Mentoring Committee

The Mentoring Committee oversees the various mentoring programs and opportunities offered by Global Gaming Women including its annual Lean In Circles, Lean In breakfasts, and other similar events.

Holly Gagnon is the CEO of Chumash Enterprises for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. She is one of very few female CEOs in the gaming industry and has leveraged her vision over a 20-year career to consistently prioritize guest experience, employee engagement, and drive superior results to the bottom line. Gagnon served as 2014 keynote speaker and panel member at one of the gaming industry’s most prestigious events, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. She is a founding board member of Global Gaming Women where she chairs the mentorship committee. Holly has built her career working for world premier gaming organizations. She began her gaming career with the opening of Foxwoods Resort Casino, where she remained for eight years. Additionally, she served in a number of key financial and operational roles in her six years with Harrah’s/Caesars Entertainment and as Divisional Vice President of Finance and President at Gold Strike Casino, an MGM Resort property. Holly lectured for two years at the University of Massachusetts’ Isenberg School of Management before returning to Harrah’s/Caesars where she served as Divisional Vice President of Planning and Strategy. Prior to joining Chumash Enterprises in late 2015, Holly served as the President and CEO of Pearl River Resort where she managed a multimillion-dollar renovation and rebranding effort. 

Eileen Moore is Regional President of The Flamingo, The LINQ and The Cromwell casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. Her region has in excess of 5,000 employees. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. is a casino entertainment company with over 40 casinos, 70,000 employees and $8.6 billion in annual revenues. Moore also serves as a member of the company’s Capital Committee. She was previously Regional President and General Manager of the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel in Southern Indiana. Under her leadership, the property won its first-ever designation as a best place to work in the region by the Courier-Journal, and was named the top Corporate Philanthropist in the region by Business First. She also had operational oversight over two Illinois casinos. She also served as Assistant General Manager of Harrah’s New Orleans. She transitioned to that role after serving as Vice President of Slot Revenue Management. In that capacity, she was tasked with increasing overall slot floor profitability through the selection, pricing and placement of slot machines across 40 casinos. She also acted as the chief of staff with her role of Executive Assistant to the CEO, COO and CFO for two years.