Lori Nelson serves as Vice President, Corporate Communications for Station Casinos, LLC. and is responsible for the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of the Company’s public relations activities including the media relations and community relations. She also serves as the
Over her past eight years with Station Casinos, Nelson has worked on several substantial and high profile
public relations initiatives including overseeing and implementing the media relations for three new casino openings: Red Rock Resort in 2006, Aliante Station in 2008 and Gun Lake Casino in Michigan in 2011.
She handled the communications efforts when the company went from being a publicly traded company to a private company in 2007 and secured the coveted covers of Bloomberg Markets magazine in 2012 and FORBES magazine in 2008 for the Fertitta brothers, the owners of both Station Casinos and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Nelson brings 20 years of public relations experience to Station Casinos. Prior to joining the Company
in 2005, Nelson served for more than five years as the Associate Director of Public Relations for
R&R Partners in Las Vegas where she specialized in media relations, issues management, crisis communications and community relations for a variety of clients and also owned PRceptions Public Relations, a small PR agency in Las Vegas.
She is an active member of the public relations community having earned her accreditation in public relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), an international professional association and served as president of the Southern Nevada PRSA chapter in 2001. Nelson currently serves on the Governor’s Planning Committee for Nevada’s 150th was named by IN BUSINESS newspaper in 2002 as one of its “Top Business People Under 40” and is a 1999 graduate of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Las Vegas program. She also served president of Child Focus, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the state’s foster care system in 2011-2012. Nelson grew up in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Eastern Michigan University.