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FireKeepers names Vice President of Information Technology and Director of Food and Beverage

Battle Creek, MI.) September 8, 2015- FireKeepers Casino Hotel announces two additions to its industry-leading management team, naming Bernard-Jon “BJ” Bouschor as Vice President of Information Technology and David Chubb as Director of Food and Beverage.

Bouschor’s career began in 2002 as a Slot Data Systems Operator for Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. He was promoted to Manager of Information Technology, with responsibilities for five casino properties across northern Michigan.  Bouschor joined the FireKeepers Casino Hotel team in 2014 as the Director of Information Technology, from which he was promoted to Vice President of Information Technology in August of 2015. Bouschor is from Sault Ste. Marie and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

"Since joining the FireKeepers Team, BJ has maintained an exemplary level of commitment, while demonstrating that he has the knowledge, skills and abilities to augment our position as the market leader," said Brian Decorah, FireKeepers Chief Executive Officer. "He places a strong emphasis on teamwork and he employs proper leveraging of systems and technologies.  We are very fortunate to have BJ on our team."

Chubb comes to FireKeepers Casino Hotel with over 15 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. He has held numerous management positions across the country including positions with Hilton, Ameristar Casino Hotel, Thunder Valley Casino Resort and most recently Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Pennsylvania. Chubb holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management from Iowa State University. 

 “David is an outstanding food and beverage professional, with an array of experience that has proven successful at the finest gaming properties across the country,” said Michael McFarlen, Vice President of Food and Beverage at FireKeepers Casino Hotel.  “His dedication to guest service matches the FireKeepers philosophy over our six year history.”   


FireKeepers Casino Hotel is located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, Mich. The property features a 111,700-square foot gaming floor with 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room and bingo room. FireKeepers also offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center capable of seating up to 2,000 guests, six distinctive dining destinations and multiple lounges and entertainment venues. For more information visit http://www.FireKeepersCasinoHotel.com.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.