anThony A Marnell IIi
Anthony A. Marnell III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marnell Companies. Anthony assumed this role previously held by his father for the past 45 years, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Anthony A. Marnell II. Anthony is responsible for all the Marnell Family of Companies including his primary company, Marnell Gaming, LLC of which he is currently Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Anthony 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 VIP Marketing for Harrah’s 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, Anthony and his father created TRIRIGA, a global leader in integrated workplace management software in 1999. Under Anthony’s direction, TRIRIGA went from an industry start-up to a global leader in integrated workplace management software and sold to IBM in 2011. Anthony was also the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the M Resort Spa Casino located in Henderson, Nevada.
In 2009, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons named Anthony to the Nevada State 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 State Board of Equalization until 2013. In 2014, Anthony was appointed to the Nevada State Athletic Commission by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and currently serves as Chairman. Anthony serves on the Board of Directors for Golden Gaming Entertainment as well as a board member of the Marnell Foundation which supports various charitable causes.
Taking an active role in the Las Vegas community, Anthony also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada and is also a board member of Tuscany Research Institute, a non-profit organization for the preservation of the wetlands habitat.
Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.