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Aug 2014Present

Director of Planning & Analysis

Hollywood Casino - Penn National Gaming
  • Ad Hoc reporting for Executive team
  • Oversee/Maintain full property budget
  • Weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly forecast preparation and submission
  • Oversee “Revenue Build” process that forecasts up to 3 months in advance based on promotion in marketing calendar
  • Quarterly reviews with Corporate Executives
  • Coordinate/maintain the analytics of the Main vault and cash on floor initiatives from corporate
  • Prepare month end year over year analysis and explanations for corporate
  • Month end financial reviews with CFO and department heads
  • Manages department that distributes the daily operating reports and maintains the stats and key financial data as well as the reports to the Executive team
  • Oversee anlayiss management of sister property (Mahoning Valley) 
May 2013Aug 2014

Financial Analysis Manager

Penn National Gaming
  • Analyze, review and send out daily operating reports from properties to the board of directors, and Executive Team
  • Coordinate the creation and analyze monthly P/L
  • Oversee budget and budget process of 20 plus properties nationwide, as well as coordinate budgets at corporate with Executive Team
  • Forecast remaining year and 5 years for wall street based on current trends for Net revenue, EBITDA, Debt covenants and free cash flow
  • Assist VP with mergers acquisitions through market research and/or analysis and trends
  • Built new way of identifying current and potential market penetration within markets
  • Compile Labor reports for whole company
  • Assisted in the successful spin off of Gaming & Leisure Properties (GLPI) from (PENN)
  • Ad hoc analysis for Executive Team as well as assist properties with problems they may have including but not limited to reducing reporting time, new labor layouts to better analyze team members; Work on proposals for properties in foreign nations
Feb 2012May 2013

Senior Financial Analyst

Hollywood Casino - Penn National Gaming
  • Created Excel/SQL analysis tool to reduce Table Games labor by 18% yearly
  • Used created tool to reduce Table Games FTEs by 14% while maintaining quality customer service on the floor
  • Produce labor reports for corporate and property
  • Developed property wide labor metrics
  • Created ideal schedule workbook to determine which tables to close down using a custom formula that determines popularity, location and profitability
  • Assist other properties within corporate portfolio with labor management/analysis
  • Was a presenter at the 2013 Penn National Gaming Analyst Summit
  • Sends Daily Operating Revenue reports to corporate and property level executives
  • Reviews table games, slots, floor bar service analytics
  • Assisted Table Games Director in producing a 6% overall Table Games revenue increase over prior quarter with Ideal Tables open workbook that I created
Jul 2009Feb 2012

Financial Analyst

Firekeepers Casino
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, yearly statements.
  • Only analyst on property
  • Reduced essential reporting times up to 65%
  • Oversaw Food & Beverage accounting in addition to analyst duties
  • Great Plains, FRX, Kronos, Infogenesis, Redrock, Machine Accounting and more software used
  • Work with Directors to gather reports they are requesting
  • File 8027's for the company, gather information for W2's for employees
  • Analyze P/L statements and make recommendations and give comments
  • Created 2011 and 2012 budgets
  • Review post formas created by Marketing
  • Develop hourly headcount for employees using reports from Kronos
May 2007Jul 2009

Financial Advisor

New York Life Insurance
  • Built book of business to $3.25 million in 1.5 years
  • Class leader for first full year
  • Agent of the month three times
  • 2008 Annuity Champion
  • Gathered potential clients information and presented investment and insurance options
Feb 2007Jun 2007

Managing Partner, Chairman

Hawk Holdings, LLC
  • Built company to a value of $10,000 in three months from an inital investment of $2,000
  • Bought and sold various equities
  • Purchasor for precious metals
Jun 2006Feb 2007

Investment Representative

Edward Jones Investments
  • Managed $10.8 million in assets
  • Prospected new clients
  • Gathered information to make recommendation to clients
Nov 2004May 2006


On Top of the World Entertainment
  • Built book of business from $0 to $55,000 profit in first year
  • Sought out new events and fairs to attend with equipment
  • Managed day to day operations
  • Managed six employees
  • Later was required to sell company when working for Edward Jones and sold for a profit


Aug 2002May 2006

Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration

Siena Heights University
Aug 1998Jun 2002


Homer High School
  • Gratuated with honors
  • Top 25% of class

Other Information

  • Member of Siena Heights Track & Field Team 2002-2006
  • 2005 NAIA National Indoor Pole Vault Champion
  • 4 Time All American
  • 2016 Siena Heights University Hall of Fame inductee
  • Volunteer Head Varsity Boys Track & Field Coach until required to leave by previous employer
  • Previously Series 7, 63 licensed; SEC certified licensed broker
  • Previously licensed by Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Gaming Commission
  • Currently licensed by Ohio Casino Control Commission

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