Caleb Arceneaux joined Liv Hospitality in May 2008 and subsequently held various roles within the company including General Manager, Director of Food and Beverage and Casino Operations and was ultimately named Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Mr. Arceneaux’s strengths lie in his 20 years of hospitality and leadership experience in hotel, casino, and food and beverage operations. His hotel management experience originates in the Pacific Northwest where he worked within several full-service resorts, gaming operations and limited-service hotels, uniquely qualifying him to lead the Liv Hospitality portfolio of properties. Mr. Arceneaux has extensive experience in casino player reinvestment strategies, direct marketing efforts, digital marketing and operational platforms, various promotional programs, operational efficiencies, internal controls, and maximizing ROI with various CRM management systems. Mr. Arceneaux has in-depth experience in both commercial and Native American casino jurisdictions.
Mr. Arceneaux’s food and beverage experience originates in conference services and has developed into a solid background that consists of new construction project management, franchised food and beverage operations, menu development, cost control, and operational efficiencies. In addition to leading the Liv team, Mr. Arceneaux serves on the Hotel Business Improvement District Board of Directors for Box Elder, the Visitor Industry Alliance Board, the South Dakota State Tourism Advisory Board, the Regional Health Home+ Advisory Board, The Elevate Rapid City board, the Elevate Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau board as well as serving as the President of the Deadwood Gaming Association. He has been active in successfully lobbying for visitor and travel industry legislative initiatives during his tenure as CEO of Liv Hospitality. Mr. Arceneaux is also a shareholder in Atlantis, LLC; the company who owns WaTiki Waterpark and the associated hotels and restaurants within the resort complex. He and his wife, Amy, enjoy spending time in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota with their 3 children.