09 August 2022



Las Vegas, August 9, 2022 – Maria Jose Gatti, Executive Director of Community Engagement for MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the “Company”) has been recognized by Nevada Business Magazine as one of Nevada’s Women to Watch in 2022. The honor recognizes 10 Nevada women from various industries who are forging ahead in their careers, shaping the state’s business landscape and leaving a meaningful legacy in their wake. The Women to Watch were selected by a committee of judges who reviewed the histories, legacies, leadership and careers of the nominees.

A Nevadan since 1989, Gatti believes that uplifting the communities in which we live and work is of the utmost importance. In her role at MGM Resorts, she is responsible for the Company’s community engagement strategy, investment and implementation. She also serves as the president of the MGM Resorts Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that facilitates charitable giving made by MGM Resorts’ 52,000 employees as well as guests.

“We are all so proud of Maria for this well-deserved celebration of her contributions to MGM Resorts, but also to the wider Southern Nevada community,” said Jyoti Chopra, Chief People, Inclusion & Sustainability Officer at MGM Resorts. “Maria’s sincere passion and hard work truly are a living embodiment of our company commitment to embracing humanity.”

In addition to her work with MGM Resorts International, Gatti is an active partner in the Southern Nevada community. In March 2022, she was appointed board chair for Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates, whose mission is to mentor students through graduation and into fulfilling careers. She also serves as a board member for the Public Education Foundation and is a member of the IAC at the College of Southern Nevada.

MGM Resorts holds a bold vision for social impact and sustainability, "Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet." Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the Company set concrete goals that are woven into the business’ strategic plans. Click here to learn more about Focused on What Matters.



About Women to Watch

A Woman to Watch is a trailblazer, leader, mentor and influencer. She is a woman who doesn’t back down from a challenge, she embraces it. Successful and goal-oriented individuals, they are well respected, elevate their peers and have helped shape the Silver State. The Nevada Business Magazine Women to Watch are chosen by a committee of judges who review their histories, legacies, leadership and careers in Nevada. Nevada Business Magazine is proud to present the 2022 Class of Women to Watch and recognize their contributions to our great state. For more information on the Women to Watch program, go to NevadaBusiness.com/WomentoWatch.

About MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 32 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.




Crystal McNeal

Executive Director, Internal Brand and Social Impact & Sustainability Communications





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