Posts Tagged ‘Employment’

Mohegan Sun Hires John Washko As New VP Of Convention Sales

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 18, 2017) – Mohegan Sun is excited to announce the hiring of John Washko as Vice President of Exhibitions & Conventions Sales. Washko has held previous executive level roles with Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas and The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Washko will be heavily involved with the sales and direction of the Mohegan Sun Expo Center, currently being built near the Earth Tower at Mohegan Sun.

“We’re very thrilled to have John Washko on board here at Mohegan Sun, especially with the property expanding. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership to our meetings and conventions team, which is already one of the best in the industry.” –Ray Pineault, President and General Manager of Mohegan Sun.

Washko has also held important roles in sales, marketing, group sales and hospitality in his 20+ year career in the resort industry. In addition to his previous roles with Atlantis and The Broadmoor, Washko was VP of Sales and Marketing for Elite Meetings International.

In his new role as VP of Exhibitions & Conventions Sales, Washko will oversee the meetings & conventions division at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, which will include in large part, heading the sales and direction for the new 132,000 square-foot Mohegan Sun Expo Center, slated for a Summer 2018 opening.

Washko, a James Madison University graduate, has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing in 2015 by HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International) and in 2010 was awarded “Marketer of the Year” from HSMAI as well.  Washko is an Executive Committee Member of HSMAI’s America’s Board. He also sits on the Advisory Board for Elite Meetings International.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by the Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Kevin Lowry Promoted To Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

Friday, September 12th, 2014


UNCASVILLE, CT (September 12, 2014)- Mohegan Sun is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Lowry to Vice President And Chief Financial Officer. Lowry was previously the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Lowry began his employment with Mohegan Sun as a Budget Clerk in 1996. From there he progressed through the Financial Department as an Analyst, a Senior Analyst, Budgets and Analysis Manager, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and finally his most recent promotion.

Under his new position, Lowry will oversee all aspects of finance for Mohegan Sun. In addition to his previous responsibilities, Collections, Credit and the Cage will now also report to him.

Lowry grew up locally in Groton, Connecticut. He graduated from Fitch High School and completed his education at Mariette College for Business Management with a minor in Finance.

About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Promotes Christopher Friday To Senior VP of Information Systems And Chief Information Officer

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Mohegan Sun has promoted Christopher Friday to  Senior Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer.  In this vital role, Friday will oversee the Information Systems division which includes the Systems Infrastructure and Engineering department, as well as the Customer and Application Services department.

Prior to his recent promotion, Friday was Vice President of Customer Relationship Management at Mohegan Sun where he oversaw the Database Marketing, Direct Marketing, VIP Services, Revenue Management and Market Research departments. From 2005 – 2009, Friday held the role of Director of Program Management at Mohegan Sun, where he managed the IS project portfolio, the information security organization, business continuity, technical training and the Project Management Office.  He received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and a master’s in business administration (MBA) from the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College in Wellesley, MA.

Christopher resides in North Stonington, CT with his wife Elizabeth, son Alexander and daughter Sophia.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.