After 20 years of service to the Mohegan Tribe including serving as President and General Manager of the brand’s flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut, and most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Mohegan, Ray brings a wealth of legal and business knowledge with him to the CEO role.
In this role, Ray is responsible for the overall success of Mohegan where, in alignment with the Board, he will create, communicate, and execute a global vision, strategy, and direction for the company, drive the company’s culture, values, and behavior, build a high performing executive team, and allocate capital to the company’s priorities. He will also drive the operational results of all Mohegan owned and affiliated properties - through overseeing the effective development, implementation and measurement of all strategic business plans, including capital and operating budgets, marketing, technology, people, operations, development, and legal.
As CEO, Ray will ensure that each of Mohegan’s properties around the world meet or exceed operational, employee engagement, guest service, cultural, strategic and fiscal plans, while maintaining the highest standards of regulatory compliance and the tenants of Spirit of Aquai.
As the new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Carol Anderson brings a wealth of financial and legal experience to the role where she will provide strategic leadership in global capital markets, financial planning and analysis, and the development and implementation of global integrated financial and accounting practices, systems, and programs. Focusing on corporate finance and accounting, treasury operations and cash management, capital markets transactions, SEC reporting, controls, governance, and procurement, Anderson will work closely with leaders throughout the enterprise globally to create a strong foundation that supports organizational alignment, productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Anderson comes to Mohegan from Scientific Games Corporation in Las Vegas, where she served most recently as Senior Vice President – Treasury, Capital Markets and Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining Scientific Games, she worked as a Project Manager for Williams and Associates, PC; an Associate, Business Transactions and Gaming Groups at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP; an Associate, Capital Markets Department at Latham & Watkins LLP; and a Vice President, Investment Banking Division (Leveraged Finance) at Lehman Brothers. Anderson began her career as an Associate with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Anderson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School. She has also studied Central and Eastern European Culture and Politics at Univerzity Karlovy in Prague.
After more than 20 years of service to Mohegan’s flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut, and serving as the property’s Chief Marketing Officer, David Martinelli has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer for the Mohegan brand. Dave began his career with Mohegan in 1999 and was quickly promoted to Financial Planning & Analysis Manager. He worked closely with the WNBA Connecticut Sun team and Mohegan Sun Arena as Business Manager before being named Vice President of Customer Relationship Management and eventually Chief Marketing Officer. Dave graduated from Brown University with a degree in Economics. He is married to Kerry Martinelli. They have two sons, David and Danny and reside in North Kingstown, RI.
Patricia Smith joined Mohegan in 2019 as Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, responsible for creating and overseeing the execution of Mohegan’s global people strategy, propagating a work culture based on the company’s values, and driving PX (people experience - team member engagement and guest satisfaction). In her role, she oversees organizational architecture, policies, and systems focused on optimizing people-centered activities (recruiting, onboarding, compensation & benefits, people operations, performance, people and organizational development, succession, career development, change management, and corporate communications).
Smith comes to Mohegan from The Leading Hotels of the World based in NYC, where she was the Senior Vice President, Organization Development and HR for 10 years. Responsible for the employee experience in The Americas, EMEA, and APAC, she built and led teams that instituted new compensation structures, titling architectures, a learning institute, HCM, performance systems and coached top executives. Designing and presenting summits, she brought leaders together annually from 25 countries raising the bar on leadership capability.
Prior, Smith served as President of The Smith Factor, LLC where she worked with global organizations to build customer service cultures. Earlier in her career, she was the Executive Vice President, HR, at Wyndham International and held various leadership positions at The Walt Disney Company. Smith has a Master’s Degree in Career & HR Development from RIT, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Rollins College.
In his new role as COO, Madigan will report directly to Pineault and will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic competitive positioning plans, ensure marketing and operational plans drive profitability, and evaluate success in meeting organizational strategies and financial performance targets. He will also lead the general managers of Mohegan’s properties and ensure that all strategic planning is in alignment with the executive leadership group and the Mohegan Tribe.
Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Madigan served as the General Manager of the Paragon Casino and Resort. In that role, he led a very successful turnaround of the business, including tripling EBITDA, increasing team member satisfaction scores, remodeling the hotel, opening the first sportsbook in Louisiana, and establishing an extensive management training program for tribal and non-tribal team members.
Madigan also served as the Vice President of Strategic Execution and Business Development for Seneca Gaming, where he led vital initiatives involving operations and expansion. Earlier in his career, he spent two years as the Assistant General Manager for Mountaineer Casino, and a year as the President and General Manager for Casino Miami, a Silver Entertainment property.
