Mohegan Sun Appoints Kimberly Simone As New Director of Sales

Kimberly Simone Director of Sales Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT (February 22, 2024) – Mohegan Sun is pleased to welcome
Kimberly Simone as the new Director of Sales. Simone brings over 16
years of experience across marketing, business operations, and full-scale
sales within meetings and conventions. As Director of Sales, she will
guide the business operations of the conventions & expo sales team
within Mohegan Sun’s robust Convention & Sales department, led by John
Washko.

“Kim has shown expertise in market trends while leading high-level
sales initiatives and cultivating strong relationships in the
hospitality industry”, said John Washko, VP of sales & marketing at
Mohegan Sun. “We’re excited to have her as our new Director of
Sales, and appreciate her continued dedication to creating an
extraordinary experience for our meeting planners, groups, and guests of
Mohegan Sun.”

Kimberly Simone is a graduate of Bryant College in Smithfield, RI, and
the Walt Disney World College Program in Orlando, Florida. She sat on the
board for the CT River Valley chapter of MPI (Meeting Professionals
International) as the Vice President of Membership and the Vice
President of Marketing and Communications. She also served as a member
of the New York and New England chapters of PCMA (Professional
Convention Management Association) and served as a member of the Greater
New York Chapter of HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association
International). Previous conventions & sales experience include
operating as the Director of Sales at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina in
Old Saybrook, CT, and Director of Sales for Sabo Construction and
Coldwell Banker New Homes in Waltham, MA. Prior to her work with
Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, Simone had an ascending career at
Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, CT, most recently serving as Director
of Resort Sales from 2019 to 2021. In this role, she secured major
convention business supported budget management and helped steer
business development through the pandemic. Ahead of her time as Director
of Resort Sales, Simone was the National Sales Manager for the resort,
strategically managing sales operations while tracking and analyzing
data to strengthen forward-looking strategy.

Kimberly Simone currently resides in Mystic, CT.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Owned by Mohegan, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular
entertainment, gaming, dining, and shopping destinations in the United
States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic
Southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun [1] is home to two unique casinos,
1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 70
shops, restaurants, and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment
venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access
of New York, Boston, Hartford, and Providence and is located 15 minutes from
the museums, antique shops, and waterfront of Mystic Country. More
information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting
mohegansun.com [2]. Connect with us on Facebook [3], follow us on X [4]
and Instagram [5] @mohegansun and view us on YouTube [6].

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