Live! Casino & Hotel recently announced the key executive appointment of Yvonne Mrha to senior vice president and chief financial officer of Live! Casino & Hotel. In this strategic leadership role, Mrha will provide direction on all financial activities to increase revenue and successful positioning of Live! Casino & Hotel as a top-performing gaming destination in the region. Mrha will also take lead in developing and managing financial operations for the flagship luxury Live! Hotel, harnessing her experience with openings and expansions to drive the newly launched property towards success.
Mrha brings more than 18 years of experience in finance and operations, having held executive positions at various gaming companies domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Live!, she served as vice president of finance at MGM Resorts International, vice president of finance for Thunder Valley Casino and senior director of finance for Las Vegas Sands. She earned her dual MBA from Columbia University and UC Berkeley, and a bachelor's degree in accounting from George Mason University. She also is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs.
"With almost two decades in industry leadership roles, Yvonne has the expertise to uphold Live Casino & Hotel as the top tourist destination in the state of Maryland," said Travis Lamb, general manager, Live! Casino & Hotel. "Her experience in property openings and expansions will prove successful in building revenue for the newly opened Live! Hotel, continuing our growth as market leaders."