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Kalispel Casino Team Member Spotlight

Luis Almonte Vargas

By May 3, 2022 No Comments

What department do you work in and what is your job title?

I am the morning bartender at the Slough bar inside the Kalispel Casino.

How long have you been employed by the Tribe?
I have been with the Kalispel Tribe for 1 year and 3 months.

What’s the best thing about your job?
Working for a great company, the Kalispel Tribe.

What’s the best thing about Kalispel Tribe?
What I love is the Kalispel Tribe takes care of its employees and the community.

What does your workspace look like?

My workspace is a small comfortable bar.

Why did you want to come work for Kalispel Tribe?

I wanted to be part of an organization that inspires people to work as a team.

What are your hobbies?
Some of my favorite things are playing golf and I love dancing.

What or who inspires you?
The people that inspire me the most are my family in the Dominican Republic and my manager, Stephanie!

What are the words you live by?
Work Hard, Show up Every Day and Do Your Best!

How do you define success?

I define success as setting a good example and enjoying coming to work every day.

What is your favorite event that Kalispel Tribe puts on?
My favorite event is the Kalispel Car show in July.

What are five words (or less) of advice for others in your profession?
Most importantly, treat people with respect!