Live! Casino & Hotel Develops Leadership Team With Key Appointments In Engineering, IT and Construction Departments
Appointments include Thomas Kimbler as Chief Engineer, Jeff Johnson as Director of IT Infrastructure and Damion Fennoy as Director of Construction
Live! Casino & Hotel today announced the appointment of THOMAS KIMBLER as Chief Engineer, JEFF JOHNSON as Director of IT Infrastructure and DAMION FENNOY as Director of Construction.
In his new position, Mr. Kimbler will oversee all casino and hotel maintenance, facilities operations and maintenance staff for one of the largest casino properties on the East Coast. In the trade for nearly 20 years, Mr. Kimbler served as chief engineer for Harbor Group Management and held leadership roles with Revis Engineering managing Federal Government Operation and Maintenance Contracts for the Social Security Administration, The State Department at Navy Hill, The Import Export Bank, and Missile Defense. He managed new construction, turn-key projects and, 24-hour service at Maryland Mechanical Systems. He also taught the HVAC Apprenticeship program for Associated Builders and Contractors as Adjunct Faculty for The Community Colleges of Baltimore County.
As the new Director of IT Infrastructure, Mr. Johnson will be responsible for leading the IT Infrastructure group that is responsible for the Servers, Telecommunications, Networks, Data Facilities and global corporate applications such as Corporate Email and IT security functions. These fundamental IT services support the IT Applications that ultimately support the business and the property’s ability to provide a fantastic customer experience. Mr. Johnson also recently took the leadership role for the IT Help Desk team as well. His role includes working with IT, business and technology partners to design, deliver and support reliable Enterprise IT business solutions in a manner that is secure, compliant with regulations and efficient to support. Mr. Johnson brings with him more than 30 years of experience in diverse industries, leading global multi-million-dollar IT consulting projects and managing IT departments for large corporations such as Constellation Energy, Enron and Microsoft Corporation. Other companies he’s worked for include UBS Warburg, World Fuel Services, Dravida Consulting and Utility Integration Solutions LLC, a GE company.
Mr. Fennoy has worked with The Cordish Companies since 2015. In his new position as Director of Construction, he will be responsible for overseeing the department’s operations, which includes managing budget and staff, handling contracts, developing schedules and overseeing the completion of expansions and renovations. Mr. Fennoy has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, leading projects for such companies as Commercial Interiors/Construction Group, John J. Kirlin Special Projects LLC, Clark Construction Group, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Harkins Builders and The Baltimore City Department of Transportation. Mr. Fennoy has received training by the US Army Corps of Engineers in Construction Quality Management for Contractors, Maryland Department of Environment’s for Erosion & Sediment Control, and has undergone OSHA 30 hour safety training.
For information about Live! Casino & Hotel, visit www.livecasinohotel.com.
About Live! Casino & Hotel
Live! Casino & Hotel is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country, located in the Washington DC/Baltimore corridor, just off I-95, Route 100 and the B/W Parkway at Arundel Mills. Open 24/7/365, the property features more than 200 live action table games, including a Poker Room; approximately 4,000 slot machines; two High Limit rooms; and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. Guests can enjoy five-star accommodations, including 310 luxury guest rooms; the Live! Spa; world-class dining, featuring the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; David’s, a 24-hour café; Bobby’s Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Luk Fu and 8 at Luk Fu, serving authentic sushi and Asian cuisine; Morty’s Deli; Latin cuisine at En Vivo; Phillips® Seafood Express; and Luckies, offering Starbucks coffee, pastries, and Italian gelato; and a sizzling nightlife, including nightly entertainment at Live! Center Stage; the R Bar; and The Lobby Bar at David’s. A 4,000-seat Event Center, opening in two phases, featuring 40,000-square-feet of meeting and banquet space, and a performance venue with a regular lineup of headline entertainment completes the Live! experience. Enjoy secure covered parking with valet service and a free self-park garage with Park Assist® and direct elevator access to the casino floor. The newly-renovated Live! Lofts boutique hotel, located just minutes from the Casino, features 250 guest rooms and suites, and approximately 3,400-square-feet of meeting and banquet space. For reservations, call 443-445-2929, or book online at LiveCasinoHotel.com. Live! Casino & Hotel and Live! Lofts are owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit LiveCasinoHotel.com or LiveCasino.social. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For employment opportunities, visit www.LiveCasinoHotel.com/jobs.
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; Coworking Spaces; Entertainment Districts; Gaming; Hotels; International Development; Private Equity; Residential; Restaurants; and Sports-Anchored Developments. 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. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies’ prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. 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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