Nelson Parker Appointed Chief Strategy Officer for Mohegan

UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan has promoted Nelson Parker to the company’s Chief Strategy Officer. Parker was previously SVP of Strategic Development for Mohegan. In this new role, Parker is responsible for identifying, assessing and executing growth opportunities and strategic new ventures for the company.

“Nelson has vast experience and a proven track record in strategic development and growth within the gaming and hospitality sectors,” said Ray Pineault, President and CEO of Mohegan. “His skills will be invaluable as we continue to expand our footprint globally and explore new opportunities.”

Before joining Mohegan in 2022, Parker served as a Managing Director at Driftwood Capital, a private equity fund focused on hospitality investments. Parker brings to Mohegan extensive experience in the gaming industry, having previously served as SVP of Corporate Development at Penn National Gaming, SVP of Hotel & Casino Development at Hard Rock International, VP of Development at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and Corporate Director of Development at Argosy Gaming.

Under his new position, Parker plays a critical role in future growth and capital planning, initiating and vetting growth opportunities and collaborating across all functional areas to ensure successful implementation. He will work closely with the executive team to align strategic initiatives with Mohegan’s long-term goals and vision.

“I am honored to be a part of Mohegan’s executive leadership team and contribute to the company’s dynamic growth and strategic vision,” said Parker. “Leveraging my experience in the gaming and hospitality sectors, I look forward to identifying new opportunities and driving initiatives that will enhance our offerings and expand our global footprint.”