Gerri Harris
Gerri Harris is Executive Director of Diversity & Contracts of MGM Resorts International Design. Gerri supports and collaborates with local and regional senior management and executive leaders on the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion programs involving workforce utilization, consultant and contractor participation for the design and construction of MGM National Harbor and MGM Springfield, and she works closely with our legal teams on the standardization of contracts forms for these regional developments.

Gerri joined MGM in 2005 as Director of Contract Administration with oversight of the Contracts Department in the preparation of construction and professional services agreements related to Capital Improvement Projects for all MGM Resorts in Nevada, as well as MGM Grand Detroit, Beau Rivage and Gold Strike Tunica and the new MGM/AEG Las Vegas Arena.

Gerri manages our Company’s relationships with various construction focused organizations and community partners. She is involved in furthering our alignment and fulfillment of strategic initiatives in support of our Corporate Social Responsibility platform.

Before her work with MGM Resorts, Gerri worked for nearly 20 years with UBM, Inc., an African-American-owned construction and consulting firm based in Chicago. Gerri received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture and Art from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Phoenix. She also holds certification in Construction Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology and in Paralegal Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Additionally, Gerri is a member of the National Association of Minority Contractors and the National Association of Women in Construction.