LAS VEGAS, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MGM Resorts International MGM, -3.87% today announced that Marcus G. Glover has been named General Manager of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss.
Mr. Glover will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the resort while providing strategic direction and leadership. With more than a decade of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry, he has designed and developed properties from the ground up in new gaming jurisdictions, as well as held responsibility for project management, government relations and labor relations.
“We are delighted to welcome Marcus to the team at Beau Rivage. He brings broad industry experience and a passion for delivering hospitality in the Gulf Coast region, which will be incredibly valuable to the leadership and operations of this iconic resort in Biloxi,” said Anton Nikodemus, Chief Operating Officer – Regional Operations, MGM Resorts International. “Marcus has a proven track record for success that we fully expect to continue in his new role, and further strengthening the performance of Beau Rivage.”
Mr. Glover most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Caesars in Northeast Ohio, the state’s first gaming establishment and jurisdiction. While in this position, he led the design, development, strategic operations and customer service for the $400 million urban casino, which became a market share leader among casinos and racinos in Ohio. Prior, Mr. Glover was the Assistant General Manager and Vice President of Operations for Harrah’s in St. Louis, where he oversaw hospitality operations and all aspects of the $280 million resort that featured a robust casino, 500-guest room hotel and multiple F&B venues.
Mr. Glover’s experience in the Gulf Coast moved him around Mississippi and Louisiana between 2003 and 2008, starting in the Strategic Project Internship program at Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Ultimately, his talents earned him various leadership positions with the company and roles on marquee projects such as the development of a $15 million destination and entertainment venue in New Orleans and the reopening of the Grand Casino in Biloxi after Hurricane Katrina. Mr. Glover began his career as a Business Analyst/Consultant with Accenture and Deloitte.
“I’m excited to be joining the MGM Resorts team and look forward to getting back to the Gulf Coast,” said Mr. Glover. “Beau Rivage is the premier destination resort in the region and I look forward to leading such an outstanding property and its award-winning team in the next phase of development.”
Mr. Glover is a member of several associations where he serves on the Board of Trustees, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Playhouse Square, Destination Cleveland, Cuyahoga Community College Foundation and Greater Cleveland Partnership.
He earned his Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Morehouse College.