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Eldorado Resorts Inc (ERI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Carano

66 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Reeg

46 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer, Director

Anthony Carano

36 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President Operations

Edmund Quatmann

47 2017 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President

David Tomick

66 2014 Lead Independent Director

Bonnie Biumi

56 2017 Independent Director

Frank Fahrenkopf

78 2014 Independent Director

James Hawkins

62 2014 Independent Director

Gregory Kozicz

56 2017 Independent Director

Michael Pegram

66 2014 Independent Director

Roger Wagner

70 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Carano

Mr. Gary L. Carano is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries since September 2014. Previously, Mr. Gary L. Carano served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eldorado Resorts LLC from 2004 to September 2014, and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eldorado HoldCo LLC from 2009 to September 2014. Mr. Gary L. Carano served as the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Silver Legacy Resort Casino from its opening in 1995 to September 2014. Mr. Gary L. Carano serves on the board of directors of Recreational Enterprises, Inc., a stockholder of the Company. Mr. Gary L. Carano has served on a number of charitable boards and foundations in the state of Nevada. Mr. Gary L. Carano holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. In May 2012, Silver Legacy filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada. Silver Legacy emerged from its Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in November 2012. Mr. Gary L. Carano has been selected to serve as director because of his extensive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry and because of his familiarity with the business of Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

Thomas Reeg

Mr. Thomas R. Reeg is President, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014 and served as a member of Eldorado Resorts LLC’s board of managers from December 2007 to September 2014. Mr. Reeg was named Chief Financial Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries in March 2016 in addition to serving as President of the Company and its subsidiaries since September 2014 and served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for Resorts from January 2011 to September 2014. From September 2005 to November 2010, Mr. Reeg was a Senior Managing Director and founding partner of Newport Global Advisors L.P., which is an indirect stockholder of the Company. Mr. Reeg was a member of the executive committee of Silver Legacy (which is the governing body of Silver Legacy) from August 2011 through August 2014. Mr. Reeg was a member of the board of managers of NGA HoldCo, LLC, which is a stockholder of the Company, from 2007 through 2011 and served on the board of directors of Autocam Corporation from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Reeg serves on the board of directors of Recreational Enterprises, Inc., a stockholder of the Company. From 2002 to 2005 Mr. Reeg was a Managing Director and portfolio manager at AIG Global Investment Group (“AIG”), where he was responsible for co-management of the high-yield mutual fund portfolios. Prior to his role at AIG, Mr. Reeg was a senior high-yield research analyst covering various sectors, including the casino, lodging and leisure sectors, at Bank One Capital Markets. Mr. Reeg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Reeg has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive financial experience and his familiarity with the business of Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

Anthony Carano

Mr. Anthony L. Carano is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President Operations of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He served as our Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from September 2014 to August 2016. In August 2016, Mr. Anthony L. Carano was named Executive Vice President of Operations and in May 2017 he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Anthony L. Carano was an attorney at the Nevada law firm of McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP, where his practice was devoted primarily to transactional, gaming and regulatory law. Mr. Anthony L. Carano holds a B.A. from the University of Nevada, his J.D. from the University of San Francisco, School of Law and his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of San Francisco, School of Business.

Edmund Quatmann

Mr. Edmund L. Quatmann, Jr., is Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary since May 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Quatmann served as the Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. from July 2008 until our merger with Isle of Capri in May 2017. Mr. Quatmann holds a B.S. from Purdue University and a J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law.

