Debra Nutton

Executive Vice President of Gaming Operations, Wynn Resorts

After starting out in 1979 as one of the first female craps dealers in Las Vegas, Debra Nutton began working her way towards a number of senior management positions with large land-based operators. She spent eight years at the former Sands Hotel as a dealer, floor supervisor and pit manager as well as working at a number of other properties. In 1989 Nutton joined Mirage Resorts as pit manager and part of the pre-opening team. In 2000 she joined MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, and after a series of promotions became senior vice president of Casino Operations and Marketing. Nutton was at MGM Grand for 12 years before accepting a position at the Bellagio as senior vice president of Casino Operations. Today Debra serves as executive vice president of Casino Operations for Wynn Las Vegas.