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 Moving Ahead
   Two directors named at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
D’IBERVILLE — Scarlet Pearl
Casino Resort recently named two new directors: Brian Chennault as director of information technology and Elton Driscoll as director of facilities.
Chennault, who has proven background in IT operations with more than 20 years of experience in the gaming industry,
will be responsible for all information technology operations at the D’Iberville property.
Brian Chennault
Elton Driscoll
In Driscoll’s new role, he will oversee all facilities and engineering department operations. With more than 30 years
of experience in facilities/engineering operations in the upscale hospitality industry, Driscoll is experienced in the areas of safety, training, preventative maintenance, strategic planning, inventory control, developing budgets, as well as organizing and directing capital projects. He is joining the staff at Scarlet
    He started his casino career in 2002 at Grand Casino Biloxi as an IT technician, transitioning in 2005 to IP Casino Resort Spa. In 2011, Chennault took a position at the Isle of Capri/Golden Nugget Casino as a systems analyst, and was later promoted in 2013 to IT manager. He was promoted to director of IT in 2017.
Pearl from the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, where he was the director of engineering for 10 years.
Driscoll received an Associate of Applied Science Degree from the University of New Orleans/Delgado Community College and is a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Vocational Technical Institute.
Amanda Hansen new GM at Trop Greenville
GREENVILLE — Amanda Hansen has been named general manager of Trop Greenville.
A Mississippi Gulf Coast native, Hansen started her Caesars Entertainment career in reservations more than 20 years ago. She joined the audit team, rising through the ranks and becoming a senior internal auditor working in Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additionally, Hansen worked in compliance, risk, security and casino operations before becoming the senior director of finance for Harrah’s Gulf Coast.
Hansen was recognized
in 2019 with the precursor to the Founders Awards, the Caesars Excellence
in Leadership Award,
for working closely with regulators to develop sports wagering regulations for Mississippi. She was a member of the 2021-22 Emerging Leaders class.
While working, Hansen
earned a degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and her MBA from William Carey
Amanda Hansen
“Blazing trails is about
finding new paths, the paths that make our team stronger, and the paths that inspire us to reach our individual goals. Amanda exemplifies our trailblazing ethos. I’m delighted she will lead our Trop team in her home state of Mississippi, and I look forward to watching her forge ahead,”
  said Anthony Carano, president and CEO, Caesars Entertainment.

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