David Tomick

Mr. David P. Tomick is Lead Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Tomick co-founded Securus, Inc., a company involved in the GPS monitoring and Personal Emergency Response business, and served as its Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2010 and as its Chairman from 2010 to March 2015. From 1997 to 2004 Mr. Tomick was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SpectraSite, Inc., a NYSE-listed, wireless tower company. Mr. Tomick was, from 1994 to 1997, the Chief Financial Officer of Masada Security, a company involved in the security monitoring business and, from 1988 to 1994, the Vice President-Finance of Falcon Cable TV, where he was responsible for debt management, mergers and acquisitions, equity origination and investor relations. Prior to 1988, he managed a team of corporate finance professionals focusing on the communications industry for The First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Tomick currently serves on the board of directors of Gryppers, Inc., Autocam Medical and First Choice Packaging and has served on the board of directors of the following organizations: Autocam Corporation, NuLink Digital and TransLoc, Inc. Mr. Tomick received his bachelor’s degree from Denison University and a masters of business administration from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Tomick has been selected to serve as a director because of his financial and management expertise and his extensive experience with respect to raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and investor relations.

Bonnie Biumi

Ms. Bonnie S. Biumi is Independent Director of the Company. She was a director of Isle of Capri from October 2012 until May 1, 2017, at which time she was appointed to the Board of Directors in accordance with the provisions of the merger agreement with Isle of Capri. Ms. Biumi was President and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2012 of Kerzner International Resorts, a developer, owner and operator of destination resorts, casinos and hotels. Previously, she held senior level financial positions at NCL Corporation, Ltd., Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Neff Corporation, Peoples Telephone Company, Inc. and Price Waterhouse. Ms. Biumi was a member of the board of directors of Home Properties, Inc., a publicly-traded company, from October 2013 to October 2015, and she is currently a member of the board of directors of Retail Properties of America, Inc., a publicly-traded company, where she serves as a member of the audit committee and chair of the compensation committee. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Biumi has been selected to serve as a director because of her extensive experience in corporate finance and accounting, investor relations, capital and strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, as well as her service on the boards of other public companies. Ms. Biumi brings to the Board of Directors important perspectives with respect to leadership, financial and risk management.

Frank Fahrenkopf

Mr. Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Gaming Association (“AGA”), an organization that represents the commercial casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislation and regulatory issues, from 1995 until June 2013. At the AGA, Mr. Fahrenkopf was the national advocate for the commercial casino industry and was responsible for positioning the AGA to address regulatory, political and educational issues affecting the gaming industry. Mr. Fahrenkopf is currently co-chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which he founded and which conducts debates among presidential candidates. He serves as a board member of the International Republican Institute, which he founded. He also founded the National Endowment for Democracy, where he served as Vice Chairman and a board member from 1983 to 1992. Mr. Fahrenkopf served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1983 to 1989. Prior to his role at AGA, Mr. Fahrenkopf was a partner at Hogan & Hartson, where he regularly represented clients before the Nevada gaming regulatory authorities. Mr. Fahrenkopf served as the first Chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Gaming Law and was a founding Trustee and President of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys. Mr. Fahrenkopf also sits on the board of directors of 12 NYSE-listed public companies: First Republic Bank, Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc., Gabelli Utility Trust, Gabelli Global Multimedia Trust, Gabelli Dividend and Income Trust, Gabelli Gold and Natural Resources, Gabelli Small & Midcap Value Fund, Gabelli Goanywhere Trust, Gabelli Natural Resources, Gold & Income Trust, Gabelli NextShares Trust, Bankcroft Fund, and Ellsworth Growth & Income Trust. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of California Berkeley School of Law.

James Hawkins

Mr. James B. Hawkins is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Hawkins has served as Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Natus Medical Inc. (“Natus”) since April 2004 and as President of Natus since June 2013. He also previously served as President of Natus from April 2004 to January 2011. Mr. Hawkins currently serves as a director of OSI Systems, a publicly traded company that develops and markets security and inspection systems and previously served as a director of Digirad Corporation, a publicly traded company that provides diagnostic solutions in the science of imaging from June 2012 until December 2014, and as a director of Iradimed Corporation, a publicly traded company that provides non-magnetic intravenous infusion pump systems from 2005 until June 2016. Prior to joining Natus, Mr. Hawkins was President, Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Invivo Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of vital sign monitoring equipment, and its predecessor, from 1985 until 2004, and as Secretary from 1986 until 2004. Mr. Hawkins earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Commerce from Santa Clara University and an MBA from San Francisco State University. Mr. Hawkins has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in executive management oversight and as a director of multiple publicly traded companies.

