Emanuel R. Pearlman
Executive Chairman of the Board
Mr. Pearlman has served as a director since May 2010 and as Executive Chairman of the Board since June 2016. Mr. Pearlman served as the Chairman of the Board from September 2010 through May 2016. Mr. Pearlman currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Liberation Investment Group, LLC, a New York based investment management and financial consulting firm, a position he has held since January 2003. Since January 2012, he has served on the board of Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NTIP) where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee. From January 2012 through January 2013, he served on the Board of Dune Energy. From October 2006 to March 2010, Mr. Pearlman served on the board of Multimedia Games, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS:MGAM).
President/Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Eller has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2017 and as our chief operating officer from March 2017 to July 2017. Prior to joining the Company, from June 2013 to March 2017, Mr. Eller served in various executive officer positions with Genting New York LLC (“Genting NY”), which operates Resorts World Casino New York City. Mr. Eller served as Chief Financial Officer and as President of Genting NY. Concurrently with his position at Genting NY, Mr. Eller served as Senior Vice President of Development of Genting Americas Inc. (“Genting Americas”), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Malaysia Berhad, which is also the parent entity of Genting NY. From September 2012 to June 2013, Mr. Eller served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise, a wholly-owned enterprise of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which operates three casinos. From September 2007 to September 2012, Mr. Eller served as Treasurer and Executive Director of Finance of PCI Gaming Authority, a business enterprise created by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Eller served as Regional Manager, Planning and Analysis at Caesar’s Entertainment, Inc. Mr. Eller served in the United States Marine Corps from 1997 to 2004 where he attained the rank of Major. He holds an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Nanette L. Horner
Executive Vice President/Chief Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Horner was appointed to serve as the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer in August 2010 and has served as the Company’s Corporate Vice President of Legal Affairs since July 2010. In August 2011, Ms. Horner was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer and, effective July 1, 2014, she was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Horner has been involved in the gaming industry, as an attorney, since 1996. Prior to her employment with the Company, Ms. Horner worked in the Office of Chief Counsel assigned to the Bureau of Licensing of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board since July 2005. In September 2006, Ms. Horner was named the Board’s first director of the Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Council on Problem Gambling, and is a member of American Mensa and the International Masters of Gaming Law.
Jamie M. Sanko
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Sanko has served as Chief Accounting Officer since December 2017. Prior to joining the Company, from December 2014 to December 2017, Mr. Sanko served as the Chief Financial Officer of Genting Americas Inc., where he was responsible for financial oversight of operations in New York, Miami, Bimini and Las Vegas. From January 2011 to October 2014, Mr. Sanko served as the Director of Finance and as of October 2014, the Chief Financial Officer for Resorts World Casino in New York City. From July 2008 to November 2011, Mr. Sanko was the Reconciliation Manager and Trade Services Manager for DuPont Capital Management in Wilmington, Delaware. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Sanko was an audit manager and audit senior for Ernst & Young LLP, where he served as the engagement executive for various public companies as well as non-public partnerships. Mr. Sanko earned his Bachelor’s degree from LaSalle University and his MBA from Drexel University.