Paula E. Eylar-Lauzon

Vice President Internal Audit, Boyd Gaming Corporation
Department: William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration


Paula Eylar-Lauzon is the Vice President of Business and Technology for Boyd Gaming, with responsibility for managing Boyd Gaming’s energy management and sustainability, and technology-related functions. A 20-year veteran of the gaming and hospitality industry, Paula began her career in hotel operations with Embassy Suites. In addition to holding a management position at Boyd Gaming early in her career, her experience includes Harrah’s Entertainment, Bally’s Las Vegas and Rio Suite Hotel & Casino. Paula rejoined the Boyd Gaming in 1999 and was promoted to Vice President Internal Audit in May 2003. In January 2008, Paula was appointed Vice President of Technology & Systems before being named to her current position in April 2009.

Paula holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

A 2006 graduate of Leadership Las Vegas and a past UNLV Hotel Alumni board member, Paula currently sits on the UNLV International Hotel Advisory Board to the Dean and recently became a board member for the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Paula is also a past president and board member of the Las Vegas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and past treasurer and board member for the Jewish Family Service Agency, a non-profit and non-sectarian agency providing those in need with food, counseling and other life-oriented services. She is also active with various other non-profit organizations serving the Las Vegas Valley including United Way and WeekEnd Hunger.

Paula is the proud mother of two teenage boys, Ryan and Aaron.