LASxpress, an airport transportation service within the Las Vegas resort corridor, has hired two Las Vegas veterans as company vice presidents.
Officials for LASxpress have named Marty Gross vice president of operations and Christopher Stuart as vice president of sales. Gross will be responsible for overseeing operations, systems and logistics, vendor relations and financial aspects. Stuart will build the sales team and oversee the objectives of sales goals, plans and strategies, as well as develop and maintain client, vendor, hotel and meeting-planner relationships.
“Both Marty and Chris have years of extensive experience and successful track records in the hospitality and casino industry. I am extremely excited to have them join our company,” said Ryan Gangwish, managing partner, LASxpress. “Clients of LASxpress can expect a high level of service from both Marty and Chris as we move forward with our company. With an overwhelming response, we are pleased that meeting and event planners are embracing our new and unique transportation service never offered before in Las Vegas.”
Gross is an experienced executive who has been in the hotel, casino and hospitality industry for many years. He has a proven background with key management experience in various markets, including Las Vegas, Reno, Lake Tahoe, California and Arizona. Gross has held key executive positions in the Las Vegas market and has served as vice president and general manager of Cannery Casino Resorts as well as vice president of development during the construction of The M Resort in Las Vegas.
Gross also held the position of director of operations development with Station Casinos during the opening of Red Rock Resort. He also was the CEO for the Quechan Casino & Resort in California, where he led the opening of a new $300 million property. He has held key executive gaming licenses in Nevada, California and Arizona and has served as a board member of the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas. He is a graduate of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Stuart has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, accumulating his knowledge of the industry with some of the most respected brands in the industry, including Caesars Palace, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Pure Management Group. In each phase of in his career, Stuart has developed organized sales infrastructures and implemented cutting-edge strategies, which has led to tremendous growth in revenues and profitability. A native of Montana and a graduate from the University of Montana, Stuart has resided in Las Vegas for the past 22 years.
LASxpress is a one-stop service for group airport ground transportation in Las Vegas and offers guaranteed airport transportation service for groups traveling to and from McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Las Vegas hotels.