he succeeds Thomas Malone, who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. "We are grateful to Tom for his more than seven years of devoted service to Ameristar and wish him the best in his new endeavors," said Tom Steinbauer, Ameristar’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Rollo has significant experience in the gaming industry, both with two publicly traded companies and while working with several large casino industry clients of three international accounting firms. She previously served as Ameristar’s corporate Director of Accounting in 2003-04.
Before joining Progressive Gaming, Rollo was a Senior Audit Manager with international public accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP, where she assisted in establishing the organization’s Las Vegas office. Earlier in her career, she held audit and consulting roles with global accounting firms Deloitte & Touche LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.
"With her extensive knowledge of the gaming industry and previous experience with our Company, we are excited to have Heather rejoin the Ameristar team in this important executive-level post," Steinbauer said. "We will rely on her considerable skill and experience to help us continue to profitably operate our business as we successfully build on our record of offering guests a total entertainment experience through outstanding service and a variety of amenities at our high-quality facilities."
"I am very pleased to be rejoining the Ameristar family," Rollo said. "Ameristar is an exceptionally strong company, with motivated and talented Team Members led by an effective leadership team. The caliber of its people, combined with the quality of its assets, brand and culture, means the company is well positioned to continue its strong performance."