MGM National Harbor Appoints Team to Hotel Operations and Marketing
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (September 8, 2016) – MGM National Harbor, the world-class casino resort in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is pleased to announce that it has appointed teams to lead its facilities, hotel operations, brand and retail marketing, as well as communications efforts. MGM National Harbor welcomes Patrick Fisher as Executive Director of Hotel Operations and Sarah Moore as Executive Director of Brand Marketing and Retail.
“We are proud of the team we’ve assembled to lead MGM National Harbor,” said Bill Boasberg, General Manager of MGM National Harbor. “We were able to tap both into the local talent pool as well as across the industry to identify the best team to successfully guide our casino resort through the grand opening and beyond.”
Patrick Fisher is Executive Director of Hotel Operations for MGM National Harbor. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of hotel operations including guest services, call center, housekeeping, spa and salon, fitness center, pool, reservations and more. Prior to joining MGM National Harbor, Mr. Fisher served as Director of Rooms at the AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. He has also served as Director of Housekeeping at Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans where we was named “Leader of the Year” in 2013. During his tenure as Front Office Manager at Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta-Buckhead, Fisher was part of a team that won two Ritz-Carlton Cobalt Awards for Best Practices within the brand, as recognized by the corporate office. Mr. Fisher also has been recognized in Hotel Management Magazine’s Class of 2014 as a “Top 30 Under 30 Worldwide”.
Sarah Moore is Executive Director of Brand Marketing and Retail. In this role, she is responsible for the development and execution of strategic marketing plans and overall brand management, as well as oversight of the resort’s retail program. She leads the integration of traditional and digital advertising mediums, email, direct mail and brand marketing events to drive occupancy. Prior to joining MGM National Harbor, Moore served as Director of Brand Management for MGM Resorts International, providing strategic direction and support to ARIA, Vdara, Luxor, Excalibur, MGM National Harbor, and MGM Springfield. She previously served as Director of Sustainable Operations, where she helped to advance the Company’s Green Advantage brand, a program dedicated to educating employees about sustainable practices both in the workplace and at home.
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About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor has an unrivaled setting offering stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort, which opened December 8, 2016, sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington's Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. For more information and reservations, visit mgmnationalharbor.com
About MGM Rresorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort and Casino. MGM Resorts is a FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Company. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
Statements in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. MGM National Harbor has based these statements on management’s current expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. Examples of these statements include statements regarding the contemplated design of the guest rooms and amenities at MGM National Harbor and the expected opening date of the casino resort. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements, including effects of economic and market conditions, competition with other destination travel locations throughout the United States and the world, and the design, timing and costs of the projects and risks relating to permits, licenses, financings, approvals and other contingencies and additional risks and uncertainties described in the MGM Resorts International Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K reports (including all amendments to those reports) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In providing forward-looking statements, MGM National Harbor is not undertaking any duty or obligation to update these statements publicly as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.