Alan M. Feldman is well known in the gaming industry as the voice of MGM Resorts International. It’s been said that any journalist covering the industry ought to have his name in their Rolodex®. Since joining Mirage Resorts, Incorporated in March 1990, Mr. Feldman has established a reputation for candor and insight that is all too rare in corporate America.
As Executive Vice President of Global Government and Industry Affairs, Mr. Feldman oversees the planning and implementation of the Company’s government relations efforts as well as policy development on industry issues and programs. He also has been an integral contributor to the Company’s industry-leading Corporate Social Responsibility efforts.
Prior to joining the Company in 1990 as Vice President of Public Affairs, he was a Senior Account Supervisor for Hill + Knowlton. During his more than five years with one of the largest public relations consultancy in the world, Mr. Feldman’s accounts included Mirage Resorts, Proctor & Gamble, Yamaha Motor Corporation and United Airlines. He also held positions with Carl Byoir & Associates and the UCLA Center for the Performing Arts.
Throughout his career, Mr. Feldman has been involved in a wide array of industry issues with a particular focus in areas concerning responsible gaming. Mr. Feldman was elected as Chairman of the Board of the National Center for Responsible Gaming in January 2012 and has been a long-serving member of the Advisory Board of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling. He previously served as a member of the Athletes and Addictions Task Force at Harvard University Medical School, Division of Addictions.
His work has been the recipient of numerous awards. In 2002, the Casino Management Association honored him as the Gaming Professional of the Year. In 2009, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Gaming Communications from the American Gaming Association (AGA).
Active in the community, Mr. Feldman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, and the Executive Committee of the Las Vegas Centennial Commission. He also served as a member of the Vision Stakeholder Group, which was created by the Nevada Legislature to develop the first strategic vision plan in Nevada’s history.
Mr. Feldman began his career in Public Relations after attending UCLA where he studied Theatre Arts.