Nominating 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 President & COO Portfolio Properties, provides operational leadership for The Mirage, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur and Circus Circus Las Vegas. She works closely with property Presidents and company leaders to drive strategic direction and implement corporate initiatives.

Prior to this role, Hoff served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Excalibur, overseeing all aspects of the operation for the iconic 4,000-room resort while also executing several company continuous improvement initiatives, such as the paid parking program. Her career with MGM Resorts began in 1990 when she joined the Management Associate Program (MAP) at The Mirage. Soon after, she was named Assistant Director of Leisure Marketing for the property, followed by Assistant Director of Sales at Treasure Island. In 1997, Hoff moved to Biloxi, MS to become part of the opening team as Director of Marketing for the company’s 1,740-room Beau Rivage. In 2001, Hoff returned to Las Vegas as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Treasure Island before becoming Vice President of Operations at New York-New York overseeing the Hotel, Food & Beverage, Entertainment, Retail, Sales and Marketing divisions. 


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.