Gregory Kozicz

Mr. Gregory J. Kozicz is Independent Director of the Company. He was a director Isle of Capri from January 2010 to May 1, 2017, at which time he was appointed to our Board of Directors in accordance with the provisions of the merger agreement with Isle of Capri. Mr. Kozicz is president and chief executive officer of Alberici Corporation, a St. Louis-based diversified construction, engineering and steel fabrication company, and Alberici Constructors Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberici Corporation. He also served on the Eighth District Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2006-2016. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Alberici Corporation and Alberici Constructors since 2005 and June 2004, respectively. Prior to his current roles, Kozicz was president of Alberici Constructors Ltd. (Canada). Before joining Alberici in 2001, Kozicz served as a corporate officer and divisional president for Aecon, a publicly-traded construction, engineering and fabrication company. Mr. Kozicz has been selected to serve as a director because he brings extensive experience in the areas of construction, corporate leadership and executive management. Mr. Kozicz has served in various leadership roles and brings important perspectives to the Board of Directors particularly in the area of both private and public companies.

Michael Pegram

Mr. Michael E. Pegram is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Pegram has been a partner in the Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nevada since June 2009 and a partner in the Bodines Casino in Carson City, Nevada since January 2007. Mr. Pegram has more than thirty years of experience owning and operating twenty-five successful McDonald’s franchises. Mr. Pegram currently serves as a director of, and is the former Chairman of, the Thoroughbred Owners of California and has been the owner of a number of racehorses, including 1998 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, Real Quiet, 2010 Preakness Stakes winner, Lookin at Lucky, 1998 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner and 1999 Kentucky Oaks winner, Silverbulletday, 2001 Dubai World Cup winner, Captain Steve, and the 2007 and 2008 Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner, Midnight Lute. Additionally, Mr. Pegram has served as a director of Skagit State Bancorp since 1996. Mr. Pegram has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in the horse racing industry and as an investor, business owner, and director of various companies.

Roger Wagner

Mr. Roger P. Wagner is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014 and was a member of the board of directors of MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (“MTR”) from July 2010 to September 2014. Mr. Wagner has over forty years of experience in the gaming and hotel management industry. Mr. Wagner was a founding partner of House Advantage, LLC, a gaming consulting group that focuses on assisting gaming companies in improving market share and bottom line profits. Mr. Wagner served as Chief Operating Officer for Binion Enterprises LLC from 2008 to 2010, assisting Jack Binion in identifying gaming opportunities. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Wagner served as Chief Operating Officer of Resorts International Holdings. Mr. Wagner served as President of Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corp. from 2001 until its sale in 2004 and as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining Horseshoe, Mr. Wagner served as President of the development company for Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts from 1996 to 1998, President and Chief Operating Officer of Trump Castle Casino Resort from 1991 to 1996 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Claridge Casino Hotel from 1983 to 1991. Prior to his employment by Claridge Casino Hotel, he was employed in various capacities by the Edgewater Hotel Casino, Sands Hotel Casino, MGM Grand Casino—Reno, Frontier Hotel Casino and Dunes Hotel Casino. Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in Hotel Administration. Mr. Wagner has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry and because of his familiarity with the business of MTR.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gary Carano

3,959,660

Thomas Reeg

7,944,030

Anthony Carano

2,222,500

Edmund Quatmann

2,243,130

David Tomick

267,500

Bonnie Biumi

150,069

Frank Fahrenkopf

232,500

James Hawkins

235,000

Gregory Kozicz

146,731

Michael Pegram

242,500

Roger Wagner

237,500
As Of  31 Dec 2017