As a member of the Cherokee Nation of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Andrea has worked for and with Native American casinos for nearly two decades; she’s held several slot, table management, and director level positions as well playing key roles in the openings of several California Native American casinos. Andrea helps Raving clients specifically with policy development, Title 31 training, regulatory compliance, floor optimization and much more. Andrea has been key in the restructuring and new business development planning that has reshaped several companies.
She spent three-plus years as a product development manager for Acres 4.0, an innovative solutions and product think-tank with a focus on designing products for the hospitality-meets-gaming sector. She handled project design and development for a mobile gaming platform and a casino dispatching system. Her duties included brand development, web-based interface design, systems UI and procedural guidelines.
Andrea also increased both readership and ad revenues as the VP of Advertising at Casino Enterprise Management Magazine. Andrea believes that a casino staff can and will deliver better profits at a lower cost when well trained, with the correct procedures and reasonable policies. Being a supporter of “giving back to the community,” Andrea has been a member of Big Brothers, Big Sisters since 2012, helping shape and support young women without positive adult role models. She currently lives in Las Vegas with her husband, son and their “two fur babies.”