Dawn Reynolds Pettit Joins Rush Street Gaming as SVP of HR
Rush Street Gaming has announced the appointment of Dawn Reynolds Pettit as its new Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
Reynolds Pettit has gathered over 20 years of salient experience working in the casino industry in different leading HR positions. Before her appointment, she worked for Hard Rock Casino as Regional Vice President of HR. In this position, she oversaw various establishments in Virginia, Indiana, and Illinois.
Reynolds Pettit also had a long stint with Caesars Entertainment, where she served as the Regional Vice President of Human Resources at Horseshoe Hammond for 19 years.
In her new role, Reynolds Pettit will be responsible for standardizing and scaling best workforce development practices across Rush Street’s casinos. She will work from the firm’s Chicago headquarters.
Dawn is a proven leader in the gaming industry with a strong track record for developing and managing talent strategies, mentoring, and advocacy. As we prepare to open our fifth Rivers Casino in January 2023, located in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region, we’re excited to have Dawn join our growing team.
In the course of her career, Reynolds Pettit has acquired a long list of professional achievements, including being a Senn Delaney Culture Instructor, a certified Lean In Moderator, and a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional.
She is a board member for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Indiana University Northwest, Girls On the Run, Purdue University Northwest’s Chancellor’s Executive Council, and Lake Central High School Booster Club.
I’ve long admired Rush Street Gaming and its momentum in the casino industry. I look forward to collaborating with the amazing talent on the Rush Street teams and especially working with the HR leaders to take the people side of the business to a whole new level. Together we will further cement Rivers Casino as the employer of choice in all our markets.
Last month Rush Street Interactive published its 2022 Q3 results, showing a 20% rise in revenue to $148 million from $122.9 million from the same period last year.