Hollywood, Fla., (Nov. 10, 2015) – Tracy Bradford has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Purchasing at Seminole Gaming, operator of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s seven casinos, including the Seminole Hard Rock Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla. Bradford’s promotion was announced by Seminole Gaming CEO James F. Allen.
“Tracy is an extremely hard working and dedicated individual that puts her entire self into the job,” Said John Eder, Seminole Gaming Chief Financial Officer. “She has developed into a great leader and mentor over the last 10 years. The results speak for themselves. I am very proud and happy for Tracy. It is a promotion that is both deserved and earned!”
Bradford will have overall daily responsibility for purchasing, warehouse, receiving, inventory, cost control, vendor registration, records retention, Tribal business relations, contract administration, and South Florida property (property to property) daily mail runs. She joined Seminole Gaming in 2005 as director of purchasing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and then served as vice president of purchasing for Seminole Gaming.
Prior to joining Seminole Gaming, Bradford established purchasing departments and was part of grand opening teams at several casinos, including the Isle of Capri Casino and Sam’s Town Casino for Boyd Gaming, both in Tunica, MS. She was also director of purchasing at Ameristar Casino in Vicksburg, MS, where she was responsible for purchasing, public space, hotel, wardrobe, warehouse, receiving and inventory control.
She joined the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J., in 1986 as a junior buyer. During her 10-year career with the Trump Organization, she was part of the grand opening team for the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. She was promoted to purchasing agent and then to purchasing manager, with responsibility for purchasing, warehouse, receiving, inventory and wardrobe.
Bradford began her casino industry career in 1984 as a clerk typist with Caesar’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.