Mohegan promotes Nelson Parker to Chief Strategy Officer

Nelson Parker
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Mohegan has promoted Nelson Parker to the position of Chief Strategy Officer to assist with the growth of the operator.

Previously Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Parker has been with Mohegan since 2022, but will now be responsible for identifying, assessing and executing growth opportunities and strategic new ventures for the company.

The operator stated that Parker will play a key role in growth and capital planning, “initiating and vetting growth opportunities and collaborating across all functional areas to ensure successful implementation”, in addition to working alongside its executive team to align long-term goals with strategic initiatives.

Ray Pineault, President and CEO of Mohegan, stated: “Nelson has vast experience and a proven track record in strategic development and growth within the gaming and hospitality sectors. 

“His skills will be invaluable as we continue to expand our footprint globally and explore new opportunities.”

Before joining Mohegan, Parker worked for Driftwood Capital as a Managing Director, but he also has experience in the gaming industry.

He previously worked for PENN Entertainment as SVP of Corporate Development, Hard Rock International as SVP of Hotel & Casino Development, Foxwoods Resort Casino as VP of Development and Argosy Gaming as Corporate Director of Development.

Parker said on his promotion: “I am honoured to be a part of Mohegan’s executive leadership team and contribute to the company’s dynamic growth and strategic vision. 

“Leveraging my experience in the gaming and hospitality sectors, I look forward to identifying new opportunities and driving initiatives that will enhance our offerings and expand our global footprint.”