Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos announced on Friday, May 12 the recent promotion of Gavin Huskey, an EBCI tribal member, to Regional Direct Marketing Manager. In his new role, Huskey will oversee the development and implementation of marketing campaigns tailored specifically for Total Rewards customers for both Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel.
Huskey joined the Harrah’s Cherokee team in 2012 as a Cherokee Development Program Associate before advancing to positions within Finance, Operations, and Marketing. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Western Carolina University and a bachelor’s of arts degree in psychology from Yale University.
The Cherokee Development Program is designed to develop and train enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for leadership positions at Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos.
“Gavin is bright and capable with the capacity to achieve any goal he sets for himself,” said Paula Wojtkowski, Regional Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Development. “He has held roles in several operating departments which has expanded his understanding of our business and the industry,”
“The Cherokee Development Program is responsible for many of the current leaders in our organization,” said Regional Senior Vice President and General Manager Brooks Robinson. “Providing development opportunities for members of the Eastern Band continues to be a priority of our leadership team and I am proud of the success we have had with the program.”
– Harrah’s Cherokee