Greg Lee, chairman and CEO of the Eureka Casino Resort, a resort hotel company he built in 1997 with his parents, retired from the Las Vegas Visitor’s and Convention Authority Board this month. He was appointed to the LVCVA Board in 2012. As of the June 9 meeting he was the Audit Committee Chair, on the Policy Committee, and the LVCVA Board of Directors Secretary. He previously also served on the Marketing Committee.
At the June 9 board meeting he was honored with a video and accolades from his fellow board members about his many accomplishments and contributions he has made to the Las Vegas and Mesquite communities.
Lee’s resort employs more than 500 people and is among the largest employers in Mesquite. Since opening the Eureka, Lee has focused his energy on turning the Eureka into a market leader in the casino industry and improving the Mesquite community at the same time. In 2015 he turned the family-owned company into Nevada’s first employee-owned hotel casino company. In 2018 & 2019 Fortune magazine recognized the achievements of the Eureka, by awarding it as one of the 100 Best Medium Workplaces in America.
Lee still serves on the board of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Problem Gambling Center. He has served on the board of the UNLV Foundation since 2007 and was its chairman from 2016-2018, and in 2011 his parents endowed the Lee Business School at UNLV.
Lee lives in Las Vegas with his wife, Dana, and children, Graham and Katie. They are active in many parts of the Las Vegas community, including Nevada Women’s Philanthropy, Bank of America Community Foundation, Teach for America, and Communities in Schools. Lee is a graduate of Harvard College and USC Law School.
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