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Gold Strike promotes Ross

Lissa Ross

Lissa Ross

Lissa Ross has been promoted to Executive Director of Human Resources at Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica Resorts. Ross will oversee day-to-day HR operations including Employee Relations, Employment, Training and Employee Engagement. She is also responsible to ensure adherence of all policies and procedures set forth by MGM Resorts International, Mississippi Gaming Commission and Gold Strike Casino Resort.

Ross began her career with MGM Resorts International in 1999 when she joined the Employee Relations team at Beau Rivage in Biloxi. In 2006, she was offered the position of Employee Relations Manager with Gold Strike Casino Resort where she served as manager until her promotion in 2011 to HR Manager/Assistant Director of Human Resources. In 2013, Ross was promoted to Director of Human Resources.

Ross is a member of the Society of HR Management, a Diversity Champion and serves as the Executive Advisor on the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. She is a graduate of the Gold Strike Management Development Program. In 2008, she was recognized with a Supervisor in the Spotlight nomination. She is involved in community activities, volunteering her time and participating in events such as MPACT Week, Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure, Mid South Food Bank and Make-A-Wish of the Mid-South.

Ross is from Biloxi. She attended University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communications.


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