The Forest County Potawatomi have named Dominic Ortiz as the new CEO and general manager of Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ortiz replaces Rodney Ferguson who stepped down at the start of April.
He most recently served as the CFO officer of Michigan- based Soaring Eagle Gaming Properties and Corporate Services.
“We are truly excited to welcome Dominic into this role at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino,” said Forest County Potawatomi chairman Ned Daniels Jr. “We’re confident his years of experience in tribal gaming will prove valuable in charting the course during a pivotal time at our Milwaukee property.”
An enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas, Ortiz is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Business as well as the Harvard Business School’s general manager and executive education programme.
“I would like to thank the Tribal Council and the Forest County Potawatomi for the opportunity to join an amazing team,” he stated. “I look forward to building upon their success and taking the brand to a new level for future generations.”
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