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Martin, Gilland Named Golden Executives

Martin, Gilland Named Golden Executives

Phyllis Gilland

Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment Inc. announced that Ned Martin has been named chief administrative officer and Phyllis Gilland has been named general counsel.

Both previously worked at American Casino & Entertainment Properties LLC, which Golden acquired on October 20. Martin had served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer, and Gilland as senior vice president, general counsel and compliance officer.

Martin brings to Golden 23 years of experience in gaming and other industries. He will assist in integrating into the former ACEP Las Vegas properties Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, plus the Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin. Martin also will also oversee Golden’s human resources, security, information technology and design and construction departments.

Prior to joining ACEP, Gilland served as general counsel and chief financial officer for Taylor Construction Group Companies. She will report to Golden Chief Legal Officer Sean Higgins.