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hotel and gaming company executive

James Benn Perry, American former hotel and gaming company executive. Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (chairman gaming conference committee 1985-1986).

Background

Perry, James Benn was born on January 15, 1950 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Wesley Junior and Grace Elizabeth (Brumbaugh) Perry.

Education

Bachelor in History, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1972;postgraduate, Arizona State University, 1975-1976;student, Tulane University, 1968-1970.

Career

Internal auditor Ramada Inns, Phoenix, 1976-1978, regional controller, 1978-1979, vice president, controller, 1985-1987. Assistant controller Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1979-1980, controller Atlantic City, 1980-1982, vice president finance, 1982-1985, senior vice president, casino operations, 1987-1989. Executive vice president/assistant, general manager operations TropWorld Casino and Entertainment Resort, 1989-1992, president, general manager, 1992—1996.

President Hospitality Group, Keating Building Group, 1996—1997, Argosy Gaming Company, Alton, Illinois, 1997—2002, Chief Executive Officer, 1997—2003, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., Atlantic City, 2005—2007. Board directors Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., since 2007.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey.

Membership

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (chairman gaming conference committee 1985-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Cathy Ann Jackson, December 27, 1982. Children: James Benn Junior, Lauren Elizabeth, Julie Annual.

father:
Samuel Wesley Perry Junior

mother:
Grace Elizabeth (Brumbaugh) Perry

spouse:
Cathy Ann Jackson

child:
James Benn Junior Perry

child:
Lauren Elizabeth Perry

child:
Julie Annual Perry