Brian Gullbrants has already distinguished himself as a leader in the hospitality industry. As President of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore since 2021, he has been a champion for change in his own career and for the properties he manages. For 35 years he has worked his developed a personal brand that reflects a steady hand balanced with an uncanny sense of how to adapt quickly to change. A precious asset in our industry over the past three years.
He was previously President of Encore Boston Harbor, which he joined in 2017 to help lead the final construction and opening for that celebrated resort. Before moving to Boston. Brian served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, which he opened for the Company; his role expanded to oversight of both Wynn Las Vegas and Encore hotels in May 2011 as Executive Vice President and General Manager. He led the effort to establish Wynn hotels and spas as the first in Las Vegas to earn Five Star awards from Forbes Travel Guide.
Between 1988 and 2008: Brian held significant leadership positions in operations, general management, and corporate management at Ritz Carlton Hotel Company. As Vice President of Operations, he was responsible for overseeing all operational disciplines for The Ritz-Carlton Company worldwide.
It is an honor to put Brian in the spotlight one more time as he joins the Bentley Price Associates’ “Best of The Best” list.
DENNIS P. RIZZO