FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL NAMES BRYANT PHILLIPS VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Phillips is the first Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Member to be appointed an executive position with the property
(Battle Creek, Mich.) Jan. 24, 2023 — Bryant Phillips, a Member of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), has been named Vice President of Human Resources for FireKeepers Casino Hotel, as announced by CEO Frank Tecumseh.
Phillips, a long-time Battle Creek resident, began his management career with Denso, where he worked for nearly 15 years in various management roles, before joining FireKeepers opening team as a Day 1 Team Member in early 2009. Phillips has most recently served as the Director of Human Resources since early 2020.
“Bryant possesses a tremendous amount of knowledge not only of the FireKeepers property, but also of the casino industry as a whole,” stated Tecumseh. “That knowledge coupled with his love of the tribe and the casino, makes him a great fit for this role. We are confident in his ability to help lead this great team.”
Phillips is also actively serving on the board of directors for Waseyabek, the tribe’s economic development company, in addition to NHBP’s Audit Committee.
“I look forward to the next steps in my journey and career at FireKeepers,” stated Phillips. “I am excited to further assist in creating a rewarding, vibrant experience for guests and Team Members alike in this new capacity.”
FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned multiple awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2022 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was recognized as 2019 Employer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association and was also selected as one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. FireKeepers' signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, and a 22-table live poker room. FireKeepers offers an AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 446 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and a host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship, an EPSON Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event. For more information, visit www.firekeeperscasino.com.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.