Odawa Casino Welcomes New Director of Finance
May 23, 2017
Odawa Casino is pleased to announce Mr. Coby Lacy as its new Director of Finance.
He comes to Odawa Casino with a wealth of knowledge and over 10 years of experience working in the industry. As the Director of Planning and Analysis since December 2015 at Hollywood Casino Jamul in San Diego, Mr. Lacy has successfully assisted with the opening of a $480 million dollar casino as well as completed ongoing reporting to ensure the company's success.
Previously, Mr. Lacy was the Manager of Budgets and Analysis at Agua Caliente Casino Resort and The Spa Resort Casino in California and a Senior Financial Analyst at Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. Mr. Lacy has worked with two different Native American tribes throughout his career and has experience in performing analysis on capital projects, labor, marketing and statistics as well as monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts and budgets.
Mr. Lacy's educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Master's Degree of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University. He will be joining the Odawa Casino Resort ream in mid-June.
"We are very excited for Mr. Lacy to join our organization as the Director of Finance. With his extensive wealth of knowledge and expertise, i believe he will be a great asset for the organization," said Eric Mclester, General Manager of Odawa Casino.
Located in Petoskey, MI, Odawa Casino opened in 2007 and offers 1,000 slot machines, 17 Table Games and a four table Poker Room. Visitors enjoy a variety of dining options, a nightclub, gift shop and a 137 room Odawa Hotel. In 2016, Odawa Casino expanded with a new 5,000 square foot satellite location with 120 machines located near the ferry terminal in Mackinaw City. Odawa Casinos and Hotel are owned and operated by the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.