Kevin Ortzman is an experienced business leader and professional with an obvious love of life. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family, friends, and slowing down just long enough to taste some great wine.
Regional Vice President
at Caesars, Bally's, Harrah's
January 2012 - at Present
Directed all facets of business encompassing 10K employees in four hotel/casino integrated resorts including approximately 50K square feet of casino space, over 5K slot machines, and 500 game tables. Created demand in contracting market by leading development of two under-served markets (meetings business and millennial experiences). Oversaw major capital projects, including $250 M hotel tower renovations, $125 M meetings facility, multiple celebrity chef restaurants, and redesigned casino of the future (Wild, Wild West).
Regional CFO & Assistant General Manager
at Bally's, Paris and Planet Hollywood
January 2004 - at Present
Developed and led high-performing financial and operational departments through nurturing cultural changes while increasing productivity. Provided proactive and creative operational and financial advice and solutions for strategic decisions so businesses could anticipate needs of internal/external stakeholders through development of underlying analysis, metrics, and evaluation with overall strategic direction, including negotiations with third-party leases.
at Ortzman & Associatez
January 1996 - at Present
Designed, documented, and assessed operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (“ICFR”) under Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, including integration of $2 B acquisitions. Enabled CEO and CFO to certify company’s ICFR operated effectively for annual reporting requirements. Provided strategic due diligence relating to mergers and acquisitions, specifically, target company’s competitive advantage, SWOT analyses, potential revenue and profits, detailed analysis of internal, and external risks and performance measurement solutions (identified critical success factors and created benchmark targets).
Experienced Senior Auditor
at Price Waterhouse
January 1990 - at Present
Extensive Securities and Exchange Commission experience, including Regulation D (Rule 504) private offerings, 1933 Act, Forms S-1, S-4 and S-11 public offerings, and 1934 Act, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K. Prepared and reviewed financial statements under German and United Kingdom accounting standards. Oversaw and performed audits and advisory engagements of publicly and privately held corporations and partnerships; management included multiple engagements with as many as eight staff per engagement.
at UCLA - The Anderson School of Management
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
at Stockton University
1985 - 1990 (5 years)
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