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People news: del Lago Resort & Casino names Moran SVP of HR

By Maria Carbonaro

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TYRE, N.Y. — Jerry Moran has been named senior VP of human resources (HR) at del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, which is getting ready to open next year.

He has nearly 30 years of experience in recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, and benefits/compensation administration, according to a Del Lago new release. Moran has specialized in the casino and hospitality industry.

Moran is working with area partners on initiatives to help find employees for the hundreds of positions that will be available at the resort and casino.

 “I am thrilled to be a part of such a vibrant Finger Lakes region,” Moran said in the release. “Since coming onboard, I’ve met with Finger Lakes Community College, Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to explore potential employment partnerships, and within the next few months, we will be announcing upcoming job fairs and employment opportunities for the many talented job candidates in the Finger Lakes community.”

The casino is scheduled to open in early 2017 and the hotel and spa will open later next year.

Moran most recently was corporate director of HR at LTD Hospitality in Chesapeake, Virginia. He was responsible for overseeing HR for 14 hotels with 850 associates in four states. Prior to LTD Hospitality, Moran was VP of HR at Colwen Management in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where he provided HR services and consulting to owners and executives at 25 hotels with 1,300 employees in five states.

Moran has also held HR leadership positions at Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and Caesars World and Sheraton Desert Inn in Las Vegas.

Moran received a master’s degree in organizational psychology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Cortland.

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