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Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Leadership and Development

This month, we spoke with three tribal leaders about the current challenges and rewards they are facing, how they promote strong leadership...
Janet K. Bill

Janet K. Bill, Chairperson, Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians

Our tribe encourages strong leadership within our casino and all our entities. From our tribal youth education and scholarship programs to our internship opportunities, we recognize the importance of creating leadership development initiatives for our tribal members.
Reggie Wassana

Reggie Wassana, Governor, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

Post-pandemic has been a new challenge for our casino operations. It helped create new effective processes and plans of action to improve employee morale and drive revenue.
Max Zuni

Max Zuni, Governor, Pueblo of Isleta

I am very grateful for the dedicated leadership at the Isleta Resort & Casino – it is because of their initiatives that there are expansive employment opportunities available to our people.

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on 2023 Development

This month, we spoke with three tribal leaders about the current challenges and rewards they are facing, how they promote strong leadership...
Leonard Forsman

Leonard Forsman, Chairman, Suquamish Tribe

We are working to combat climate change by de-carbonizing with the assistance of state and federal grants that support solar, electric vehicle charging, and energy conservation.
Martin Harvier

Martin Harvier, President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort are dedicated to creating employment opportunities for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) and its enrolled community members. As such, the Pathways to Success Program is available to all enrolled community members from their first day of employment.
Jack Potter Jr.

Jack Potter, Jr., Chairman, Redding Rancheria

Our tribe promotes leadership from the foundational level to the top. Leadership starts with our general membership, goes up through tribal council, executive teams, management support teams, and other committees.

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on 2023 Momentum

This month, we spoke with five tribal leaders from across Indian Country about the greatest challenges and rewards this year, how strong...
Russell Buster Attebery

Russell “Buster” Attebery, Chairman, Karuk Tribe

Communicate early and often with your management team. Develop a policy that reflects a proper chain of command so all employees, upper-level to entry-level, feel they were involved in the solution.
Ronaldo Pascual

Gun Lake Casino Names Ronaldo Pascual Director of Hotel Operations

WAYLAND, MI – Gun Lake Casino (GLC) has named Ronaldo Pascual its Director of Hotel Operations. Pascual has a distinguished 20-year career...
Matthew Primmer

Matthew Primmer Appointed Aristocrat’s Chief Product Officer

LAS VEGAS, NV – Aristocrat has announced the appointment of Matthew Primmer to the position of Chief Product Officer, reporting directly to...
Spotlight 29 Casino

Spotlight 29 Casino To Present Galleri Classic

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA – Spotlight 29 Casino will be presenting sponsor of The Galleri Classic, and the tournament's exclusive casino partner through...
Chris James

NCAIED President Chris James Appointed to Federal Trade Committee

MESA, AZ – Chris James, President and CEO of The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), has been appointed by President...