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Executive Manager - Government Operations - 12+ years experience working within Native American governmental operations.  Broad range of experience with local, national and federal governments and has been at the forefront of numerous tribal initiatives working through regulatory agencies to position the interests of the tribe(s). Exceptional strategic planner that is extremely adept at managing chaos and executing change. BA in business management and AS in natural resource management. Enrolled Tribal Member. 100K298527SB


Director of Compliance 14+ years in Accounting, Compliance and audit with 7 years as Director of Casino Accounting. Ensures complete compliance by regulatory agencies. Extensive knowledge IGRA, Sarbanes-Oxley and  GAAP.  Authored Standards of Operation and Conduct Compliance programs. Bachelor's of Science in Accounting. 150K26393TM


Chief Executive Officer - 35+ years full destination - multi-property Gaming - Resort experience. Experienced in corporate gaming with the past 12 years working successfully in multi-property Indian Gaming including design-build and openings of major properties with as many as 1,500 employees, 2,300 slots and 200+ hotel rooms, 50+ table games, poker, 500-seat bingo, keno, multiple food & beverage outlets and entertainment venues. Extensive experience with retail fuel services including fuel and retail sales, engineering and maintenance which resulted in annual revenue growth from $8M to over $17M. Experienced in planning, design, development and construction of operations, including design approval and construction coordination of $155M destination gaming resort.  BS in Business Administration and is a Master Graduate of Rapport Leadership. Enrolled Tribal Member. 400K31692TM

Chief Executive Officer – 20+ years of senior level experience with Tribal government operations and Casino resort operations. Experience as Chairperson and has numerous years in private businesses and owner and senior manager. Experienced with development of business plans, securing financing - both public and private sector - for tribal programs and non-tribal businesses. Secured financing for both public and private sector for tribal programs and non-tribal businesses. Excellent communication skills.  Allows managers to manage their people and projects, but stays involved in their decision-making process.  Effectively communicates the goals of the organization and the Tribe. Through a strong work ethic, does what it takes to analyze situations and find appropriate resolutions. A good problem solver and works well in political environments. MBA degree.  Enrolled Tribal Member. 125K172447TM


Senior Vice President of Gaming and Business Operations - 25+ years of management experience with 18 of these years in Native American organizations. Exceptional experience in large multi-property casinos, tribal enterprises, tribal government and the banking industry. Responsible for driving efficiencies and EBITDA, enhancing operations and developing tribal members for leadership positions. Possesses stellar work ethics, exceptional understanding of P&L’s and budgets and is a team builder and leader. Bachelors degree in Accounting. Enrolled Tribal Member. 210K30915SB

General Manager - 5+ year experience as General Manager. 20 years experience in Table Games and 13 years in Gaming Management. Helps departments to communicate better and connecting team building throughout the organization. Instrumental in creating a system for all games supervisors to keep their evaluation templates, work histories and disciplinary/recognition records. Management style is to be personable, approachable, and adaptable. Recognizes achievements by staff members, always coaching them for improvement. Helps to ensure everyone is on the same page.  Enrolled Tribal Member. 110K153788TM


Director of Casino Operations - 16+ years experience with Native American Casinos with all of these years in slots and gaming operations. Extensive experience in enhancing operations, restructuring properties and developing effective strategies to increase market share. Driving force behind garnering efficiencies, expense control and customer satisfaction. Most significant accomplishments include: mentoring and developing people, relationship building and the effective development and deployment of strategy. Certified in financial accounting, analysis and auditing, slot operations and table games management. BA degree in business. Enrolled Tribal member. 140K49521SB


Chief Financial Officer, CPA– 30+ years of financial and accounting experience - 11 years with Harrah’s and 3 years with multi property Indian gaming organization. Experience with SOX and tax reporting.  Masters in Taxation  and Bachelors in Economics, majoring in Accounting. Enrolled Tribal member. 200K46331SB

Senior Level Controller -19+ years accounting experience in the gaming industry with 2 of these years in Native American organizations. Created and implemented accounting and audit functions as well as defined and operationalized financial and accounting policies and procedures for pre-property openings. Extremely analytical, number oriented and a consensus builder. BS- Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. Enrolled Tribal member. 100K230455SB


Director of Food & Beverage – 31+ years of experience with 15 of these years in casino environments including almost 2 years in a Native American casino. Experienced facility design, menu development, purchasing, planning and staff supervision. Hands on manager, stickler for details and manages to ensure that long range goals and objectives are accomplished on time and within budget. AA in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America. Enrolled Tribal member. 80K45925SB

