Mike Pistana

Vice President

Mike Pistana was named Vice President of the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau in August 2019. Pistana comes to Denton from Las Vegas, Nevada, where he brings over twenty years of professional experience in leading sales and marketing efforts for some of the world’s leading hospitality and resort brands. Most recently he served as the Vice President of Sales Operations for MGM Resorts International. Prior to that role, Pistana held leadership roles with MGM Resorts as the Vice President of Luxury, Business and Retail Travel Sales, Vice President of Sales at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino and Executive Director of Leisure Sales at Bellagio.

Pistana also has previous ties to Denton as he was a student-athlete at the University of North Texas and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, while also lettering in Basketball.

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