Senior Management Executive Officers


In March of 2023, Mr. Butera joined Affinity Interactive bringing more than 30 years of knowledge and his mastery of many aspects of the gaming and entertainment industries, as well as a demonstrated track record of accomplishment in revolutionizing sectors through a mixture of insight and action.

Before Affinity Interactive, he served as President of Fubo Gaming at Fubo TV Inc., accountable for creating and running the first-ever, in-house sports betting and video streaming platform.

Moreover, he has held CEO and President positions in many Fortune 500 corporations, including MGM Resorts International, Arena Football League, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, and Tropicana Entertainment, Inc.

Mr. Butera attained his Bachelors of Arts from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and is former member of the college’s Board of Trustees. Additionally, he earned his Masters of Business Administration from New York University in New York, NY.

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Mrs. Uysal joined Affinity Gaming in May 2023 and is an accomplished C-level finance professional with over two decades of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry.

Prior to joining Affinity, she was the Chief Finance, Strategy & Transformation Officer for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, with the responsibility for financial planning and execution for the casino resort, government programs, and the tribe’s diverse business portfolio. Moreover, she held various property and corporate level, functional and finance leadership roles at Caesars Entertainment.

Mrs. Uysal holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Accounting degree from Istanbul University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from San Diego State University.

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Mr. Egnor joined the Affinity Interactive team in 2023 bringing two decades of hospitality experience.

Prior to Affinity Interactive, Mr. Egnor supported Fortune 100 hospitality companies and their digital transformation as a consultant for the largest privately held analytics company in the world, SAS Institute.  Prior to SAS, Mr. Egnor lead the marketing divisions for the San Manuel Casino in Southern California and then Resorts World Casino – New York City.  He held multiple roles at Caesar’s Entertainment in analytics, procurement, and food & beverage.

Mr. Egnor holds a Master of Science from New York University (NYU), a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Tennessee, and an Associate Degree from Johnson and Wales University.

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Mr. Paelinck joined Affinity Interactive in November of 2023 bringing a wealth of experience to the team. With over 20 years of leading IT for major gaming and technology companies such as Caesars, Station Casinos, and Walker Digital Tables, Charles is a true veteran of the industry. His expertise goes beyond gaming, having also held similar positions for Kellogg’s Cereal Company, Sprint, and Baxter Pharmaceuticals.

Notably, Mr. Paelinck is a co-inventor of an interactive marketing system and a mobile billing system for which he shared in patents.

Mr. Paelinck holds a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Arizona.

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Ms. Barnett joined Affinity Gaming in September of 2016. Prior to joining Affinity Gaming, Ms. Barnett was engaged in private practice, with the Nevada based firms McDonald Carano and Marquis Aurbach Coffing, where she specialized in real estate and business transactions. She also served as the Associate General Counsel for The Greenspun Corporation, a prominent media company and real estate developer.

Ms. Barnett holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie Law School, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Ms. Mark joined Affinity Gaming in November of 2019 bringing extensive Human Resources knowledge within the gaming industry. Prior to joining Affinity Gaming, Ms. Mark served as Vice President of Human Resources for Resorts World Las Vegas from 2014 to 2019.

From 2010 to 2014, she was the Vice President of Human Resources for the Las Vegas Hilton.
Earlier in Ms. Mark’s career, she worked as the Director of Human Resources for both Golden Gaming and Boyd Gaming.

Ms. Mark is a steward of philanthropy, and has been on the boards of various local non-profits throughout the Las Vegas valley including the Epicurean Charitable Foundation, HELP of Southern Nevada, and Go RED for Women.

Ms. Mark graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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