Executive Chef - 25+ year’s culinary experience with 12 years Management experience.  5 years experience with Native American gaming and 17 years in traditional gaming. Implemented new systems, procedures, reports and purchasin.  Convinced management to build a warehouse for F&B and oversaw purchasing for this department. They were able to eliminate waste, increase personal responsibility for the BOH team to follow recipes properly and prepare foods according to plan.  105K390763TM


Director of Hotel Operations/Vice President of Hospitality Services – 13+ years of experience in Hotel Operations, including one (1) year in Native American gaming. Assisted with multiple Hotel openings, acquisitions and conversions from a technical and operations discipline. Experienced in training employees, management and property executives in Customer Service and Behavior; at one property this training yielded a 22% increase in revenue. Hands-on management style and will never ask someone to do something that theywouldn’t do. Believes that mentoring is to key to growing a team  and is focused on achieving the same goals. 150K431480TM


Human Resource Executive - 30 years of experience with 10 years in Native American organizations. Responsible for all elements of Human Resource management including developing career ladders and succession planning, reducing turnover while simultaneously doubling employee population and designing employee customer service training programs. Strategic, innovative and possesses the ability to think out of the box for creative and meaningful solutions and enhancements. MA- human resource development. Enrolled Tribal member. 125K37394SB


VP Marketing and Player Development – 28+ years of experience in Marketing including database, casino marketing, events, branding and panning and development. She has worked for 10 years in the Midwest with large casinos and with Native American casinos. In her position at one casino they were consistently the market leader for 10 years and she was an integral part of both the team development and revenue generation. She put promotions in place which had never been done resulting in highly effective results for the bottom line. Building bridges of communication as well as developing processes and systems. Enrolled Tribal member. 200K148585TM

Director of Marketing - 20+ years experience with nearly 14 years in Native American casino marketing. For the past 9 years held director level positions and has been the architect of multiple programs. Responsible for the development of the marketing department. Notable experience in planning and executing large events, building departments and implementing strategies to accomplish corporate goals and objectives. Innovative, creative and thinks out of the box, developing programs, promotions and solutions that are successful, cost effective and contribute to revenue generation.  BA in business.  Enrolled Tribal member. 110K17537SB


Director or VP Race Book / Keno – 28+ years of experience and is responsible for the start-up and oversight of  one of the most successful race books in America. Accomplished, visionary executive with domestic and international experience.  Reesults-oriented, decisive leader,  strategic thinking and problem solving  increasing revenues and market share. AA in Liberal Arts . Enrolled Tribal member.  090K26437TM


Director of Surveillance – 13+ years experience, 11 within Native American Gaming, including six (6) at the executive level. Developed and implemented a training regimen which ensured the continual professional growth of the Surveillance team members. Directed and supervised all areas including compliance, surveillance, auditing and background departments. Experience with the most innovative technologies including TITO and POS tracking. Enrolled Tribal Member. 100K316089TM

Surveillance Director – over 20 years experience in surveillance supervision and management for Tribal and non-Tribal casinos. Has published numerous papers on how to detect cheating at table games using written documentation of player’s basic strategy deviations. Team oriented management style. Strengths in detection of cheaters and internal controls.  Enrolled Tribal Member. 120K315015TM


Slot Director – 15+ years experience in Slot Management positions and over five (5) at the Executive level. Experienced Trainer for the Slot Department. Leadership style is goal oriented and continuously challenges the department to achieve and exceed goals. Bi-lingual.  Wants to work at a property where they can generate revenue and exceed expected profits. Enrolled Tribal member. 185162406SB


VP of Table Games – 20+ years focused in the casino industry in table games with 14 of these years in a Native American Casino. Responsible for ensuring that the facility remained on the cutting edge of table game technology. Developed and executed a comprehensive training program that resulted in enhanced levels of customer satisfaction and increased levels of revenue. Designed multiple reports and processes to better analyze table game performance and gaming percentages. Enrolled Tribal member. 125K316782SB

Table Games Manager – 17+ years experience working in Native American gaming. Experienced in player development, guest services and provides strong leadership to team. Process focused; goal and objective oriented and identifies issues and solutions. Adept at working with numbers, budgeting and short and long term planning. Easy and efficient communication style. Enrolled Tribal member.  060K13533SB