NIAGARA FALLS, NY – Seneca Gaming Corporation announced that Monique Sebastian, an executive with more 20 years of entertainment leadership experience in gaming, has joined the company as Executive Director of Entertainment.
Sebastian will oversee the live entertainment schedule for Seneca Gaming Corporation, including artist bookings and performances in the Seneca Niagara Event Center and the Bear’s Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, and the Seneca Allegany Event Center at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, along with outdoor performances at both resorts. In addition, Sebastian will enhance the properties’ entertainment offerings through new experiences and events.
“Monique is an inspiring, creative and innovative thinker, who will help elevate our overall entertainment offerings and experience to a new level,” said Melissa Free, Seneca Gaming Corporation’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We have world-class resorts that attract world-class talent. With Monique’s energy, vision and proven experience, we are excited to maximize our offerings and to stand apart as the preeminent live entertainment destinations in our region.”
A member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Sebastian was most recently Vice President of Entertainment and Entertainment Marketing at Foxwoods Resort Casino. She oversaw all aspects of entertainment operations, including artist bookings, marketing strategies, calendar management, and ticket operations for all shows and venues. Under her management, Foxwoods booked many high-profile acts and produced several groundbreaking music festivals. Sebastian spent 20 years at Foxwoods, holding several leadership positions in the Entertainment Department over that time.
“I am delighted to be joining the incredible team at Seneca Gaming Corporation,” said Sebastian. “I am eager to elevate and achieve a dynamic and diverse entertainment program that brings together A-list performers and performances with cutting-edge concepts to deliver unforgettable experiences for our guests.”