Don is a 39 year veteran in the gaming industry. He started his career in Lake Tahoe and then spent 26 years in Nassau, The Bahamas before joining TI in 2015. He enjoys golf, dog racing, and the stock market.
Representing the Bronx, New York is our own Rosemarie Strahl. She’s a casino industry veteran who says her favorite thing about her job is the relationships she has built with her customers whom she considers to be her extended family. Away from TI, she loves spending time with her three grandsons who are the light of her life. Rosemarie also enjoys the music and films of the 60s and 70s and traveling to exotic locales.
Wendy Timmers has been at TI since 2001. A woman with a true adventurous spirit, she enjoys camping and traveling the world. She also enjoys any activity on or near water and a highlight for her was when she had the opportunity to swim with dolphins in Mexico.
Originally from Mexico City, Mexico, Lupe Ureno is another original TI employee. She became an Executive Host in 2006 and loves salsa dancing, traveling and spending time with her family (particularly her new grandbaby).
Simon started at TI in June of 2009. With over 40 years of casino experience he is another casino veteran; Simon also speak and read Chinese making him a valuable member at TI. Prior to TI Simon had held various positions at MGM, Monte Carlo and Mandalay Bay. Simon enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.
Carina migrated from the Island of Philippines in 1982 and lived in San Francisco for 9 years before moving to Las Vegas in 1991. She watched Las Vegas transform into the city that it is now, heavy traffic and big sky scrapers. Carina joined the TI team in May 2007 and is also a real estate agent. She enjoys meeting guests on the casino floor. Her husband and two sons Eman & Eli is her rock, “They complete her!”
Larry Medford has been part of the TI family for over six years. His main passion away from work is bicycling on his road bike. He also enjoys planning golf, photography and spending time with his wife and four grandchildren. He is an avid baseball fan and has been to games in almost every ballpark across the continent!
Originally from San Diego, Ken Garcia moved to Las Vegas in 2001 and has been in the Casino industry for 15 years. He and his lovely wife are the proud parents of five beautiful children. An avid sports fan, Ken’s favorite teams include the Chargers, the Padres and the Lakers. His favorite activities are golf, mountain biking, surfing and snowboarding.
Keith King is a Nevada native with over 17 years of experience in the casino industry. His varied interests include traveling, deep sea fishing, reading, theater, music and sporting events. Keith is also a gourmet cook having spent time as a sous chef prior to embarking on his career as a Marketing Executive.
Originally from Brazil, Priscyla Konopinski lived in Boston, Massachusetts prior moving to Las Vegas on 2012. She attended Harvard University and has a large education and experience in Business. After 10 successful years in International Business she joined TI on 2014. Priscyla has a very friendly and outgoing personality. She loves traveling and Hawaii is one of her favorite places. She also loves interior design, outdoor activities and meeting new people. Her passion is her two teacup yorkies and spending time with her friends and family.
Originally from Oahu, Justin Perez moved to Las Vegas in 2002. His main passion is spending time with his lovely daughter and family. Other hobbies that he enjoys during his time away from work include traveling, gaming, and cooking. He carries the “Aloha Spirit” with him everyday which is a way of life all Hawaiian’s are raised to follow. The core values include kindness, humility, patience, unity, and pleasantness.