Janelle Hope

MGM Resorts African American Network Group Chair

Learning Specialist – Leadership Development

Janelle Hope is the Learning Specialist for Leadership Development at MGM Resorts International and is honored to serve as Chair for the African American Employee Network Group.  As a Learning Specialist, Ms. Hope manages the Hospitality Internship Program and aides in the facilitation of the Management Associate Program and Culinary Associate Program, amongst other projects and initiatives in orchestrated by the MGM Resorts University. The African American Employee Network Group (AANG) is supported by MGM Resorts International to provide an opportunity for people of common interests and backgrounds to network and create relationships with one another and industry leaders. In her role as Chair, Ms. Hope is responsible for facilitating discussions and creating a space to connect, develop and empower MGM employees of, and not of, African American heritage.

Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, Janelle Hope attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated with her Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management.  Selection into the Management Associate Program with MGM Resorts brought her to Las Vegas four years ago.  Ms. Hope is also a member of the Howard University Alumni Association of Las Vegas, and serves as the Chair of the Program, Planning and Development Committee for the Las Vegas Urban League Young Professionals.  In her spare time, Ms. Hope enjoys traveling, volunteering, and exploring all of the entertainment that the city of Las Vegas has to offer.

Janelle Hope