Rhonda Carano Named Senior Vice President of Design and Development
and Suzanne Trout to Serve as Senior Vice President Marketing and Advertising
Reno, Nev. (April 15, 2016) – Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) (“Eldorado” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Rhonda Carano as Senior Vice President of Design and Development and the addition of new corporate team member, Suzanne Trout, as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising.
Rhonda Carano, who most recently served as Eldorado Resorts’ Senior Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services, brings 40 years of gaming industry experience — including oversight of Eldorado’s many interior and exterior facility enhancements — to her new role at the Company. As Senior Vice President of Design and Development, she will be responsible for managing and developing the creative vision for Eldorado Resorts’ interior projects, renovations, design schemes and cutting-edge hospitality concepts to be implemented across all properties.
Suzanne Trout joins the Eldorado Resorts corporate team from Rush Street Gaming, where she served as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer. Bringing over 30 years of marketing experience in 15 gaming jurisdictions to her new role as Eldorado’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising, she will be responsible for overseeing the Company’s brand development, advertising and marketing initiatives to support the company’s growth. Ms. Trout has also served as Regional Vice President of Marketing for Harrah’s Entertainment.
Commenting on the appointments, Gary Carano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eldorado said, “I am confident these executive appointments will further position Eldorado as an industry leader and drive future growth, as both Rhonda and Suzanne boast accomplished track records of success in design and marketing in the gaming and leisure industries. As an Eldorado colleague for 40 years, Rhonda’s insight and deep understanding of the Company’s history, brand vision and high quality design concepts will allow us to continue to build our reputation as a pioneering gaming entertainment company with a deep commitment to guest satisfaction in every facet of our gaming, F&B and lodging operations. In addition, Suzanne’s extensive marketing experience and passion for our industry will support our efforts to ensure that our properties are the most attractive entertainment and hospitality option in their respective markets. In addition, with our recent growth and expanded scale, Suzanne will oversee the implementation of our company-wide loyalty program, details of which will be announced later this year.”