Frank J. Fertitta III
Mr. Fertitta has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since June 2011, Chief Executive Officer of Fertitta Entertainment since April 2011, and Chief Executive Officer of Red Rock and the Chairman of Red Rock's board of directors since October 5, 2015, and a member of Station Holdco's board of directors since June 2011. Mr. Fertitta also served as President of the Company from January 2011 to October 2012. Mr. Fertitta served as Chairman of the board of directors of STN from February 1993, Chief Executive Officer of STN from July 1992 and President of STN from July 2008, in each case through June 17, 2011, Mr. Fertitta also served as President of STN from 1989 until July 2000. He has held senior management positions since 1985, when he was named General Manager of Palace Station. He was elected a director of STN in 1986, at which time he was also appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fertitta is a co-owner of Fertitta Entertainment and Zuffa, LLC which is the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, a martial arts promotion organization. We believe that Mr. Fertitta's experience and business expertise in the gaming industry, as well as his position as one of our principal equityholders, give him the qualifications and skills to serve on the board of directors of Red Rock.
Richard J. Haskins
Mr. Haskins has served as President of Red Rock and Station LLC since October 2015. Mr. Haskins served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Station LLC from January 2011 to October 2015. He also served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Fertitta Entertainment from April 2011 to May 2016. Mr. Haskins served as Executive Vice President and Secretary of STN from July 2004 and served as General Counsel of STN from April 2002, in each case through June 2011. He previously served as Assistant Secretary of STN from September 2003 to July 2004, as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of STN from November 1998 to March 2002 and as General Counsel of Midwest Operations of STN from November 1995 to October 1998. Mr. Haskins is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association and Nevada Bar Association.
Joseph J. Hasson
Mr. Hasson has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Red Rock since August 2017. Mr. Hasson initially joined the Company in 2003. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Hasson served the Company in various capacities, including Executive Vice President of Operations, Senior Vice President of Operations and Vice President and General Manager from October 2012 to July 2017. From August 2011 to September 2012, Hasson was employed as a General Manager with Penn National Gaming, Inc. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Hasson served as Vice President and General Manager of various properties owned by STN. From 1981 to 2003, Mr. Hasson was employed by Harrah’s Entertainment and its predecessor and related companies in various roles, including Vice President, General Manager and Senior Vice President. Prior to joining the gaming industry, Hasson was a certified public accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells.
Stephen L. Cootey
Mr. Cootey has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Red Rock since May 2017. Mr. Cootey joined the Company in March 2017 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer prior to assuming his current role. Mr. Cootey served as the Chief Financial Officer of Wynn Resorts Ltd. from May 2014 to March 2017, its Treasurer from February 2014 to March 2017 and its Senior Vice President from January 2014 to May 2014. He served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at Las Vegas Sands Corporation from March 2012 to December 2013 and its Vice President of Corporate Finance from October 2009 to March 2012. From June 2004 to October 2009, he was a Partner and Senior Research Analyst of Prides Capital, LLC. He served as Vice President of Credit Suisse First Boston 2001 to 2004.
Jeffrey T. Welch
Mr. Welch has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Red Rock since June 2017. Prior to his appointment as Chief Legal Officer Mr. Welch worked at Deutsche Bank AG, where he served as Managing Director and Senior Counsel since 2003, as Director and Counsel from 1997 to 2003 and as Vice President and Counsel from 1993 to 1997. In addition, Mr. Welch served as Deutsche Bank's representative on the Board of Directors of Station Holdco LLC from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Welch was an Associate at White & Case from 1988 to 1993. Mr. Welch is a member of the Board of Directors of the Nevada Resort Association, a member of the New York State Bar and a member of the Nevada Bar Association.