Interview with the Chief Operating Officer: Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI)
David Farahi is Chief Operating Officer of Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. David Farahi has been Chief Operating Officer since April of 2012. Mr. Farahi previously held the positions of Executive Director of Gaming Operations and Director of Investor Relations for Monarch. Mr. Farahi has extensive experience in over a dozen positions at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and began his gaming and hospitality career in 1998. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Farahi held finance positions with HSBC Bank plc in their New York, London and Geneva offices, in both the investment and private banking divisions. Mr. Farahi is currently serving in his second term as the President of the Colorado Gaming Association. Mr. Farahi holds an MBA from Columbia Business School with concentrations in both real estate and finance, and holds a B.A. in economics and international studies from Northwestern University. Profile
TWST: Can you give us an overview of the company as it stands today?
Mr. Farahi: Monarch Casino & Resort is a compelling growth story in the regional gaming