Daniel R. Lee
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Daniel R. Lee joined our Board, and he was appointed as our President and Chief Executive Officer, in November 2014. Mr. Lee was the Managing Partner of Creative Casinos from September 2010 through December 2014. He was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment from 2002 to 2009. In the 1990s, he was Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Sr. Vice President of Finance and Development at Mirage Resorts, reporting to Mirage CEO Steve Wynn. During the 1980s, Mr. Lee was a securities analyst for Drexel Burnham Lambert and CS First Boston, specializing in the lodging and gaming industries. He serves as an independent director of Associated Capital. Mr. Lee previously served as an independent director of LICT Corporation. While working as a securities analyst, he was a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Lee earned his M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. degree in Hotel Administration, both from Cornell University. The Board believes that Mr. Lee is qualified to serve as a Director due to his experience and knowledge in the gaming, lodging and securities industries.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
Lewis A. Fanger was appointed as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on January 30, 2015, subject to normal and customary state licensing requirements. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fanger served from June 2013 through February 2015 as a Vice President of Wynn Resorts, Limited, a leading owner and operator of resort casinos and a member of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 indexes. At Wynn, Mr. Fanger oversaw the investor relations functions for both its NASDAQ- and Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed stocks and assisted with the company’s development efforts, including in Asia. From August 2011 to June 2013, Mr. Fanger was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Creative Casinos, LLC, the original developer of the recently opened Golden Nugget resort casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mr. Fanger also served from July 2003 to August 2011 at Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. in various capacities, including as Vice President of Finance, where he oversaw the treasury and investor relations functions of the company. Prior to that, Mr. Fanger worked as an equity research associate in the gaming group at Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York. Mr. Fanger earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in business administration, both from Stanford University.
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager - Silver Slipper Casino & Hotel
Mr. Ferrucci began his career at Harrah’s Atlantic City as a table games dealer, working his way up to a casino credit executive. He subsequently served as casino manager for Lucayan Beach Resort and Casino in the Bahamas before moving to Mississippi, where he opened both the Grand Casino in Gulfport and the Grand Casino in Biloxi. In 1996, Mr. Ferrucci became the general manager of the New Palace Casino in Biloxi before returning to the Northeast to help develop and open a Native American casino. In 2000, Mr. Ferrucci became Vice President and General Manager of Casino Magic Biloxi, which was the first casino hotel in Mississippi to receive the AAA Four-Diamond Service Award. In 2004, Mr. Ferrucci joined the development team for the Company’s Silver Slipper property, where he worked with architects, engineers and designers to help develop and open the property, including the subsequent addition of a 129-guestroom hotel in 2015. Mr. Ferrucci is a graduate of Trenton State College in New Jersey, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and a Master of Education degree.
Senior Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel, and Compliance Officer
Elaine L. Guidroz was appointed as our Secretary in December 2012. She has served as our General Counsel since January 2013. Prior to serving as General Counsel, Ms. Guidroz has served as Associate General Counsel since February 2012. Ms. Guidroz began her gaming career in 2004 where she served as In-House Counsel to Grand Victoria Casino & Resort, owned and managed by Hyatt Gaming Management, Inc. From 2006 through 2011, Ms. Guidroz served as General Counsel and Compliance Officer to Grand Victoria Casino & Resort. Prior to joining Grand Victoria, Ms. Guidroz was in private practice in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she focused primarily on insurance defense matters. Ms. Guidroz received her Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), magna cum laude , from Indiana University McKinney School of Law. Ms. Guidroz also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Xavier University Williams College of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Ms. Guidroz is admitted to practice law in the states of Indiana and Kentucky.
Alex J. Stolyar
Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Alex Stolyar was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer in May 2015. Prior to joining Full House Resorts, Mr. Stolyar served as a Managing Director with Union Gaming Group, where he advised clients on all aspects of gaming development, including market feasibility, strategy, and project financing. Prior to joining Union in 2014, Mr. Stolyar spent four years as Vice President, Corporate Development for Penn National Gaming, Inc. Prior to Penn, he spent seven years in corporate development with Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., including three years as Vice President. With both Penn and Pinnacle, Mr. Stolyar was actively involved in identifying, pursuing and leading new casino developments across the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Stolyar earned his BS from The Ohio State University and his MBA from Stanford University.