Platform for Partnership

Margaret and Christina became acquainted nine years ago during the National Indian Gaming Association trade shows. They found that they had such a easy rapport and the relationship grew. Margaret was a budding business owner and commmunity organizer who was looking to step out o her comfort zone. Christina shared her passion for helping the growth, popularity and reputation of the Native American casino's and other tribally owned business.

Thrugh these shared community and business values synergy was created. Over the years they had emained friends and colleagues. while christina continyed to grow her business ventures, Margaret continued her small businesses in Oneida, IS as well as her community advocacy and education. When the timing was right, they came back together to bring energy to Kenco company tribal Marketing Initiatives. Margaret ad Christina plan to bring strenths and business accumen to each of the tribal casinos where their unified voice will help create and implement proven loyalty programs, increase purchasing power, and promote brand identity.

Together they hope to encourage tribal casinos to maximize their ability to merchandise their casino stores to incorporate gifting through retail, creating immediate gratification, and at the same time provide in demand brands for the patron who is looking to reward themselves and their families for a happy day out. Margaret and Christina hope to bring their marketing expertise to the purchasing, marketing, and retail managers of the casino's as well as player development and casino host department to help eliminate voids and inefficiency, help to determine patron abuses, and highlight exceptional service from their staff.

KCTMI strives to incorporate each casino's business model and cultural identity into everything they do. This is important becasue even though the guests are our focus for profit building, our healthy communities are the end goal for our profits. It is important that we keep our unique cultural identity intact to protect the integrity of our community and organizations.