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Michigan Casino Promotes Tribal Executive

Michigan Casino Promotes Tribal Executive

Gun Lake Casino, based in Wayland, Michigan, has promoted Virginia Vanderband from director of training to executive director of operational development and training.

Vanderband is a citizen of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi. In her elevated role, she will be responsible for strategic workforce planning activities, including the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the professional development and staff training functions for Gun Lake.

In her nine-plus years as director of training, Vanderband developed pre-opening plans for all training and onboarding programs, from concept to implementation.

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