Darnell Strom brings sports and media experience to Wynn Board

Wynn Resorts has confirmed the appointment of Darnell Strom as a member of the company’s Board of Directors this week. He takes up the role as an Independent Director and Class I member of the Board in a move that became effective on October 14.

Strom, is currently a Partner and Head of the Culture and Leadership Division at global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency, where he leads efforts to expand the cultural and business influence across platforms for its top clients in media, sports, entertainment, music, fashion, the arts, branding and thought leadership.

His decades of experience in entertainment, media and sports, along with the relationships he has established will, said Wynn, be a significant benefit to the company.  

Prior to joining UTA, Strom was an agent at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) where he set strategy and developed relationships for major clients, including individual artists as well as top brands, across multiple platforms, including television, motion pictures, publishing, digital communications, and technology. 

His previous work as an Executive at the CAA Foundation led him to advise artists and large corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives.

Strom’s career in politics includes work as a Deputy Director for Former President Bill Clinton, as well as work with Senator John Kerry’s Presidential Campaign. He also served on President Barack Obama’s White House Entertainment Council.