Mohegan Gaming appoints Nelson Parker as SVP of strategic development

Mohegan Gaming, Nelson Parker
Nelson Parker

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Nelson Parker as SVP, strategic development, to “identify and assess and execute growth opportunities and strategic new venture projects for the company.”

Parker brings experience in multi-party transactions and hotel and casino development projects.

“We are thrilled to welcome Nelson Parker to our executive team to lead the development of key projects and strategic partnerships,” said Carol Anderson, SVP and CFO of MGE

“With over 25 years of experience driving growth strategies in both gaming and non-gaming corporations, Nelson’s expertise in omni-channel global gaming markets, Native American gaming, lodging and hospitality will contribute to MGE’s continued success.”

In his new role, Parker will report directly to Anderson and play a critical role in future growth and capital planning. Parker will be responsible for initiating and vetting growth opportunities, as well as collaborating with all functional areas to complete implementation.

Parker is a gaming industry veteran having worked in executive roles at Penn National Gaming, Hard Rock International, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Argosy Gaming. 

Prior to joining MGE, he served as a managing director at Driftwood Capital, a private equity fund focused on hospitality investments.

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