HOLLYWOOD, FL – Tracy Bradford has been promoted to President of Seminole Hard Rock Support Services. In her new role, she will be responsible for all management and operations of support services, customer care and aviation.
Seminole Hard Rock Support Services was established in 2017 to consolidate and coordinate multiple staff functions of Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming, which share corporate office space. Both organizations are led by Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming.
“Tracy Bradford has been instrumental in the hugely successful coordination of purchasing and other staff functions of Seminole Hard Rock Support Services,” said Allen. “She will be a driving force in maximizing the benefits of its entire consolidated operation.”
In her most recent role, Bradford served as Executive Vice President of Administration for Seminole Hard Rock Support Services. She has been in charge of purchasing, vendor registration, travel, contract administration, cost control, warehouse operations, receiving, records retention, aviation and support building maintenance.
She joined Seminole Gaming in 2005 as Director of Purchasing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and then served as Vice President of Purchasing for Seminole Gaming.
Prior to joining Seminole Gaming, Bradford established purchasing departments and was part of grand opening teams at several casinos, including the Isle of Capri Casino and Sam’s Town Casino for Boyd Gaming, both in Tunica, MS. She was also director of purchasing at Ameristar Casino in Vicksburg, MS, where she was responsible for purchasing, public space, hotel, wardrobe, warehouse, receiving and inventory control.
In 1986, she joined Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, NJ, as a junior buyer. During her 10-year career with the Trump Organization, she was part of the grand opening team for the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. She was promoted to purchasing agent and then to purchasing manager, with responsibility for purchasing, warehouse, receiving, inventory and wardrobe.
Bradford began her casino industry career in 1984 as a clerk typist with Caesar’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City and is a New Jersey native.