Mohegan Sun Appoints Kimberly Simone As New Director of Sales

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 22, 2024) – Mohegan Sun is pleased to welcome Kimberly Simone as the new Director of Sales. Simone brings over 16 years of experience across marketing, business operations and full-scale sales within meetings and conventions. As Director of Sales, she will guide the business operations of the conventions & expo sales team within Mohegan Sun’s robust Convention & Sales department, led by John Washko.

“Kim has shown an expertise of market trends, while leading high-level sales initiatives and cultivating strong relationships in the hospitality industry”, said John Washko, VP of sales & marketing at Mohegan Sun. “We’re excited to have her as our new Director of Sales, and appreciate her continued dedication to creating an extraordinary experience for our meetings planners, groups and guests of Mohegan Sun.”

Kimberly Simone is a graduate of Bryant College in Smithfield, RI, and the Walt Disney World College Program in Orlando, Florda. She sat on the board for the CT River Valley chapter of MPI (Meeting Professionals International) as the Vice President of Membership and the Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She also served as a member of the New York and New England chapters of PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) and served as a member of the Greater New York Chapter of HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International). Previous conventions & sales experience includes operating as the Director of Sales at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina in Old Saybrook, CT, and Director of Sales for Sabo Construction and Coldwell Banker New Homes in Waltham, MA. Prior to her work with Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, Simone had an ascending career at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT, most recently serving as Director of Resort Sales from 2019 to 2021. In this role, she secured major convention business, supported budget management and helped steer business development through the pandemic. Ahead of her time as Director of Resort Sales, Simone was the National Sales Manager for the resort, strategically managing sales operations while tracking and analyzing data to strengthen forward-looking strategy.

Kimberly Simone currently resides in Mystic, CT.

Owned by Mohegan, 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 two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 70 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 Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on X and Instagram @mohegansun and view us on YouTube.

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