Raj Valluri joined Horizon in 2021 and is responsible for managing and overseeing development projects across the southeast region.
Prior to becoming Vice President of Development for Horizon, Mr. Valluri was Vice President of Design-Development with AMC Theatres for 13 years, where he managed design and led construction management initiatives; created project budgets and annual capex budgets while managing scope and schedule of multiple concurrent projects. During his tenure with AMC Theatres, Mr. Valluri managed a portfolio that consisted of 50 remodelling projects annually ranging from $5M to $7.5M per location, with an annual capex of $250M, and cumulative spend of $2B.
Mr. Valluri also worked with Ameristar Casinos as the Director of Design where he oversaw the design of several capex improvement projects at 6 casino properties ranging from design of restaurants, buffets, VIP lounges, hotel remodeling projects, and new hotel developments.
Mr. Valluri received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from The University of Baroda in India and a Master of Architecture, Urban Design degree from The Univeristy of Kansas.