Borgata is proud to announce that three of their team members have been honored with A.C. Weekly’s “40 Under 40” award. These annual awards are given to men and women have influenced the local community in a variety of positive ways. The recipients of the Top 40 Under 40, selected by the staff of A.C. Weekly and the Atlantic City Junior Chamber of Commerce, will be honored twice — at a casual, get-to-know-each-other party at Veracruz at Harrah’s Resort on March 5, then in grand style at an awards ceremony on March 22 right here at Premier at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
Meet the Borgata team members who will be celebrating their “40 Under 40” honor!
Chelsea Reyes holds the title of M life Experience Manager at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, where she manages the execution of M life Rewards initiatives and development programs, acting as the liaison between MGM Resorts Corporate and Borgata’s internal marketing departments. A resident of Galloway, New Jersey, Chelsea began her career at Borgata in 2014 as a Poker Marketing Coordinator, and was quickly promoted to Direct Marketing Manager within two years. Ms. Reyes started her career in the gaming industry back in 2011 when she was a marketing intern at Caesars Atlantic City. The University of Delaware alumna majored in International Business and Marketing and studied abroad in Paris. A passionate supporter of community service, Chelsea has volunteered her time at Habitat for Humanity, AtlantiCare, United Way, and the Field of Dreams, among others. She was recently named a Borgata Corporate Social Responsibility Champion for her leadership and constant encouragement of others to volunteer their time in the community. When she’s not at Borgata, you can find her creating handcrafted fabric and paper stationery for her Chickpea Cards company, or spending time with her family: George, step-kids Tyler and Riley, their daughter, Austen, and German Shepherd, Stark.
Anthony Santiago is General Manager at Borgata’s Wolfgang Puck American Grille, where he curates all craft mixology at the restaurant. He was born in Atlantic City and raised in Egg Harbor Township, where his mother and father instilled the values of working hard and being motivated. Mr. Santiago’s first restaurant job was at Quizno’s Subs in Mays Landing. Since then, the Stockton graduate has worked at various regional eateries, including Damon’s Bar & Grille, Simply Fondue, The Ram’s Head Inn, JoJo’s Italian Grille, and Baia Restaurant. He started his career in Atlantic City in 2011 when he was hired by BR Hospitality to be a supervisor at Bill’s Bar and Burger and Sammy D’s, both at Harrah’s Resort. Mr. Santiago joined the Borgata team in May of 2012 as a restaurant manager for Fornelletto. He later transferred to Wolfgang Puck American Grille in September of 2014 and was promoted to General Manager in in 2016. An avid supporter of community service, Anthony volunteers with The MGM Foundation as well as the Garden State Jeeps, who work with Camp Out For Hunger, Toys for Tots, and others. He is a member of the NJ Craft Beverage Alliance, a group of hospitality experts geared towards bringing beverage education, tourism, and experience to New Jersey, and he is currently working to establish an Atlantic City chapter of the United States Bartender’s Guild.
Augusto “Tito” Crousillat
Miami born and Lima, Peru raised, Augusto “Tito” Crousillat is General Manager of Borgata’s Premier Nightclub. He started his career at Borgata in 2008 as a Service Bartender and went on to work at various other nightclub establishments in the Atlantic City market. Tito was the Nightlife Beverage Manager at Tropicana’s Cuba Libre, where he took ownership of the beverage program by introducing new concepts to the brand. He previously worked at Planet Hollywood and opened The House of Blues in 2005. During this time, Mr. Crousillat also served the Buena community as a preschool teacher, where he worked closely with many children who were in the foster care system. He returned to Borgata in 2016 as Operations Manager for Premier, and a year later, was promoted to General Manager. The Egg Harbor Township resident is the proud father of Keean, who motivates and encourages him to be better every day.