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Seneca Niagara's Holly Gagnon, Christian Printup Sr. honored

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Mon, Oct 28th 2019 01:20 pm

Seneca Gaming Corp. President and CEO Holly Gagnon was named one of Native Business Magazine’s Top 30 CEOs

A press release said, “As president and CEO of Seneca Gaming Corp., Holly Gagnon has made a significant impact within the corporation. She is a calculated risk-taker that brings with her a valuable wealth of knowledge from years in the gaming and hospitality industry. As one of very few female CEOs in the gaming industry, Holly has leveraged her vision over the course of a 26-year career to consistently prioritize the guest experience, employee engagement, and drive superior results to the bottom line.”

Gagnon earned an MBA from Chaminade University of Honolulu, received her BS in accountancy from Bentley University in Massachusetts, and is also a CPA. She is currently a member of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership board of directors and former member of the Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Experience (MAEEX). Gagnon is also a founding board member of Global Gaming Women, where she chairs the mentorship committee.

Christian Printup Sr., Seneca Gaming Corp.’s executive director of entertainment and special events, won the Casino Entertainment Executive of the Year award during the seventh annual Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, presented by the American Gaming Association.

Printup joined SGC in 2016. He continues to bring world-class entertainment acts to Seneca Resorts & Casinos and the Western New York area, including most recently Tim McGraw, Journey and Jake Owens.

Seneca Gaming Corporation operates Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, on behalf of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Since opening Seneca Niagara Casino in 2002, SGC has grown into one of the largest private sector employers in Western New York, with 4,000 employees at its three locations. In that time, the company has invested more than $1 billion in construction projects at its three locations, including a recently completed $40 million expansion at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. Today, the casinos collectively attract approximately 15 million guests per year, and offer more than 5.400 slot machines, 140 table games, 1,000 hotel rooms, a championship golf course and other related amenities.

For more information, visit www.SenecaCasinos.com.

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