Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Mashantucket Pequot Tribe Ousts CEO

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Patricia Irvin, chief executive officer in charge of business operations and economic development, was let go last week.

Irvin began was hired less than a year ago, having previously worked for the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in the administration of former President Clinton.

The Tribe announced last week that its casino will lay off 700 employees but many were caught by surprise that Irvin was one of the first to go.