Sokol Tops Pinnacle

Scott Sokol has been named president of Pinnacle Entertainment.

Sokol joined the staff soon after it was founded in New York City in 1990 and will maintain his client and territorial responsibilities.

“Scott has been a major contributor to the company’s growth over the last 18 years and is highly respected on both sides of the aisle with clients and promoters,” Pinnacle owner John Dittmar said in a statement. “His approach is one of enthusiasm and dedication to his work and he is the perfect choice to lead the company into the future.”

Sokol will continue to be based out of the White Plains, N.Y., office.