Mohegan Announces Executive Leadership Promotions

Mohegan Executive promotions 12_2023
L-R: Joffre Wells, Kelly Leung, and Kelly Sullivan.

UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan has announced Joffre Wells as VP of Capital Markets, Investor Relations and Corporate Treasurer. Kelly Leung and Kelly Sullivan, whose time with Mohegan stretches 10-plus years, have also been promoted to the Mohegan leadership team.

“We are so thrilled to have Joffre Wells join our team as his leadership and financial expertise are a perfect fit for our organization, especially as we continue to grow as a premier operator of integrated entertainment resorts,” said Ray Pineault, President & CEO of Mohegan. “Kelly Sullivan and Kelly Leung are also exemplary team members at Mohegan and their respective promotions are well deserved. Our leadership at Mohegan is as strong as ever as we head into 2024 where we’ll meet new challenges and evolve our brand further.”

As VP of Capital Markets, Investor Relations and Corporate Treasurer, Joffre will help steer Mohegan’s capital planning while further strengthening investor and banking relationships. The role also allows Joffre to use his knowledge to support strategic projects in accounting, financial planning and analysis and team member development. Prior to joining Mohegan, Joffre was a Global Macro Trader for Brandywine Global in Philadelphia, PA. Earlier in his career, he also served as Global Rates Trader – Vice President, for BlackRock out of New York, NY. 

Kelly Leung, who now takes on an elevated role for Mohegan as Senior Vice President of International Marketing, has been part of the Asian marketing efforts at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. As Sr. VP of International Marketing, Leung will remain involved in those key marketing initiatives at Mohegan Sun, while expanding his responsibilities and expertise to Mohegan’s international portfolio, which includes Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara in Niagara Falls, Ontario and now Mohegan Inspire Entertainment Resort in Incheon, South Korea. Leung has more than 27 years of experience in the entertainment and gaming industry, beginning his career as an Executive Host with Foxwoods before serving as an Executive Director at Caesars and Harrah’s properties Las Vegas. Leung began his career at Mohegan Sun in 2006 as VP of Player Development of Asian Marketing.

Kelly Sullivan also has been a part of Mohegan since 2013, first serving as Director of Career and Leadership Development for the Mohegan Tribe where she helped implement programs that support key performance indicators, and ensured alignment of offered programs in accordance with strategic business goals for all Mohegan entities. Sullivan was hired by Mohegan in 2016 where she took on the title of Director of Global Human Resources and Development. She was promoted to Director of Global People Operations for Mohegan in 2019, and it was at this time where she also took on an international assignment for Mohegan in spearheading the development and execution of a comprehensive HR strategy for Mohegan Inspire while living in South Korea.

In her role as VP of People Operations, Sullivan will oversee and lead the Corporate People Operations team for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, engagement, performance management and other high-level internal business operations for Mohegan.