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Ferguson Named Chief Operating Officer at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Ferguson has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions both in and out of the gaming industry.

By - Apr 27th, 2016 02:57 pm
Rodney Ferguson. Photo courtesy of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

Rodney Ferguson. Photo courtesy of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

MILWAUKEE (April 27, 2016) – Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has named Rodney Ferguson as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Ferguson will oversee all day-to-day operations of the property.

From 2013 to 2015, Ferguson served as Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Chief Financial Officer, where he helped lead the planning and opening of the property’s 381-room hotel.

“We’re so pleased to welcome Rodney back into leadership at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino,” said Harold “Gus” Frank, Chairman of the Forest County Potawatomi Executive Council. “Rodney not only brings a wealth of experience in tribal gaming to the position, but has an intimate knowledge of the operations here in Milwaukee, which will serve the property very well.”

Ferguson has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions both in and out of the gaming industry.

Prior to his most recent stint with Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Ferguson served as CEO of Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, Ore. Prior to that, he served as General Manager at the Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, N.M. In addition, Ferguson is a certified public accountant with a bachelor of science in accounting from Virginia State University.

Outside of the office, Ferguson enjoys spending time with his family, especially his two grandchildren. He prides himself as an outdoorsman as he takes part in RV Camping and fishing. A sports enthusiast, he also enjoys basketball, football, golf and boxing.

About Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Set in the heart of Milwaukee, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is Wisconsin’s premier entertainment destination, offering guests the best in gaming, dining and entertainment. The property features a luxurious 381-room hotel, the intimate 500-seat Northern Lights Theater and more than 60,000 square feet of event space. To discover more, visit www.paysbig.com.

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