Rick Arpin is Senior Vice President of Entertainment for MGM Resorts International. Rick oversees the Company’s entertainment operations, which consist of multiple entertainment and sports venues, including the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and other arenas and theaters nationwide. Rick oversees teams responsible for operations, programming, marketing, ticketing and finance. He has been with MGM Resorts since 2002.
Rick was previously Corporate Controller of MGM Resorts, leading its finance shared services and treasury functions, and facilitating a variety of corporate finance transactions. Previously, he spent seven years in public accounting.
Rick is a member of the Board of Directors of the UNLV Alumni Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and is a licensed CPA in Nevada. In 2012, he was named UNLV’s Accounting Alumnus of the Year. In 2010, he was named to Treasury and Risk Magazine’s “40 Under 40” list.