Fontainebleau Las Vegas has named two key executives to its leadership team in advance of its December 13, 2023 grand opening.
John Helderman, a 25-year veteran of the gaming, finance and accounting industries, has been named chief financial officer of the resort. Stacie Michaels has been elevated from general counsel to chief administrative officer, expanding her scope within the organization to include all legal, risk management, internal audit, compliance, and workers compensation functions.
Helderman most recently served as chief financial officer for Las Vegas-based financial services operator The Brennan Entities, and he held a similar role for slot company Bluberi Gaming. He has also served as vice president of finance for multiple Las Vegas Strip resorts.
Michaels joined Fontainebleau Las Vegas in 2022 following more than a decade serving in multiple roles in the Las Vegas gaming and hospitality industries.