anThony A Marnell IIi
Anthony A. Marnell III serves as a Director of the Marnell Companies Steering Committee, which provides direction and supervision to all business units of the Marnell Family of Companies, and is currently the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marnell Gaming, LLC.
Mr. Marnell began his career in the gaming industry in 1995 and held the position of Corporate Vice President of Marketing for the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Vice President of Marketing for Harrahs Entertainment, Inc. In 1999, he became Vice President of Global Strategies for Austi, LLC and Vice President of Investments for the Marnell Family of Companies. His primary focus was seeking investment prospects for strategic growth and expansion. Seeing a need for updated workplace technology, Mr. Marnell created TRIRIGA, a global leader in integrated workplace management software in 1999. Under his direction, TRIRIGA went from an industry start-up to a global leader in integrated workplace management software. Mr. Marnell was also the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the M Resort Spa Casino.
Today, Mr. Marnell continues to be involved in various business ventures. He is Chairman and CEO of Marnell Gaming, LLC which currently owns and operates the Colorado Belle and Edgewater Casino Resorts in Laughlin, NV, as well as the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, NV.
In 2009, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons named Mr. Marnell to the Nevada Board of Equalization. Eager to continue to make a difference in the community, he accepted the nomination and joined the five member board and served the Nevada Board of Equalization until 2013. In 2014, Mr. Marnell was appointed to the Nevada State Athletic Commission by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and currently serves as Chairman. Marnell is also a board member of the Marnell Foundation which supports various charitable causes and donates approximately $2 million annually.
Taking an active role in the Las Vegas community, Mr. Marnell serves on the board for the Henderson Boys and Girls Club and Tuscany Research Institute, a non-profit organization for the preservation of the wetlands habitat.
Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science degree In Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.