Board of Directors - Virginia E. Shanks

Virginia E. Shanks
Strategic Advisor, Penn National Gaming, Inc., Las Vegas, NV
​Director since 2017
Birth Year: 1960

Ms. Shanks is a Strategic Advisor for Penn National Gaming, Inc. ("Penn National"), a casino entertainment company. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. ("Pinnacle"), a casino entertainment company, from July 2013 until October 15, 2018 when Pinnacle merged with Penn National. From October 2010 to June 2013, Ms. Shanks served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Pinnacle. Prior to joining Pinnacle, she was Chief Marketing Officer for Multimedia Games Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Prior to 2008, Ms. Shanks held senior executive positions for more than 25 years at the property, division and corporate levels of Caesars Entertainment Corp., including Senior Vice President of Brand Management.

Ms. Shanks is a member of the Audit, Compensation and Innovation Committees.​
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