The Squaxin Island Tribe recently named Michael Starr as chief executive at Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington. Previously, Starr was executive vice president and general manager at Primm Valley Casino Resorts in Nevada, where he managed three hotel-casinos.
Starr also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Fontainebleau Resorts in Las Vegas and Miami. During his 15 years with the Mandalay Resort Group, he opened Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In addition, Starr was involved in the expansion and renovation of Circus Circus Las Vegas and Luxor Las Vegas.