OHKAY OWINGEH, N.M., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael J. Broderick has been named Executive Director of Marketing at Ohkay Hotel and Casino. He will be responsible for overseeing marketing, promotions, entertainment, customer relationship management, advertising and public relations for the Northern New Mexico property, including the 101-room Ohkay hotel and 12,000 square foot convention center. His appointment was announced by Steve Penhall, General Manager of the hotel-casino.
"Michael is a well-versed, dynamic and successful executive with an impressive track record in gaming and entertainment," said Penhall. "We are excited to welcome him to the Ohkay family, and believe with Michael's leadership and marketing savvy in conjunction with my executive team we can take this property to the next level."
Broderick brings over 20 years of gaming experience to Ohkay Hotel and Casino. He joined the property from the Hard Rock Hotel – Casino Albuquerque where he served as executive director of marketing and entertainment.
"I'm honored to have been selected by the management team at Ohkay Hotel and Casino and am grateful for the opportunity to work for the Tsay Corporation and its shareholders, the Ohkay Owingeh," said Broderick. "It is a great opportunity for me, both personally and professionally, to be part of this organization. I look forward to helping the company and the Pueblo continue with its efforts of economic growth and self-sufficiency."
Prior to Hard Rock Casino-Hotel Albuquerque, Broderick served as the director of marketing and promotions for Seminole Classic Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida, and director of marketing for Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. He has also held numerous executive management positions in gaming throughout his 20+ year career including tenures in Rhode Island, Colorado, Oregon and for the Trump Organization in Southern California.
Broderick is Harvard University Graduate School certified, and he received his bachelor's degree and M.B.A. in business management from California Coast University in Santa Ana, California and his associate in science degree in business administration from the Corporacion National de Education Professional in Santiago, Chile. He is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
The Ohkay Hotel and Casino is located halfway between historic Santa Fe and Taos on State Road 68 and is proudly owned and operated by Ohkay Owingeh. Dedicated to providing our guests with an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience, Ohkay Hotel Casino includes over 600 slots, 4 table games, a 101 room non-smoking hotel, 3 dining outlets, a night club and the 12,000 square feet conference center offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and seminars. For more information please call 877-747-1668 or visit us online at www.Ohkay.com.
Contact: Belinda Chavez
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