Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment announced three appointments last month. Charles Protell will be named executive vice president, chief strategy officer and chief financial officer of the company. Gary Vecchiarelli will be joining Golden Entertainment as senior vice president of finance and accounting. Finally, PT’s Entertainment Group, a division of Golden Entertainment, has promoted Brent Edlund to director of the company’s tavern operations.
Protell has had nearly a 20-year career in corporate advisory and investment banking, most recently as a managing director of investment banking for Macquarie Capital covering the gaming, lodging and leisure sectors