Schmidt named CFO at Potawatomi Bingo Casino
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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino has named Kurt Schmidt as chief financial officer. Schmidt began his new role Dec. 14.
As CFO, Schmidt will oversee all financial activities on the casino’s property, ensuring that all applicable laws, rules, regulations, controls and policies are enforced. He will also monitor operating results, profitability and performance of the casino.
“We are pleased to have Kurt join our leadership team.” said Potawatomi Bingo Casino General Manager Mike Goodrich. “We look forward to utilizing his diversified skill set to support the long-term business plans of the Casino.”
Schmidt, a Certified Public Accountant with a MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of financial oversight roles, including his recent position as CFO with the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, where he helped build and manage six new casino properties.
His long tenure in areas related to finance has also included positions at Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprises – where he helped oversee three casinos, a hotel and convenience store; Ho-Chunk Casino in the Wisconsin Dells; and Dental Associates.