Nominating and Membership Committee

The Nominating and Membership Committee is responsible for overseeing the nomination of new directors to the GGW Board of Directors and working with the Board each year to identify the Executive Committee.



Ann Hoff is the President and COO of Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. As Excalibur’s top property official, Ms. Hoff is responsible for overseeing all operations at the iconic 4,000-room resort. Ms. Hoff’s career with the company began in 1990 when she was hired into the Management Associate Program at The Mirage. She was quickly promoted to International Sales Manager and then to Assistant Director of Leisure Marketing for the property. In 1993, she joined the Treasure Island (TI) opening team as Assistant Director of Sales. In 1997, Ms. Hoff was promoted to Director of Hotel Marketing at Beau Rivage in Biloxi, MS, where she opened the property. Shortly after the opening, she was promoted to Executive Director of Hotel Marketing for Beau Rivage. In 2001, Ms. Hoff returned to TI to be named Vice President of Sales and Marketing until 2005, when she was named Vice President of Hotel Operations at New York-New York, where she served a dual role also overseeing food and beverage operations.

Phyllis A. Gilland serves as American Casino & Entertainment Properties, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since October 2008. She is also corporate Compliance Officer, oversees corporate legal issues and is responsible for the risk management, including casualty insurance, Compliance investigations and oversight of Human Resources, Security and Surveillance departments. Ms. Gilland has developed and implemented the legal strategy for many companies in the areas of regulatory and business compliance, corporate governance, claim management, real estate matters, risk management, human resources, casualty insurance and welfare benefits, security and surveillance and mergers and acquisitions.