Chris Nordling is the Chief Operating Officer at Vision Venture Partners (VVP) providing management oversight of the day-to-day operations for each of VVP’s portfolio companies.
Prior to VVP, Chris served as President of Corporate Entities at MGM Resorts International managing multiple functions within the corporate structure including information technology, analytics, sourcing, retail, commercial group and other key functions.
Chris began his career with the MGM Resorts as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for The Mirage in 1997. In 2000, he was promoted to CFO at Bellagio. In 2004, he was promoted to CFO of Mirage Resorts, Inc., and in 2007, was promoted to CFO of CityCenter. During his tenure at CityCenter, he was responsible for all finance, residential and sustainability for the project. The CityCenter development was awarded 7 LEED Gold certifications prior to opening.
Additionally, Chris spent 11 years with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Among his positions, he served as Vice President and General Manager for the Las Vegas Hilton and President of the Flamingo Hilton in Reno. He began his gaming career as a Senior Accountant for the Hilton New Jersey Corporation.
Chris holds a B.S degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also is a certified public accountant.