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July 19, 2022 25 mins

In this episode, Abbie Fink and Dr. Adrian McIntyre talk with Samantha Gulick, Director of Marketing for Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. Sam is a proud graduate of Bellevue University where she earned a degree in business. She started her career with Caesars Entertainment in June 2014 as the first Marketing Campaign Associate for Horseshoe Baltimore. She then became the Marketing Campaign Supervisor for Horseshoe Baltimore in July 2016. Sam was promoted to Marketing Campaign Manager for Harrah’s North Kansas City in 2017 and then manager for both Harrah’s and Horseshoe Council Bluffs. She joined Harrah’s Ak-Chin as the Database Marketing & Advertising manager in October 2019 and is currently the Director of Marketing after her promotion in October 2021. When she’s not busy working, Sam enjoys hiking and paddle boarding with her husband Ben and their two dogs Maya and Captain.

If you enjoyed this episode, check out the PRGN Presents podcast, hosted by Abbie Fink, featuring conversations about PR, marketing, and communications with members of the Public Relations Global Network, "the world’s local public relations agency.”

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