Jeff Victor, the outgoing president of the Fremont Street Experience, has been hired to help run the downtown Las Vegas homes controlled by gambling establishment executive Derek Stevens.
Stevens revealed in a declaration today that Victor would join his business as vice president of operations starting Nov. 1. Victor said Sept. 9 that he would step down from his existing position at the end of the month, concluding more than nine years of service at the Fremont Street organization.
“I came right here to do a fix-up and turnaround, and I ended up falling for the job and the street, and in certain I fell in love with downtown,” Victor stated in an interview.
Stevens and his brother have the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate gambling establishments downtown, as well as the previous Las Vegas Club building, which they purchased in August. All three gambling establishment homes are situated along the Fremont Street Experience pedestrian mall.
Through his ownership of downtown gambling establishments, Stevens said he got a gratitude of what Victor was able to accomplish over the past numerous years. He called Victor a “extremely innovative, high-energy and skilled executive” who would help grow Stevens’ business downtown.
“There is a lot of energy in downtown Las Vegas and as we remain to grow our business, bringing Jeff on board was a natural fit,” Stevens stated in the statement. “I’m bullish on downtown Las Vegas, and Jeff has a fantastic relationship with so many downtown stakeholders.”
In his new role, Victor will certainly be “instrumental” in helping determine the future of the previous Las Vegas Club, which closed at the end of August after it was bought by the Stevens bros. Victor likewise will certainly be included with the D, Golden Gate and the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, a home entertainment place that Stevens produced on the site of the previous county courthouse.
Victor called the Stevens bros “truly distinct” in the context of the Las Vegas pc gaming market and praised their “really hands-on” style. He stated Derek Stevens has currently put together a “fantastic group” downtown and suggested that he and Stevens share a comparable outlook about the area.
“We are very similar on so many things,” Victor stated. “We’re both big followers in entertainment and marketing, so this was simply a genuine natural fit.”
When Victor announced he would step down, the Fremont Street Experience said it had actually maintained Wurster Partners Ltd. to assist it discover a new top executive. A replacement for Victor has actually not been revealed.