WNY Power 100

President Matthew B. Pagels reaches #5 on Western New York’s Power 100

The movers and shakers in Buffalo, Rochester and the surrounding region.

Matthew Pagels
President, Seneca Nation of Indians

When Matthew Pagels won election to the presidency of the Seneca Nation of Indians last year, he became an integral part of its work toward a new casino compact with the state just as it reached a critical juncture. With the current agreement expiring in 2023, Pagels will need to negotiate with state officials on a compromise to keep the Seneca’s casinos, which have brought in more than $1.5 billion over the past two decades, running smoothly.

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