Industry Update
Appointment21 July 2021

Suzanne Trout

Named Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
At Cordish Gaming Group, USA

Suzanne Trout

The Cordish Companies today announced two key executive hires to Cordish Gaming Group, the gaming division of the Company. SUZANNE TROUT has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

As Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Ms. Trout will be responsible for the planning and execution of key marketing and brand development strategies across the Cordish Gaming portfolio.

Most recently, Ms. Trout served as Chief Marketing Officer at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT, the largest casino resort in the United States. There, she oversaw direct marketing and advertising for the entire Foxwoods campus - including four casinos, four hotels, a mall, over thirty restaurants and lounges, two spas and two golf courses, as well as online gaming and new development projects.

Previously, Ms. Trout held the positions of Senior Vice President, Marketing and Advertising at Eldorado Resorts, Inc. in Reno, NV, Chief Marketing Officer at Rush Street Gaming in Chicago, IL, and served as Senior Vice President of Marketing with Caesars Entertainment, holding several executive positions within the organization.

Before joining the team at Harrah's Entertainment, Ms. Trout spent several years at Grand Casinos Inc. in Mississippi overseeing brand development for the company's three casinos in Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS and Tunica, MS. She began her career in hotel operations at the Tropicana Resort in Atlantic City, quickly moving into marketing as the Director of Marketing in Atlantic City and later at the Tropicana Las Vegas.

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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