What department do you work in and what is your job title?
I work at the Kalispel Casino as the Cage shift manager.
How long have you been employed by the Tribe?
I have been employed with the Kalispel Tribe for 7 years and 9 months.
What’s the best thing about your job?
From being a supervisor in the Camas Club at Norther Quest to being the cage manager at Kalispel Casino, my favorite part of my roles with the Kalispel Tribe has always been my teams. I am grateful for every opportunity I get to build teams that proudly represent the Kalispel Tribe.
What’s the best thing about Kalispel Tribe?
I have always been in awe of the generosity of the Kalispel Tribe. They genuinely care about their employees and provide so many opportunities you will not find in any other company.
What does your workspace look like?
I like to spend my time at my computer in the Cashier Cage so I can focus on my work while also being readily available to any guests or team members who need my assistance.
Why did you want to come work for Kalispel Tribe?
I was encouraged to apply at Northern Quest in 2014 by many friends and family members that were employed with the Tribe and I was always told of the great benefits a position there would bring.
What are your hobbies?
I love puzzles, reading, and going to the lake. In the summer my favorite thing is playing volleyball with my family.
What or who inspires you?
I am inspired by every leader I have had during my time of employment here. I wouldn’t be where I am without the guidance and support I have had from them.
What are the words you live by?
If the whole world was blind, how many people would you impress?
How do you define success?
Being successful is not just doing what it takes for you to move up the ladder. You are a true success when you help others be successful.
What is your favorite event that Kalispel Tribe puts on?
I love all of the team member events that are provided to our employees. There is nothing better than being able to include my daughter in fun activities provided by the Tribe.
What are five words (or less) of advice for others in your profession?
Don’t stop until you’re proud!