CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
MATTHEW P. CULLEN
Matthew P. Cullen is the Chairman of JACK Entertainment, a Cleveland-based urban gaming company which owns and operates gaming and racino properties in Northeast Ohio. JACK Entertainment is comprised of over 1,400 team members and generates more than $400 million in annual revenues.
Cullen also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Bedrock and leads the company’s efforts to spark development and revitalization in the City of Detroit. Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties, including new construction of ground up developments in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 18 million square feet. These developments have been a catalyst for attracting new businesses, workers and residents to the city.
PRINCIPAL AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mark Dunkeson currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of JACK Entertainment LLC, a Cleveland-based urban gaming company which owns and operates casino gaming properties in the Midwest and is a member of the board of directors. JACK Entertainment employs approximately 1,400 team members and generates more than $400 million in annual revenues.
Mark Dunkeson also serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer for Bedrock Detroit LLC with 600 team members. Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling approximately 18 million square feet. In his role, Dunkeson guides the company’s strategic direction, performance and growth, culture and vision, and leadership development.
Dan Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender. He is also Founder and Chairman of the Rock Family of Companies, a portfolio of technology businesses and real estate investments, and Chairman of the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA championship. The Rock Family of Companies and its more than 100 affiliated businesses across the country employ more than 30,000 team members, including more than 17,000 in Detroit’s urban core.
From 2013 through 2018, Detroit-based Quicken Loans closed nearly half a trillion dollars in home loan volume across all 50 states, and in 2018, for the ninth consecutive year, earned J.D. Power’s highest rating for client satisfaction among all U.S. mortgage lenders.
Brian Eby brings over 30 years of gaming and hospitality experience to his role as President of JACK Entertainment. As president, he provides strategic direction for the company and guidance to the JACK leadership team.
Previously, Eby held the position of Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations and Chief Innovation Officer, where he oversaw the corporate departments of human resources, information technology, innovation, gaming, design and construction, food and beverage, and home office administration. Before joining the JACK Entertainment team in 2014, Eby was executive vice president of operations for Warner Hospitality LLC where he was responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the company’s four tribal gaming properties and business operations, including slots, table games, technology, food and beverage, marketing, and hotel.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Chad Barnhill, Chief Operating Officer of JACK Entertainment, possesses a wealth of casino and hospitality business knowledge central to the company’s reputation as a strong casino operator. Chad is driven to improve operations, guest satisfaction and drive company growth. Chad has been using his creative vision, strategic planning and 20+ years of Casino experience to enhance the operational performance throughout his career. He provides leadership and direction to both JACK Cleveland and JACK Thistledown Racino.
Barnhill is committed to serving the areas in which JACK calls home and through his leadership emphasizes the importance of giving back to the greater Cleveland community. In his role he has manifested this passion to lead his team in charitable initiatives supporting more than 50 local organizations including food donations to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and their partner food pantries, volunteer days with Habitat for Humanity to rehab local neighborhoods, and on property fundraisers and supply drives benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Cleveland Hope Lodge and the Providence House.