Frank Fertitta III

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Frank Fertitta III
Born Frank Joseph Fertitta III
(1962-02-24) February 24, 1962 (age 55)[1]
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Entrepreneur
Net worth Steady US $1.95 billion (est.) (2016)[2]
Spouse(s) Jill Fertitta
Children 3
Relatives Frank Fertitta Jr. (father)
Lorenzo Fertitta (brother)
Website Official website

Frank Joseph Fertitta III (born February 24, 1962) is an American entrepreneur. He is the current CEO of Station Casinos. He is also an owner of Zuffa LLC, which is the entity that formerly ran the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).[1]

Education

Born to Frank Fertitta Jr. and Victoria (née Broussard) Fertitta, Frank III attended Bishop Gorman High School in Summerlin, Nevada. In 1984, he graduated from the University of Southern California,[3] where he earned a BA/BS degree[1] from the business school.[4]

Career

History with Station Casinos:

  • 1985 becomes Officer/General Manager
  • 1986 becomes Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • 1989 – July 2000: President
  • July 1992 – present: Chief Executive Officer

Philanthropy

On October 18, 2012, the University of Southern California announced that Jill and Frank Fertitta had made a major gift to the university which would result in the construction of a new building for the USC Marshall School of Business and the establishment of the Jill and Frank Fertitta Endowed Chair in Business.[5]

Personal life

Fertitta resides in the Las Vegas area with his wife Jill and three children.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Forbes 400 Richest Americans: #365 Frank Fertitta". Forbes. September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Forbes 400 Richest Americans: #385 Lorenzo Fertitta". Forbes. September 2010. 
  3. ^ Nancy E. Lowe (June 2002). "Power Players: Making Things Happen in Nevada". Nevada Business. 
  4. ^ Fertittas donate major capital gift to USC Marshall for new undergraduate building, usc.edu; accessed May 14, 2017.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-27. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 

External links

  • Official website
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