regional VP of Marketing, Mississippi Operations, MGM Resorts International

Ashleigh Selbach,  Front Office Manager

Allison Smith, Director of Human Resources

David Stinson, General Manager of Fallen Oaks Golf Course

Marie Klosowski-Twiggs, Employee Services/Benefits Manager

Anthony Del Vescovo, General Counsel

Chris Viverette, Compliance Officer

 

MGM Resorts International- Gold Strike Casino Resort

Niklas Rytterstrom, General Manager, Gold Strike

Brandon Dardeau, VP of Customer Development

Michael Mavromatis, Director of Player Development

Phil Hunter, Director of Casino Operations

Debbie Banister, Director of Food and Beverage

Craytonia Collins, Director of Hotel Operations

James McBride, Atrium Cafe Manager

Neal Rogers, Entertainment Manager

Amber Caldwell, Casino Host

Elizabeth Slade, Catering & Banquet Manager

Erica Jones, Director of HR

Jacqueline Snyder - MAP

                             

Penn National Gaming- Hollywood Casino, Bay St. Louis, MS

Chett Harrison, President

Bernadette Hanson, CFO

Chris Altese, Director of Golf Operations

Jeff Avena, Sr. Director of Gaming Operations

Trent Dang, VP Marketing, Tropicana (currently Sr. Marketing Director, Hollywood, BSL)

Brent Farnsworth, Surveillance Director

Jennifer Granger, Director of Resort Ops

Alex Hamp, MAP

Leslie Patrick, Sr. Director of HR

Rikki Tanenbaum, Sr. Director of Marketing

Troy Trettel, Director of F&B

Rashad Wilson, Director of A & P

 

Penn National Gaming- Hollywood Casino, Tunica, MS

Tony Carlucci, General Manager

Bob Davidge, Advertising Manager

Bernadette Hanson, Senior Director of Finance/Chief Financial Office

Queeta Hewitt, Human Resources

Lowell Jacobsen, Slots Operations

Holly Lemoine, Asst. Director of Marketing

Jeff Link, Table Games Operations

Jeffrey Sabree, Senior Director of Marketing

Carl Wells, Finance and Accounting Operations

Dan Swearingin, Finance

David Weaver, Casino Operations

Joe Banks, Hospitality Operations

Jeff Strang, VP of Marketing

Nadia Gates, Human Resources

Andrea Sueing, VP Human Resource

 

Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall - Tunica, MS

Toni Burns, VP/General Manager

Brett Borek, Director of Finance

Tim Lowell, Asst. Facilities Manager

Larry Pfeufer, Slot Manager

John Durr, Director of HR

Joann Jernigan, Director of Surveillance

Garry Potts, Director of Security

Demetric Johnson, Team Member Development Manager

Chris Wade, Advertising Manager

Michael Pastore, Director of Operations

Michele Thompson, Marketing Manager

John Mathis, Table Games Manager

 

Mississippi Gaming Commission

Christi Davis, Enforcement Agent

Allen Godfrey, Deputy Director (currently Executive Director, MGC)

Larry Gregory,  Executive Director* (currently Executive Director, MS Casino Operators Assn.)

Beverly Martin, Executive Director, Mississippi Casino Operators Association

Rich Randall, Director of Enforcement (currently Dir. of Customer Relations, Island View C/R)

Eddie Williams, Deputy Director

 

HOTELS AND RESORTS

The Arts Renaissance Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Michelle Chauvin Beers, Event Planning

 The Grand Hotel & Resort, Point Clear, AL

 Jay Dahlke, Resident Manager

 

Hilton, Jackson, MS

Amber Williams, Sales Manager

 

Intercontinental Hotel Group

Angela Brav, COO

 

Marriott Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

Paul Reggio, Director of Hotel Operations

 

Marriott, New Orleans, LA

Keith Schmit, Human Resources Executive

 

JW Marriott, New Orleans, LA

Sara Chatham, Guest Services Manager

Stephanie McDonald, Assistant Restaurant Manager

 

Opryland Hotel & Resort, Nashville, TN

Jennifer Livingston, Sr. Conference Services Manager

 

Pere Marquette Renaissance Hotel, New Orleans, LA

Lauren Manuel, Front Desk Manager

Ritz Carlton, New Orleans, LA

Kristen Cangiamilla, Guest Relations

Brandy Gray

Tony Lama, Corporate Labor Manager

 

Ritz Carlton, New Orleans, LA

Tony Lama, Corporate Labor Manager

Kristen Cangiamilla, Guest Relations

Brandy Gray

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Robert  Thompson, Director of Regional Marketing

                 

RESTAURANTS

Aramark

Bruce McVeagh, Director of Operations

 

Chesterfields

Brent Belsom, Restaurant Owner

 

Darden Restaurants

Christine Morath, Olive Garden Recruiter

Lou Sposato, Red Lobster Recruiter

 

Outback, Hattiesburg, MS

Wayne McQueen, Kitchen Manager

 

Restaurateur

Robert St. John, Restaurant Owner Purple Parrot Café, Mahogany Bar, Crescent City Grill, Tabella

 

TOURISM

Beam Global Spirits

Courtney Elliott, Owner

Jason Mitchell, Sales 

 

Courtney Zito Elliott & Associates

 

Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center

Kristie Fairley, Marketing Director

Rick Taylor, Executive Director

Anita Wright, Deputy Director

 

Tunica Area Professionals

Webster Franklin, President/CEO, Tunica CVB
wfranklin@tunicatravel.com

Bill Canter, Director of Marketing and Sales, Tunica CVB
bcanter@tunicatravel.com

Clifton Johnson, Tunica County Administrator
Clifton.johnson@tunicagov.com

Lyn Arnold, President/CEO, Tunica Chamber & Economic Development Foundation
larnold@tunicachamber.com