DeCourcy Graham has been promoted to COO, Robin Nedza to CFO,and Court Cardinal has been named regional president
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – Olympia Gaming announces the team that will oversee the development and operations of Legends Bay Casino in Sparks, Nevada. DeCourcy Graham, chief operating officer, Robin Nedza, chief financial officer, and Court Cardinal, regional president are all experienced leaders in the gaming industry.
With this foundational team in place, Casino Fandango and Legends Bay Casino are well-positioned to lead the future growth of the gaming industry in northern Nevada.
● DeCourcy Graham, chief operating officer, will be responsible for managing and developing Legends Bay Casino, as well as all of Olympia Gaming’s existing and future projects. Graham has worked for Olympia Companies for 17 years as its chief marketing & development officer. Prior to joining Olympia Companies, Graham served in various executive roles in the hospitality industry including MGM Resorts and Las Vegas Sands. Graham was instrumental in the acquisition of the Legends Bay Casino site in 2007 and has spearheaded the master planning and development of both the casino and two adjacent hotel projects.
● Robin Nedza, the chief financial officer will be focused on implementing best financial practices at Legends Bay Casino and Casino Fandango. Nedza has spent the last 20 years with Olympia Companies. Additionally, Nedza served as an assurance manager with Arthur Anderson, LLP, working with clients in gaming and hospitality, real estate and development, technology, and utility industries. As a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Financial Executives International, Nedza continues to stay connected and keep up with evolving trends in the industry.
● Court Cardinal, president, and general manager at Casino Fandango have been named regional president leading both northern Nevada properties, Casino Fandango and Legends Bay Casino. In this role, Cardinal will oversee all property operations and day-to-day management. A Reno native, Cardinal began his career in the gaming industry after graduating from the University of Nevada Reno. In his 30-year career, he has opened two casinos from the ground up as well as contributing to the growth of casino remodels and expansions. Cardinal has been an integral part of the northern Nevada gaming landscape and has served on the board of IGOC (Independent Gaming Operators Coalition).
“We are fortunate to have an executive leadership team of this caliber to lead Olympia Gaming,” said Garry Goett, Chairman and CEO of Olympia Companies. “Building upon the success of Casino Fandango, our team is excited to bring this new destination to the City of Sparks. The property will offer exciting gaming, dining, and entertainment options unlike anything in northern Nevada.”
About Olympia Gaming
Olympia Gaming is the gaming development division of Olympia Companies whose subsidiaries and related entities include Casino Fandango in Carson City and Legends Bay Casino in Sparks opening in summer 2022. Voted the best casino in Carson City year after year, Casino Fandango features a wide variety of gaming, dining, and entertainment venues. The new Legends Bay Casino will build upon this success with the latest slots and table games, a state-of-the-art sportsbook, several original dining and bar concepts, as well as seamless access to the open-air shopping and dining at the Outlets at Legends and the adjacent Sparks Marina. In addition through its affiliated companies, Olympia owns the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Carson City and co-owns the Hampton Inn and Suites, and Residence Inn hotels in Sparks. For more information, visit www.OlympiaGaming.com.
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