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His parents were on hand as VP & General Manager Larry Lepinski and Pinnacle Entertainment Sr. VP of Human Resources Humberto Trueba chose Lumpkin from a pool of 55 dynamic and dedicated Five Star employees.Â
received their awards from Lâ€™Auberge vice president and general manager Larry Lepinski on July 5 at a special Recognition Luncheon held in their honor.
L'Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino - Media - Press Releases
Larry Lepinski Appointed to Board of Directors for
L'Auberge Vice President and General Manager to Play Key Role in Region's
Tourism Growth and Development LAKE CHARLES, La. â€"L'Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino is proud to announce that Larry Lepinski, vice president and general manager of L'Auberge, has just been named to the Board of Directors for the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau. Lepinski
was nominated for this position by the Southwest Louisiana Lodging Association
and was officially appointed by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.Lepinski's three-year term began Jan.1, 2006 and will end Dec. 31, 2008.He
is one of 11 members of the Bureau's Board of Directors, all of whom were appointed by various members of the hospitality community.In his role of vice president and general manager for L'Auberge, Lepinski manages all operations at the new $365 million resort.
Lepinksi brings a wealth of experience to the Southwest Louisiana Convention
and Visitors Bureau
.He most recently spent ten years as vice president and general manager of Horseshoe Entertainment in Bossier City, La.
In an accomplished career spanning more than 30 years in the hospitality and gaming industry, Lepinski
has opened and managed casino, hotel and convention facilities in Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, the Caribbean, Malaysia, the Bahamas, Mississippi and Louisiana.Most recently, Lepinski's other board positions have included serving on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association for Compulsive Gambling and in Bossier City's Board for Economic Development, American Red Cross and Committee of 100.
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Page 2 of 2"I feel honored to have been appointed to the Board of the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau," Lepinski said.
Accomplished Gaming and Hotel Executive ...
Accomplished Gaming and Hotel Executive Larry Lepinski Named Vice President and General Manager of L 'Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino
International gaming operations veteran, Larry Lepinski has been named vice president and general manager of L 'Auberge du Lac Hotel & Casino, a $365 million Texas Hill Country-themed property which opened the evening of May 26, 2005 in Lake Charles, LA. In his position, Lepinski will direct the casino resorts grand opening and manage all operations of the 227-acre resort.
replaces Alain Uboldi, who was recently promoted to the position of chief operating officer with L
'Auberge parent company Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
In an accomplished career spanning more than 27 years, Lepinski
has opened and managed casino, hotel and convention facilities in Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, the Caribbean, Malaysia, Mississippi and Louisiana.
"Larry brings to L 'Auberge the highest levels of industry knowledge and expertise," said Daniel R. Lee, chairman and chief executive officer of Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of L 'Auberge.
Additionally, Lepinski has key crucial knowledge of operating a casino property in the Louisiana market; he spent 10 years as senior vice president and general manager for Horseshoe Entertainment in Bossier City, La., running what has been considered the most successful casino operation in the state.
Prior to that, he held a similar position at Bally's Saloon and Gaming Hall in Tunica, Miss., where he directed the property's launch.
The launch was recognized by both the Mississippi Gaming Commission
and Mississippi Tax Commission
as the smoothest and most professional opening of any casino statewide.
In a five year span in the late 1980s and early I990s, Lepinski
handled casino and resort operations in the Bahamas and Malaysia.
As vice president of casino operations for Genting Highlands Resort Casino, he oversaw a multi-million dollar facility expansion for one of the largest casinos outside the United States.
Lepinski began his career at the Sahara Tahoe Hotel Casino in Stateline, Nev. and spent more than 10 years working for various Harrah's properties throughout Lake Tahoe, NV, and Atlantic City, NJ. Lepinski studied business administration and marketing at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND He enjoys horse racing and owns a horse farm in Shreveport, LA.
Vice President & General Manager