Live! Casino & Hotel, one of the largest commercial casinos in the country, located in the Washington DC/Baltimore corridor, announced today the appointment of Jeff Morales as the vice president of information technology. In his new role, Morales will manage Live! Casino & Hotel’s IT governance, policy, resource allocation, and IT protocols. Additionally, he will direct the delivery of IT infrastructure and services, gaming and administrative systems, and customer support services.
Morales was among the first employees to be hired at Live! Casino & Hotel when the property opened in 2012. He worked his way up the ranks, and as a part of his professional growth, held positions as a system analyst, database administrator, IT manager and director of IT.
“We are fortunate to have committed and dedicated leaders, like Mr. Morales, that have been a part of the property since its inception. His insights and experiences are instrumental in continuing to propel Live! forward into new phases of growth,” said Anthony Faranca, general manager, Live! Casino & Hotel. “It’s our priority at Live! to provide new opportunities for all our Team Members and we take great pride in watching them excel within their careers and in their lives.”
Prior to joining Live!, Morales dedicated six years to the United States Navy as a data analyst and completed several overseas tours including Iraq, Cuba and South America. He received a bachelor’s degree in information systems and cyber security from ITT Technical Institute.