San Manuel Band Appoints Simon Fothergill Chief IT Officer

HIGHLAND, CA – The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has appointed Simon Fothergill Chief IT Officer for the enterprise. Reporting to Brigitte Saria, Chief People & Infrastructure Officer, Fothergill will oversee the development and continued growth and strategic execution of the technology roadmap for gaming, hospitality, entertainment, and the tribe’s future business endeavors.

“It’s an honor to be given this responsibility and an exciting opportunity to be tasked with executing the tribe’s vision,” said Fothergill.

“We are very proud of Simon’s achievements,” said Saria. “Simon has successfully driven numerous IT initiatives at a critical period of growth for the tribe. We are thrilled to have him joining our senior leadership team.”

Fothergill joined San Manuel in 2019 as VP of IT Business Services with responsibility for identifying talent, innovative technology, products, and systems in preparation to scale and innovate for the opening of Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel. Fothergill also helped establish the framework for IT support of Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.