The federally recognized tribe of Serrano people in San Bernardino County, California, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, announced today the appointment of Daniel D’Arrigo as the new Chief Financial Officer for the tribe’s enterprise.
Attracting the Industry’s Heavyweight
The addition of gaming, leisure and hospitality industry veteran D’Arrigo to the executive ranks at the San Manuel enterprise brings more than 30 years of experience gained from senior financial and capital markets roles at some of the biggest and most successful companies.
Laurens Vosloo, the chief executive officer of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians outlined the high hopes and responsibilities the tribe places upon D’Arrigo in his new role.
“As Chief Financial Officer, Dan will play a critical role in leading the Tribe’s fiscal strategy, growth and development,” Vosloo noted.
“One of Dan’s greatest strengths is his credibility with the investment community and capital markets. We are very pleased that Dan is joining our team at a time when the Tribe is experiencing tremendous growth and has such great potential for new opportunities.”
Laurens Vosloo, CEO, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
D’Arrigo brings invaluable experience in domestic and international financial functions oversight, including corporate finance, treasury, shared services, internal audit, and investor relations, gained in Las Vegas at MGM Resorts International where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.
At MGM Resorts, where D’Arrigo spent 23 years, starting as Corporate Finance Manager and managing to work his way up the ranks, he played a key role in structuring the acquisitions of Mirage Resorts and Mandalay Resort Group, being instrumental in both acquisition and financial strategies. He also largely contributed to the international expansion of the company’s portfolio and the spinning off of its real estate investment trust.
‘Honored and Humbled to Be Joining’
“I am extremely honored and humbled to be joining the San Manuel enterprise,” newly appointed D’Arrigo commented.
“The tribe has achieved much success while also assembling a top-notch leadership team under Laurens’ direction. I look forward to working alongside such experienced colleagues and further positioning the enterprise for long-term sustainable growth.”
Daniel D’Arrigo, CFO, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
D’Arrigo left MGM in February 2019 taking voluntary redundancy as part of a cost-cutting measure announced by the company. He remained in an advisory until he joined the marketing affiliate business Gambling.com Group as a Non-Executive Director and Board Member.
D’Arrigo’s illustrious gambling industry career also includes roles at Las Vegas Sands and Lady Luck Gaming Corporation, before joining MGM Resorts.