David R. Hughes

David R. Hughes
Chief Financial Officer of Shore Memorial Hospital

David R. Hughes has served as a Director since January 2013 and also serves as Chairperson of the Board's Audit Committee. Mr. Hughes joined Shore Memorial Hospital d/b/a Shore Medical Center as chief financial officer in January 2014, prior to which Mr. Hughes served as a member of the board of trustees through November 2013. Mr. Hughes has 27 years of operational and financial experience with executive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry. Mr. Hughes previously served as executive vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer of Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. from November 2010 until December 2013. In September 2014, Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and its Plan of Reorganization was confirmed in March 2015 and became effective in February 2016. Mr. Hughes was corporate executive vice president and chief financial officer of MTR Gaming Group (“MTR”) between May 2008 and November 2010. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Hughes served in various positions at MTR, including as corporate executive vice president strategic operations and chief operating officer of its flagship property in West Virginia. Mr. Hughes served as chief financial officer of Penn National Gaming's Charles Town Races & Slots property in Charles Town, West Virginia prior to joining MTR. Mr. Hughes also previously held operational and financial positions with major gaming companies throughout the United States, including Atlantic City, New Jersey, having served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Sun International Resorts Hotel and Casino and in positions at Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino from 1988 to 1995. Mr. Hughes began his career in gaming in table game operations in 1984 at the Sands Hotel and Casino. Mr. Hughes is a member of the board of directors of Rivers Casino and serves as chairman of the audit and compliance committee. Mr. Hughes is a member of the board of directors of Shore Quality Partners and chairman of the finance committee. Shore Quality Partners is a physician lead organization made up of over 200 physicians. Mr. Hughes also serves on the board of directors of the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce and the board of directors of St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point, New Jersey. Mr. Hughes holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Richard Stockton College and is a Certified Public Accountant (non-active). Mr. Hughes was appointed as a director of American Media, Inc. based on his significant operational and financial experience in the entertainment industry and as a director on other company boards.

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