Marvin W. Beatty, Greektown Casino
Marvin Beatty is Vice President of Community and Public Relations at Greektown Casino. In this role, he oversees the charitable contributions, lobbying and public relations for the Greektown Casino Management Board of Directors.
Beatty served for more than 22 years with the City of Detroit Fire Department. On January 1, 1994, he retired from his position as Deputy Fire Commissioner. He was the first African-American to hold that position in the department's history. Beatty then became the Executive Director at the Wadsworth Community Center in Detroit.
Beatty is a former shareholder of Greektown Casino and a former member of the Greektown Casino Management Board of Directors. He currently serves as a Board Member for the NAACP, Chairman of the Coleman A. Young Foundation, Downtown Detroit Partnership Board of Directors, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, Campus Martius, Music Hall and on the Trustee Board of the Fellowship Chapel. From 1995 to 2010, he served as Chairman on the Board of Zoning Appeals for the City of Detroit. He currently serves on the City of Detroit Public Lighting Authority. He attended Osborn High School.
Beatty was appointed to the HAP Board in 2008.