Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Krystal Jones Named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2022
Jones was Recognized for Her Leadership in the Casino Gaming Industry and the Philadelphia Community
Krystal Jones, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, has been named to the 2022 ‘40 Under 40’ class by the Philadelphia Business Journal, the leading publication for local business news in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. The individuals recognized have made their mark in their respective industries with remarkable accomplishments and continue to pave the way for a bright future for themselves, their companies, and the region. Ms. Jones was selected out of a pool of 340 nominations made by the public.
Ms. Jones joined Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia in February 2020 and is responsible for the development and management of financial operations and strategic direction of all financial activities at the world-class gaming, dining and entertainment destination. Ms. Jones is actively engaged in the Philadelphia community through various philanthropic activities, including her service on the Board of Directors for the African American Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to joining Live!, she held executive positions at Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, MD, MGM National Harbor in National Harbor, MD and Caesars Entertainment Corporation in Laughlin, NV.
“We are so proud to have a leader like Krystal as part of our Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia team,” said Joe Billhimer, Executive Vice President at Cordish Gaming Group. “Her experience spanning over a decade has helped us shape the foundation of our operations in the city, making her an instrumental part of the success of our property.”
About Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Voted Best Overall Gaming Resort in Pennsylvania by Casino Player Magazine, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has transformed the South Philadelphia Stadium District into a nationally unrivaled one-stop destination to enjoy the fast-paced action of four major professional sports teams, memorable entertainment, premier dining, well-appointed hotel accommodations and world-class gaming. Conveniently located off I-95 and I-76, the facility features more than 200 luxury hotel rooms that are Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, a FanDuel® Sportsbook and Lounge, over 2,100 slots and electronic table games, and 150 live action table games, including a dedicated poker room. New dining and entertainment options include the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; Luk Fu, serving authentic Asian cuisine; Sports & Social Philly, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge; the 10th Street Market, a unique food hall featuring Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Guy’s Burger Joint; Philadelphia-favorites Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Termini Bros. Bakery and Sang Kee Noodle Bar & Kitchen; Morty’s Deli and Luckie’s Liquor. A spirited nightlife scene at Center Bar and R Bar rounds out the Live! experience. The property offers more than 15,000-square-feet of customizable meeting and event space, as well as ample, secure parking. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia was developed and remains owned and managed by Stadium Casino RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. For reservations, call 1-833-472-5483 or visit Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - @livecasinophl
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships, and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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