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Rocky Gap Names Kurtz Senior VP and GM

January 3rd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Golden Entertainment, Inc. has announced the addition of hospitality industry veteran, Brian Kurtz, as senior vice president and general manager of Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Maryland.

“Brian has been a valued member of the Golden Entertainment team for nearly a decade and brings a vast depth of experience in the hospitality industry to this integral role,” said Blake Sartini II, executive vice president of operations at Golden Entertainment. “We are confident that he will continue to propel the Rocky Gap brand forward with his strategic vision for guest care and resort operations.”

In his new role, Kurtz oversees resort operations and further positions Rocky Gap as the leading casino and resort in Maryland. His responsibilities include ensuring all team members have the training, knowledge and resources to be successful in delivering exceptional service to guests. He is also responsible for delivering sustainable and healthy returns for the property.

A Maryland native, Kurtz joined Golden Entertainment at Rocky Gap in 2012, where he held various roles including director of food and beverage and director of resort operations. He moved up within Golden Entertainment and moved to Las Vegas in 2018, where he served as vice president of food and beverage at Arizona Charlie’s casinos and the following year was promoted to assistant general manager. Prior to Golden Entertainment, Kurtz was director of food and beverage within the Crestline Hotels & Resorts properties.