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Fostering Tomorrow’s Casino Leaders

Next Level Casino Careers is a dedicated resource hub providing support, events and thought leadership to aspiring casino and hospitality professionals. Powered by Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel, NLCC looks to help you take your casino career to the next level by tapping into industry leaders to provide insights on today’s gaming and hospitality needs, trends and future outlooks.

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Peter Arceo - GM of Yaamava

Peter Arceo

General Manager of Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Hector Fernandez - CEO of Aristocrat Gaming

Hector Fernandez

CEO of Aristocrat Gaming

Corey Norkin - SVP of Global Partnerships, LA Dodgers

Corey Norkin

SVP of Global Partnerships, LA Dodgers

Afsi Bird- VP of Hotel Operations for Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Afsi Bird

VP of Hotel Operations for Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel

Bo Bernhard - VP of Economic Development at UNLV

Bo Bernhard

VP of Economic Development at UNLV

Jan Jones Blackhurst - Former Mayor of Las Vegas

Jan Jones Blackhurst

Former Mayor of Las Vegas

Andrew Parnell - President of LaneTerralever

Andrew Parnell

President of LaneTerralever

Tracee Nalewak- Giraldo - Chief Growth Officer at UrVenue

Tracee Nalewak

Giraldo - Chief Growth Officer at UrVenue

Laura Fernandez - VP head of Industry | Travel & Gambling for SXM Media

Laura Fernandez

VP Head of Industry | Travel & Gambling for SXM Media

Matt Wilson - CEO of Gaming at Scientific Games

Matt Wilson

CEO of Gaming at Scientific Games

Jennifer Lodge - SVP Forbes Travel Guide, The Americas

Jennifer Lodge

SVP Forbes Travel Guide, The Americas

Alexis Ginas - President of iHeart Media, Los Angeles

Alexis Ginas

President of iHeart Media, Los Angeles

Bill Pedigo - Chief Commercial Officer at ocV!BE

Bill Pedigo

Chief Commercial Officer at ocV!BE

Toni Pepper - Chief Information Technology Officer at San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

Toni Pepper

Chief Information Technology Officer at San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

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Industry advice right from the source. From marketing to sales to retail and more, we sit down with today’s leaders so you can learn for tomorrow.

Consumer Trends

In a constantly changing world it is important to pivot and adapt. Hear from leaders who will provide strategic insight on what is changing in consumer behavior and how you can be prepared.

Lessons In Leadership

Hear this diverse panel uncover lessons learned throughout their expansive careers and how you can apply these powerful stories to your career.

Hector Fernandez | CEO of Aristocrat

In this episode, Hector CEO of Aristocrat, shares his thoughts on the evolution of the slot gaming experience, his career journey, lessons growing up, unique partnerships, opportunities that can grow your business and much more!

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Next Level Podcast

Episode 1

Peter Arceo
Yaamava' Resort & Casino General Manager

Join us as Peter Arceo gives insight to the casino industry for anyone from beginners to seasoned professionals.

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