May 29, 2014

Director of Casino operations Judy Shore finds career at Grand Casino

  In an industry that Hollywood has portrayed as a bastion of rogues and crooks, working in the gaming community can appear as a strange career […]
May 6, 2019

Woodworking a family tradition for CPN’s Matthew Cheatwood

CPN tribal member and employee Matthew Cheatwood carries on traditions learned from his own family as a finishing carpenter for the Nation.
November 8, 2019

Margaret Zientek named 2019 AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honoree

Workforce Development & Social Services Assistant Director Margaret Zientek became the 14th Citizen Potawatomi Nation member named an AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honoree in 2019.
December 27, 2019

Jessica McQueen — CPN videographer by day and film production crewmember by night

For Cherokee Nation citizen and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Audio Visual Production Coordinator Jessica McQueen, sharing stories through visual mediums is at the heart of her career.
January 30, 2020

FireLake Casino’s Megan Cobb named “Most Valuable Performer”

KFOR-TV and Oklahoma City-based Express Employment Professionals recognized FireLake Casino Revenue Audit Manager Megan Cobb as their “Most Valuable Performer” for November 2019
March 19, 2020

Curley descendant aims to improve foster family training through prestigious fellowship

Although AdoptUSKids looks for minority professionals or those working with minority populations, CPN member Kendra Lowden is the first in the program’s history to be both an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe and also an employee working for a tribal nation.
July 15, 2020

Grand Travel Plaza manager serves Tribal patrons for more than three decades

In summer 2020, Grand Travel Plaza Manager Diana Dotson reached 35 years of employment with Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She has held many different titles throughout her time at the Tribe, but customer service remains the centerpiece of her career.
July 28, 2020

HR generalist proves hard work and dedication are important to success

CPN Human Resource Generalist Fero Williams earned a spot on USA’s Bowling Team from 2006 to 2008. He brings the same level of dedication required to reach such a prestigious milestone to his position at the Nation.
January 22, 2021

Higbee descendant brings talent, charisma to language department

Attending Family Reunion Festival as a child exposed Ragan Marsee to Bodéwadmimwen for the first time, which inspired her to connect with her Potawatomi culture and language. Today, she serves in the CPN Language Department as an aid, teaching students Bodéwadmimwen.