Posts Tagged ‘Promotion’

Mohegan Sun Names Two New Directors

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

20-year team member, Don Sikorski, was promoted to Director of Shops at Mohegan Sun and former Phoenix Suns Executive, Lynn Agnello, hired as Director of Sponsorships

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 5, 2017) – Mohegan Sun is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Don Sikorski and the hiring of Lynn Agnello. Both join the Director level at Mohegan Sun, Sikorski as Director of Shops at Mohegan Sun and Agnello as director of Sponsorships.

Joining Mohegan Sun in 1997, and prior to that, being a Senior Accountant for The Mohegan Tribe, Don Sikorski brings 20 years of valuable business, management and retail operations skills and experience to his newly promoted role in overseeing the 225,000 square-foot, Shops at Mohegan Sun. In addition to the many responsibilities that come along with such a vast, high revenue generating area, Sikorski will also be largely involved in the direction & strategic planning for all future retail and tenant opportunities at Mohegan Sun.

Sikorski is a Southern CT State University graduate and currently resides in Norwich with his wife and two sons, Kyle and Kevin.

Lynn Agnello joins the Mohegan Sun corporate team by way of Phoenix, Arizona, where she most recently represented radio sales across the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL, as Network Audio Sales Manager for Skyview Networks. From 2001 – 2013, Agnello served initially as VP of Corporate Sales, then as Senior Vice President of Marketing Partnerships and later promoted to Executive Vice President of Partnership Development for the Phoenix Suns. Now as Director of Sponsorships, Agnello will lead a team focused on working with various partners to deliver unique and impactful activations for the countless special & signature events, concerts, Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves Lacrosse games at Mohegan Sun.

Agnello is an Indiana University graduate, a 2011 Stevie Award winner as “Best Executive” for companies with up to 250 employees, was named The Business Journals Top 25 Valley Business Women Leaders for 2011 as well and is a board member on the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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 80 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.

Mohegan Sun Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Monday, July 6th, 2015

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 6, 2015)- It is with great pleasure that Mohegan Sun announce the promotion of David Martinelli to Chief Marketing Officer for Mohegan Sun.  In this new position, Martinelli will set the Strategic Marketing Plan for Mohegan Sun. Additionally, Martinelli will oversee campaign management and analytics, strategic marketing, special events, promotions, loyalty programming, bus marketing, hotel sales, and player development.

Martinelli started out with Mohegan Sun in the Budgets department in 1999 after finishing his undergrad degree at Brown University.  He was soon after promoted to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, where he served for four years.  His career then took another big jump when he became the Business Manager for the Connecticut Sun WNBA team.  The very next transition came in the form of Director of Business Operations for Sports & Entertainment where he resided for four years.  Before his current promotion, Martinelli served as the VP of Customer Relationship Management in Marketing.

Martinelli takes on his new position in Marketing as we start through a challenging time that will see increased competition in the Northeast gaming market. He brings with him strong and diverse work experience as well as excellent leadership capabilities. Martinelli is a Rhode Island native and currently resides in North Kingstown with his wife, Kerry, and two sons, David and Daniel.

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 85 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 Names New Assistant General Manager

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Jeff Hamilton, Vice President of Human Resources

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 14, 2015)- Mohegan Sun is very pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Hamilton to Assistant General Manager of Mohegan Sun. In this new position, Hamilton will support the President and General Manager in execution of all job duties. Additionally, he will oversee the strategic direction of business operations and the financial performance of Mohegan Sun in coordination with the President, as well as other senior management.

Hamilton has been with Mohegan Sun since 2004, most recently serving as the Vice President of Human Resources. He has also held several important key management positions within Human Resources and Advertising during his time with Mohegan Sun.

In addition to his new role, Hamilton will also ensure compliance with preference, gaming regulations and internal controls. He will participate in the review and decision making process of facility upgrades, modifications and renovations. Furthermore, he will develop, implement and monitor a strategic business plan in-order to achieve organizational goals.

Hamilton received a bachelor’s degree at Seton Hall University and a master’s degree at the University of New Haven.  He is a member of the Mohegan Tribe and has been part of organizations like the United Way and the Connecticut Adoption Resource Association during his time at Mohegan Sun.

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 85 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.