Richard Lindsay joins the Mohegan team as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer and is responsible for overseeing, directing and managing the business development and growth opportunities for Mohegan, including identifying, negotiating and creating strategic deals both internationally and domestically. As Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Lindsay will work closely with the CEO and executive leadership to drive the company’s strategic vision of becoming world-renowned as a premier, global integrated resort and entertainment brand. Before joining the Mohegan team, Lindsay worked with John Buck Company and Kerzner International and brings decades of experience developing world-class resorts in global markets including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, New Delhi, England, Germany and Mexico.
Mark started his career with Deloitte in the Enterprise Risk Services practice. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor and he holds degrees from Stonehill College and Northeastern University. Mark transitioned into private industry (Internal Audit) in 2003 at Staples Inc. In 2008, Mark accepted a position with Altra Industrial Motion, Inc. (Global Power Transmission Manufacturing Company) as the Chief Audit Executive and then transitioned to a Chief Information Officer before joining Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Student Text Book and Digital Content Provider for K-12) in 2012 as the Vice President of Internal Audit. He has been with the Mohegan Tribe (Mohegan Sun) in Connecticut as the Chief Audit Executive since 2016.
Raymond Lin recently joins Mohegan as Chief Legal Officer to develop Mohegan’s legal and compliance strategy. With more than 25 years of experience in the legal field, Lin brings a range of valuable knowledge to this role and will be integral in planning and implementing the broad legal aspects of creating a strong business that holds itself to a higher standard of accountability for financial discipline, disclosure, legal compliance, planning and strategic direction.
In his new role, Lin will report directly to Pineault and will be responsible for advising executive management on legal matters regarding a wide range of commercial transactions, regulatory issues, international and domestic policy-making decisions, and formulating business, operational and legal strategies. He will also lead the legal, compliance and risk management teams to ensure that all current, future and strategic matters support the best interest of all of Mohegan and the Mohegan Tribe.
Prior to becoming Chief Legal Officer, Lin served as a Partner at Latham & Watkins, LLP. In that role, he served as co-head of the private equity practice group, representing clients in the industry including lenders, developers, owners and operators of gaming properties. Earlier in his career, Lin worked at Davis, Polk & Wardwell and served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Collins J. Seitz of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
George Galinsky was named Senior Vice President of Marketing Communications for Mohegan in June of 2014. Galinsky has been in marketing for the organization for over 20 years. His focus began at the flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut, and his work has expanded to include all current and future Mohegan owned, operated and managed properties. He is responsible for overseeing brand marketing strategy and execution for Mohegan Sun Connecticut, including Mohegan Sun Arena and the Shops at Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Pennsylvania, Resorts Casino Hotel, ilani Casino Resort, Mohegan Casino Las Vegas, Fallsview Casino Resort, Casino Niagara and INSPIRE in South Korea. Notably, Galinsky spear-headed and launched Mohegan Sun’s online TV series, “Back of House”, which can be viewed at backofhouse.tv. This multi-award-winning show gives guests a peek behind the curtain at the hospitality business, reinforcing the authenticity of the Mohegan Sun brand. The show follows a collection of ambitious casino team members behind the scenes and front of house as they lead and manage major grand openings, celebrity signings and appearances, special events, food preparation, headline concerts and more.
Richard Roberts brings a wealth of experience to his newly appointed role as President of Mohegan Digital. Roberts will oversee the successful operations of a best-in-class iGaming and sports betting digital experience for Mohegan, taking the brand to new heights. In his role, Roberts will work closely with the executive team to create and bring industry leading and premium IP into the digital world to Mohegan’s passionate audience of current gaming and future iGaming customers around the globe.
Roberts joins Mohegan from his most recent position as Executive Business Consultant for RSD Consulting, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations enter the U.S. sports digital media, regulated digital gaming, and eSports markets. Prior, Roberts was the CEO of FaceOff, a peer-to-peer social/skill sports gaming platform in the U.S.
In his role as Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment, Tom Cantone oversees all aspects of the entertainment offerings at Mohegan properties including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Mohegan Pennsylvania in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Additionally, he resumes similar responsibilities at all future properties acquired and/or managed by Mohegan.
Cantone previously served as Vice President of Sports & Entertainment of the flagship property in Connecticut since 2007. Prior to Mohegan Sun, Cantone held senior management marketing positions at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Sands Hotel & Casino, Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co., Hollywood Casino and various Trump properties. He brings over 25 years of experience to his new role and is a graduate of Penn State University.
Nelson Parker joins Mohegan as Senior Vice President (SVP), Strategic Development, where he is responsible to identify, assess and execute growth opportunities and strategic new venture projects for the company. Parker will have a critical role in future growth and capital planning and be responsible for initiating and vetting growth opportunities, as well as collaborating with all functional areas to complete implementation.
Parker is a gaming industry veteran having served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Penn National Gaming, Senior Vice President of Hotel & Casino Development at Hard Rock International, Vice President of Development at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and Corporate Director of Development at Argosy Gaming. Prior to joining Mohegan, he served as a Managing Director at Driftwood Capital, a private equity fund focused on hospitality investments.