More brass at SHFL Inc.

Jul 10, 2001 6:31 AM

With continued emphasis on its sales department, Shuffle Master Inc. (SHFL) has announced the promotion of two of its employees.

Dominic Silla is the new executive director of sales while Linda Witt has been elevated to director of sales ­­administration.

A three-year employee of Shuffle Master, Silla has held several posts with the company, including director of product marketing, account executive, and more recently, director of sales for the southeast region and California.

Witt joined the company in 1998 as credit manager. She previously was employed at the Maxim Hotel/Casino and for six years at the Aladdin.

Pat Hutchins is the new vice president of slot operations for the Tropicana Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Before moving to Las Vegas a year ago, he spent eight years at the company’s Laughlin property, Ramada Express.

Matthew McCaughey, who moved to Las Vegas five years ago, has been named general counsel for the Sahara Hotel and Casino. He previously was associated with the law firm of Schreck, Brignone, and Godfrey.

Chuck Scharer, former president and CEO of Harveys Casino Resorts, has joined the board of directors of Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (MCRI). He replaces Stephen Cavallaro who resigned to accept a position with another gaming ­­company.