Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Appoints New Director of Finance and Administration

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October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has announced the promotion of Bambi Johnson to director of finance and administration.

Johnson, previously the director of finance, brings nearly 13 years of accounting experience to her new position. As the director of finance and administration, she will be overseeing three more departments including main cage, security and Total Rewards along with overseeing all aspects of finance for the casino including accounting, auditing, compliance, count team, purchasing, information technology, warehouse and planning and analysis.

Prior to joining Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, Johnson was a finance leader at Harrah's Resort Southern California, where her job duties included controller, audit supervisor, revenue manager and financial accounting manager.

“Bambi has shown great loyalty and professionalism to Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. She continues to use her creativity and competent thinking to move us in an innovative direction,” said Robert Livingston, general manager of Harrah’s Ak-Chin. “She developed and executed our ticket and e-cash system, allowing us to go coinless, which has kept us moving forward. Her esteemed thinking will continue to lead us to enduring results.”

Johnson lives in the Chandler with her husband and two daughters.

About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino:

Celebrating 20 years in Maricopa, Arizona, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Offering the largest selection of the latest reel and video slots in a range of denominations, Harrah’s Ak-Chin features slot machines, video poker, video Keno as well as popular statewide progressives and live-action poker and Black Jack.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Total Rewards program, to unlock benefits and other prizes that can be used worldwide at the entire Caesars’ family of casinos. Harrah’s Ak-Chin also boasts the only Bingo hall in the Caesars organization, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.

Casino guests can also enjoy live entertainment in the newly remodeled Lounge and a variety of dining options including the Copper Cactus Grill, Agave’s Restaurant, The Range Steakhouse, The Buffet and Dunkin Donuts®.  Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 300 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years.  Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

For more information, please visit www.harrahsakchin.com.

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