Frank J. Fertitta IIIChairman and Chief Executive Officer
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. HaskinsPresident
Mr. Haskins has served as President of Red Rock since October 5, 2015 and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company and Fertitta Entertainment since January 2011 and April 2011, respectively. 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 17, 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.
Stephen L. CooteyExecutive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Mr. Cootey has served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Red Rock Resorts since May 25, 2017. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Mr. Cootey served as Chief Administrative officer since March 10, 2017. Previously, Mr. Cootey worked for Wynn Resorts, Limited, where he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Wynn Resorts, Limited from May 2014 until March 1, 2017 and Senior Vice President – Finance from January 2014 to May 2014. Prior to joining Wynn Resorts, Mr. Cootey served as Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance for Las Vegas Sands Corp. from March 2012 to December 2013, and Vice President – Corporate Finance from October 2009 to March 2012. From June 2004 to October 2009, Mr. Cootey was a Partner and Senior Research Analyst with Prides Capital, LLC. Mr. Cootey received a B.A. in Physics and Government from Bowdoin College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Joseph J. HassonExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Joseph J. Hasson was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Red Rock Resorts, Inc. and Station Casinos LLC (together, the Company) in 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 Station Casinos, Inc., a predecessor to the Company. 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.
Jeffrey T. WelchExecutive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Welch has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer since May 25, 2017. Prior to his appointment as Chief Legal Officer Mr. Welch worked at Deutsche Bank AG, where he has 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 received a B.A from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.