Nelson Parker – Mohegan’s Chief Strategy Officer

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Mohegan has named Nelson Parker as the company’s chief strategy officer. Parker previously served as vice president of strategic development at Mohegan. In this new position, Parker is responsible for identifying, evaluating and executing growth opportunities and new strategic ventures for the company.

“Nelson has extensive experience and a proven track record of strategic development and growth in the gaming and hospitality sectors,” said Ray Pineault, president and CEO of Mohegan. “His skills will be invaluable as we continue to expand our reach around the world and explore new opportunities.”

Prior to joining Mohegan in 2022, Parker served as a managing director at Driftwood Capital, a private equity firm focused on hospitality investments. Parker brings extensive gaming industry experience to Mohegan, having previously served as vice president of corporate development at Penn National Gaming, vice president of hotel and casino development at Hard Rock International, vice president of development at Foxwoods Resort Casino and director of corporate development at Argosy Hazard.

In his new position, Parker plays a key role in future development and capital planning, initiating and reviewing growth opportunities and collaborating across all functional areas to ensure successful implementation. He will work closely with the executive team to align strategic initiatives with Mohegan’s long-term goals and vision.

“I am honored to be part of Mohegan’s leadership team and contribute to the company’s dynamic growth and strategic vision,” said Parker. “Leveraging my experience in the gaming and hospitality sectors, I look forward to identifying new opportunities and driving initiatives that will enhance our offerings and expand our global reach.”