Wilson, Mack named
Boyd’s directors

Oct 28, 2003 4:02 AM

Two well-known Nevada business executives have been added to the board of directors of Boyd Gaming Corporation (BYD).

They are Veronica (Ronnie) Wilson and Luther Mack.

Wilson, 51, a former chief executive officer of the Aladdin Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, has had senior management experience with gaming companies for nearly three decades. She currently serves as president and chief executive of the Blind Center of Nevada, an organization offering an array of services and programs that address the needs of people with visual impairments.

Mack, 64, chairman of the Nevada Athletic Association, is the owner and operator of 10 McDonald’s restaurant in northern Nevada. He has served on the boards of several companies and community boards and was a member of Gov. Kenny Guinn’s Task Force on Tax Policy for the State of Nevada.

He has been a member of the Nevada Athletic Association, the group that governs boxing for the past 14 years and was appointed the association’s chairman two years ago. Now that he has joined the Boyd board of directors, Mack has resigned his post with the Association.

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Named to head the Eastern region was David B. Bonfield while Jeff True will be in charge of the Western region.

Bonfield most recently was publisher of the Trentonian/Journal Register of Trenton, N.J. True is the former general manager of Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, Calif.

And in New Jersey, James B. Kennedy, for many years the executive director of the N.J. Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, has joined the staff of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey as executive director of the College Foundation and Institutional Initiatives department.