Rhonda is a Navajo woman, from Lupton, Arizona; she lives in Gallup, New Mexico. For the past seven years, she has been Director of Marketing for Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise dba Fire Rock Navajo Casino, a Navajo Nation-owned casino. She oversees the casino’s Marketing Department, and assisted the Enterprise with developing other Navajo casinos in New Mexico and Arizona.
Previously, she was Special Projects Marketing Director for the Southwest Indian Foundation, a large non-profit corporation organized to improve the quality of life within the southwest. She was a key organizer for the Navajo Code Talkers to be honored for the first time in the famous Veterans Day Parade in New York City.
Rhonda has been awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission for her success, special accomplishments for serving the people in her community with an outstanding professionalism and as a role model of the Navajo Nation. She also successfully completed an extensive executive development program – “Strategic Leadership in, The Gaming Industry” – conducted by the University of Nevada, Reno and University of Nevada, Las Vegas for executive gaming management. She was awarded a “Certificate of Recognitions” by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner for her success for outstanding professional and great Native women business leader of the Navajo Nation.
She is also a talented movie actor who starring in “Turquoise Rose,” “More than Fry Bread,” “Drunk Town USA,” “Legends From The Sky,” and a documentary “Oreland C. Joe, Master Sculptor” – portraying the importance of Native Women and their traditional values. Rhonda was involved and invited to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah for the movie “Watchman’s Canoe” as Director of Marketing. She is stepping onboard Coyote Howls also as an actress.← BackNext →