July 26, 2013 - MGM Resorts International Ondra Berry, Shelley Gitomer and Tony Gladney assume new Vice President positions at MGM Resorts; Patty Coaley promoted to Executive Director
Ondra Berry, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion Development; Patty Coaley, Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion Development; Shelley Gitomer, Vice President of Philanthropy & Community Engagement; and Tony Gladney, Vice President of National Diversity Relations, have joined the MGM Resorts Corporate Diversity and Community Engagement Department.
Shelley Gitomer, Vice President of Philanthropy & Community Engagement
As Vice President of Philanthropy & Community Engagement
is responsible for supporting the development of MGM's
community investment strategy, programs and activities - including giving by the Company and our employee-driven MGM Resorts Foundation, and volunteerism - to enhance the company's strategic goodwill and alliances with host communities.
Gitomer brings more than 25 years of experience in the management of philanthropic programs in such fields as higher education, social service agencies and health care; strategic and program planning and implementation; corporate giving; and execution of major capital fundraising campaigns.
She most recently served for 10 years as Vice President for Development at Nevada Cancer Institute, where she played a primary role in raising more than $200 million to develop the institution and oversaw special events, corporate and foundation relations, and data management.
Prior to that, Gitomer served as the Assistant Dean for Development & Alumni Relations at the University of Maryland School of Law.
time there, she
successfully led the school's first major capital campaign for building expansion.
Gitomer's previous experience also includes work as the Director of Development for the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center where she managed a comprehensive fund-raising program to meet capital, endowment and programmatic needs in cancer research, patient care and medical education.