Lawrence Kovach is known to have become the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Pearl River Resort – the resort portfolio belonging to the Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise (CRDE), a business enterprise of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Kovach is now in charge of the overall fifnacial operations of all the properties in the CRDE portfolio, including the Silver Star Hotel & Casino, Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, Geyser Falls Water Park and Dancing Rabbit Golf Club.
Kovach has 40 years of experience working for the financial and gaming industries. His career started at Price Waterhouse where with the time he became the national director of financial services. Later he worked as the chief operating officer at law firms in Dallas, Columbus and El Paso. During the past seven years he was the primary financial executive for the Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde Community and simultaneously Kovach served as an interim CFO for Spirit Mountain Casino as well as CFO for the Grand Ronde Food and Fuel Company, Spirit Mountain Management Consulting, Inc., and Spirit Mountain Development Corporation.
General Paul Harvey, president and chief executive officer for Pearl River Resort said that Kovach would play a great role in the development of Pearl River Resort.