Our Board of Directors

Peter M. Carlino

Peter M. Carlino

Chairman
Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Biographical Information:

Peter M. Carlino is Chairman of Penn National Gaming, Inc., a public company trading on the NASDAQ, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., also a public company found on the NASDAQ. 

For 20 years prior to the Penn National IPO in 1994, he served as Chairman and President of Mountainview Thoroughbred Racing, the predecessor of Penn National Gaming, Inc. From 1982 to present, his real estate businesses have developed commercial and residential projects in eastern Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

Mr. Carlino, 68, is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.  He serves on the board of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  He resides in Reading, PA with his wife, Marshia. They have four children and nine grandchildren.  He enjoys boating, traveling on Harley Davidsons, and collecting/racing vintage cars.

Mr. Carlino and his wife, Marshia, have been instrumental in developing Penn State Hershey's Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center, with gifts to endow the chair position and three early career professorships. The Carlino's have also provided significant support to further the professional careers of Penn State Hershey's nurses through the Elizabeth Powers Carlino Nursing Excellence Award. The award is named in memory of Peter's mother, who was a registered nurse. Through Penn National Gaming, Inc., Peter has provided leadership for an annual golf tournament that supports the IBD Center. The company also made a leadership commitment to the Penn State Children's Hospital Building Campaign.

Education:

Education:

B.A., College of the Liberal Arts
Pennsylvania State University

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