Hosts at Your Service
VIP guests, such as Presidential and Elite Thunder Rewards members, may receive personalized concierge services and special attention from a casino host. VIP club services are usually based on play, subject to availability, and also may include hotel suite accommodations, limousine, special access to performances, priority seating at select restaurants, invitation-only tournaments, gaming offers and 24-hour dedicated phone assistance. A Team Member in the host office or hotel lobby would be happy to provide you with more information, or you can call casino VIP Services at 800-822-6182.
Born in Glendale and raised in South Lake Tahoe, Brian joined Thunder Valley carrying an extensive resume in the gaming industry. Brian worked as a VIP Services Manager with one of Tahoe’s most prominent casinos where he trained new VIP service departments nationwide.
Brian joined Thunder Valley Casino Resort as a Casino Host in May of 2003, just prior to its opening, and has since been promoted to Executive Casino Host.
Cathi was born in Lake County and raised in Kelseyville and earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies with an emphasis in comparative cultures from California State University, Chico.
Before coming to Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Cathi spent 15 years in the casino industry, specializing in a variety of fields and occupations such as VIP Services and Casino Host, Events and Promotions, and Player Development.
Greg was born and raised in Pennsylvania, then relocated to Salt Lake City in his teens. He attended the University of Utah before moving to Reno and working in the casino industry there. Greg worked his way up through several Food and Beverage Management positions to VIP Services as a Casino Host in 1997. He then moved to Roseville to be part of the opening team at Thunder Valley in 2003, where he serves as an Executive Host. Greg enjoys traveling, wine tasting, skiing and gardening.
A California native, Leif grew up on the beaches south of Los Angeles, where his love of the ocean began. While attending California State University Long Beach's School of Business, Leif decided the world was calling him and he began his travels.
After experiencing life throughout 28 countries, he settled in Chicago and began working in the service industry, including casinos. With 3 teenage boys, a beautiful wife, a new home and a Shiba Inu named Fox, spare time is an oxymoron. However, if given the time, boating is Leif’s passion.
Kevin moved from China to the United States in 1991, and joined Thunder Valley Casino Resort in 2006. He brings with him over 10 years of restaurant experience and is also a part-time student at the California State University, Sacramento, pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
Languages: Cantonese, Taishanese, Mandarin and English
Kevin 是一九九一年从中国搬到美国来的。他二零零六年開始在发达谷工作。他有十年的餐館經驗，而且现在在California State University, Sacramento读土木工程。Kevin会讲英文，广东话，台湾话，和普通话。
Alfred is a Le Cordon Bleu trained culinary chef with over 12 years' experience as a Restaurateur and Boutique hotel owner/operator.
A political refugee from Havana, Cuba, Alfred graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Engineering. He then served 20 years in the U.S. Department of Defense and as a Contractor with the United Nations in Hong Kong and Beijing, China.
Alfred is also an ABC Licensed Federal Master Brewer and Bartender, and in 2013 was crowned the “King of Microbrews” by The Sacramento Bee. Alfred's favorite sport is Mixed Martial arts. He is a black belt in Shotokan Karate.
Languages: English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese
Mary is an Executive Casino Host. Born and raised in Oakland, Mary Guon relocated with her family to Sacramento in 2005 and joined Thunder Valley in 2007. She worked as a hostess in Koi Palace (now Red Lantern), then transferred to Player Development as a Casino Service Agent.
She is also currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree as an international business major at Sacramento City College. When she’s free, Mary loves spending time with her grandmother, who resides in the Bay Area.
在灣區奧克蘭出生和長大的，Mary在2005移居沙加緬度與她的家人住，並於 2007年加入發達谷。她開始在Koi Palace 被聘為 Hostess，然後轉移到Player Development VIP Service發展作為賭場貴賓服務員。後來，她晉升為賭場 Casino Host，而她擁有在客戶服務和客戶關係的豐富經驗。她也是目前正在攻讀學士學位程度作為國際企業管理。在她的業餘時間，Mary喜歡逛街, 購物，旅遊，和與她居住在灣區的祖母相處。
Languages: English, Cantonese, Taishan