CONTACT A HOST
A team of Hosts awaits you, ready to assist with every detail. Whether you are coming for dinner and a show or are planning a vacation, you can count on our team to make your stay an unforgettable experience. Thank you for choosing ilani.
To speak to a host, please call 1.360.887.6375.
As a Casino Host, Desiree has a passion for helping people and creating a lasting experience. With a wide range of expertise ranging from event management, graphic design to photography, she prides herself on having a professional and fun attitude creating an enjoyable and memorable environment for each of her guests. When she is not at work, you can find her boating on the Columbia River with her husband and two kids in the summer and enjoying the slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows in the winter!
"Having joy each day is a priority in life. Embark with me on this journey and let’s laugh our way through it!"
With over 10 years of gaming experience, Gene's passion is to deliver a superior level of guest service that is second to none. When Gene is not spending quality time with his guests at ilani, he is likely to be spending time with his family hunting, fishing, camping and skiing in the winter months.
"Our amenities and property speak for themselves, but we as a TEAM will deliver a truly memorable gaming experience on a first-class level each and every visit."
Jason is a born leader and professional with extensive experience in communications providing comprehensive, innovative and efficient service. As your Casino Host, he loves nothing more than to take each one of his guests and give them the experience of a lifetime every time. When Jason's not at ilani, you can find him spending quality time with friends and family camping, boating and rooting on the Seattle Seahawks.
"Commitment to community is what I strive for!"
Having been born in Denmark and then moving to the United States at a young age, Lasse (pronounced L-aw-suh) has true world experience. He has traveled all over the Pacific Northwest delivering his excellent customer service before he found his home at ilani. He is usually referred to as L.J. on the casino floor. Lasse got his college diploma in Denmark and travelled all over Europe during the time of his education. In his free time, he enjoys going to concerts, snowboarding and just being around friends!
"Here at ilani, we are truly a family and I look forward to bringing our guests into that culture."
Max lived in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia before moving to the United States when he was 18 years old for college. In 2015, Max ventured from Las Vegas to the Pacific Northwest where he joined the ilani Team in 2017. Max is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Malay, Chao Zou, Fujian and has a vast understanding of the Chinese culture. When Max is not providing outstanding guest service you can find him enjoying the Pacific Northwest’s outdoor activities with his two beautiful dogs.