Career Opportunities


The Foundation, LLC – We specialize in $100,000+ career opportunities in the gaming/casino and technology sectors. We work exclusivly by referral – no online ads or unsolicited resumes.  Client investment is 25% of first year base salary.  For the best talent in America, contact the Godfather at!



Candidate Career Guide (NEW!) – Approximately 80% of candidates shoot themselves in the foot.  They may be technically talented, however the best candidate does not always get the job.  The best prepared candidate does.  This package includes developing a successful resume, a 30 page Career Guide and one hour with The Godfather to discuss your career strategy.  Via Phone – $500.  In Person – $1,000.


Help Wanted (Career Opportunities)

My top career opportunities. If you know of someone that would be a good fit, and will vouch for them personally, have them forward a resume to and mention your name. Any and all referrals gratefully accepted.

VP, Sales ($400,000, Las Vegas)
VP, Online and Web ($250,000, Las Vegas)
Chief Technology Officer ($250,000, International)
Chief Information Officer ($250,000, Las Vegas)
Chief Information Officer – Online ($250,000, Las Vegas)
VP, Project Management ($250,000, Las Vegas)
CFO – Casino ($175,000, Las Vegas)
CTO – iGaming ($150,000, San Francisco)
CFO – Casino ($175,000, California)
Director, Software Engineering ($150,000, East Coast)
Director, Finance – Casino ($150,000, Las Vegas)
Director, International Service and Operations ($150,000, Las Vegas)
Director, Leasing and Asset Management ($150,000, Las Vegas)
Director, Game Studios ($150,000, Las Vegas)
Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis ($150,000, International)
VP, Human Resources – Casino ($135,000, California)
Director, Human Resources – Casino ($125,000, Las Vegas)
Director, F&B – Luxury ($125,000, Las Vegas)
Director, Slots ($125,000, California)
Director, Hotel ($125,000, California)
Director, Facilities ($125,000, California)
Poker Application Software Developer ($125,000, Las Vegas)
Software Developers – C++, C#, Java, PHP ($150,000, Las Vegas)
Web Developer ($125,000, Las Vegas)
Director, Vendor Management ($105,000, Las Vegas)
Logistics Manager ($105,000, Las Vegas)
Product Manager – iGaming ($100,000, Las Vegas)
Sr. Enterprise Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Sr. Application Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Systems Security Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Systems Design Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Application Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Lead Network Architect (to $100,000, Las Vegas)
Program Manager ($90,000, Las Vegas)
Sr. Business Architect ($80,000, Las Vegas)
IT Manager ($70,000, Las Vegas)
Gaming/Casino Talent ($100,000 – $250,000, Nationwide) – The Godfather is always scouting for the very best in casino and gaming talent. Our specialty is General Managers, Technology, Marketing and Finance. All referrals gratefully accepted!Technology Talent ($100,000 – $200,000, Nationwide) – The Godfather is my name and High Tech is my game! My specialty is CIO, CTO, VP and Director level candidates, however I occasionally have technical (PM, Software Developer, DBA, Network Engineer) openings as well. I work exclusively by referral.

Client Testimonials for The Foundation

Amazing contacts, great service and a wonderful guy. An invaluable resource!
 Gavin Isaacs
Shuffle Master
Mark is more than just a great Headhunter; he is an integral part of the community!
Andy Choy
Riviera Hotel & Casino
Mark worked on several searches for us, and recently placed a key member of our executive team.  More importantly, Mark gives back to the community, donating his time and financial resources to a variety of charities.
Bill Warner
Warner Gaming/Hard Rock Casino
Mark gives immediate and personal attention to his clients.  He helped us fill several key positions using his broad personal network.
Tim Parrott
Former CEO
Shuffle Master and Aristocrat Technologies
Mark does a great job of bringing high-impact candidates to the table. And he does it fast!
Mark Dunkeson
SVP, Operations and GM, Red Rock Resort
Station Casinos
If you were to solely focus on Mark’s philanthropic and charity efforts that alone would speak volumes for his character. From an executive recruiting perspective, he simply gets it done.
John Culetsu
Executive Vice President & GM
Mt Airy Casino Resort & Spa
Working with Mark is a genuine pleasure. He has the highest integrity and awesome follow-up…oh, and by the way…he’s a lot of fun to work with!
Rick Salinas
General Manager
Barona Resort and Casino
He is an excellent resource on the recruiting front, and the only person you need to know to get connected in Vegas.
Brad Warga
VP, Recruiting
When I want talent, I don’t look around…I call Mark Wayman, The Godfather of Las Vegas!
Scot Campbell
MGM Resorts International, Pinnacle Entertainment
Mark helped us quickly find unique talent.  He is a pleasure to work with!
Stephen Heise
VP, Human Resources
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Personalized service. Great follow-up. Great contacts. The ‘go-to’ person when you need talent!
Tom Peck
Levi Strauss
We were delighted by the speed, the quality of the candidates and Mark’s personalized assistance during the process.
Alan Baer
SVP, People and Information
Kimpton Hotel Group
Wayman has created a deep network of gaming industry insiders who provide real-time insight and connections to talent ranging from technologists, management and C level leaders.
Gary Kapral
SVP, Human Resources
Bally Technologies
Mark provided us with a wide array of candidates for critical positions within our organization. Our first call is always to Mark.
Jon Wolfe
EVP, Resorts International
Principal, House Advantage
Mark’s goals are always win/win for his clients and the candidates, with an eye to achieving the greatest good for all. That’s pretty special in my book!
Sheleen Quish
SVP/CIO and Human Resources
Ameristar Casinos
With Mark, you’ll get a deep knowledge of the gaming world, frequent and thorough follow-up, and a focus on delivering top-notch industry talent.
Graham Weaver
Managing Director
Alpine Investors
Mark is a true professional with amazing networking skills. Most importantly, Mark through his professional network, gives back financially and through his volunteer work and leads others to do the same.
Jennifer Martinez
VP, Human Resources
Konami Gaming
Mark’s commitment to maintaining important (and trusting) relationships within the gaming industry afford him the opportunity to quickly identify exceptional candidates.
Bob Schaffhauser
Las Vegas Hilton
Mark’s network of contacts and applicants in the gaming industry is unprecedented.
Lou Dorn
General Counsel
Colony Capital
We searched for a candidate for months. Mark provided a candidate with all the qualities we were looking for on his first submission.
Tony Taeubel
VP and GM, Orleans Hotel and Casino
Boyd Gaming
Mark has helped us on numerous occasions find top notch talent for key roles in our organization. He’s very professional, excellent follow up, and is very customer focused.
Jason Walbridge
Chief Supply Officer
Aristocrat Technologies
Mark is the rare person I have and would trust my professional reputation to.  He is also someone I deeply admire for his true and deep commitment to our community.
Katie Lever
General Counsel
Shuffle Master