Industry Update
Appointment21 July 2021

Cathy Beeding

Joined Cordish Gaming Group as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Cathy Beeding

The Cordish Companies today announced two key executive hires to Cordish Gaming Group, the gaming division of the Company. CATHY BEEDING joins the team as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.  

As Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Ms. Beeding is responsible for all legal, regulatory and compliance affairs, including oversight of all Live! Casino & Hotel properties in Maryland and Pennsylvania, along with igaming and sports betting initiatives. She will also work closely with The Cordish Companies corporate development team on new projects.

Ms. Beeding joins Howard Weinstein, who has served as General Counsel for the company since 2012. Mr. Weinstein, who has announced his intent to retire in 2024, will work to ensure the smooth transition of all legal matters.

Prior to joining Cordish Gaming Group, Ms. Beeding served as Vice President, Senior Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer at Churchill Downs Incorporated in Louisville, KY, where she was responsible for overseeing and managing compliance across the company's casinos, racinos, racetracks and interactive verticals, including the company's online ADW, interactive sports books and interactive casinos. Previously, Ms. Beeding worked for Gulfside Casino Partnership in Gulfport, MS, for 18 years where she handled all legal affairs for three privately owned casinos, the Island View Casino Resort, Copa Casino - Rick's Place and Copa Casino in Gulfport, MS.

During her tenure, she held roles of Vice President and General Counsel for the Island View Casino Resort and Copa Casino - Rick's Place and General Counsel for Copa Casino. Ms. Beeding holds gaming licenses in several jurisdictions and is a member of the Mississippi Bar. She also has a certification in ICGIP Gaming Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

The Cordish Companies

The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Coworking Spaces; Entertainment Districts; Gaming; Hotels; International Development; Private Equity; Residential; Restaurants; and Sports-Anchored Developments.
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