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McDermott & Bull Places Chief Marketing Officer at San Manuel Casino

IRVINE, California, August 15, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Rikki Tanenbaum as Chief Marketing Officer with San Manuel Casino, one of the top casinos in the country.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Rob Gross, Principal Consultant; and Tara Steven, Senior Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Rikki is an absolute star!  She is an accomplished marketing leader within the gaming industry and is excited for this opportunity to join San Manuel Casino.  We look forward to seeing the changes she brings to San Manuel.”

Tanenbaum has a deep background and expertise in the gaming industry, beginning her career in marketing at MGM Resorts International after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania.  She has extensive insight into all aspects of marketing, player development, and loyalty, along with experience in opening new hotels/casinos.  Before joining San Manuel Casino, Tanenbaum served as Vice President of Marketing at Hollywood Casino, Vice President of Marketing at Caesars Entertainment Corporation, and SVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Golden Nugget Casinos.

Tanenbaum received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master of Arts in Hospitality Administration/Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her MBA from Duke University.

About San Manuel Casino

San Manuel Casino boasts having the most slots on the West Coast and is rated one of the top casinos in the country. Their focus on providing a World Class gaming experience, top notch service, incredible culinary offerings and unforgettable entertainment results in more than just a great experience, its won them many major awards as well.

Since 1986, the casino has grown from a few hundred employees to a work force of over 3,000 making San Manuel Band of Mission Indians one of the largest employers in the region. San Manuel Casino generates revenue used to maintain governmental operations, provide for the general welfare of the tribe and healthcare needs, supply infrastructure needs such as roads, and to support continued economic development.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians dedicates significant resources from gaming to various philanthropic causes through its charitable donations to others in the community. The tribe pays millions of dollars to local governments to improve roads support local municipalities, fund fire and police services and to keep the community free from litter all while beautifying the surrounding areas.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull is an executive search firm that partners with leading companies to identify and recruit leaders for permanent and interim roles.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s retained Executive Search business have deep executive experience and are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  McDermott & Bull’s Interim Leaders team is equipped to service the needs of its clients by placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.  The firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.  The formation of McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.