Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Of Louisiana Names Jones As Paragon Casino Resort Human Resources VP
MARKSVILLE, LA – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana announced the hiring of Erica V. Jones as Vice President of Human Resources at Paragon Casino Resort.
Jones was born in Jackson, MS. She attended Jackson State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. She began work as a Human Resources Coordinator with the Isle of Capri Casino Corporation shortly after completing her undergraduate studies. There, Jones learned the casino business and honed her skills in the Human Resources field over ten year tenure.
After 11 years in the casino business, Jones decided to go back to school and obtain her Masters Degree. She attended Belhaven University, where she received a master’s degree in business management, graduating with honors.
Jones has worked for other major companies in the casino industry, including Horizon Casino, MGM'S Gold Strike Casino Resort and Churchill Downs' Harlow's Casino & Resort.
She feels that her 20 years of vast experience in multiple markets in the casino industry has allowed her to secure the biggest role of her career, with Paragon Casino Resort.
“I am absolutely certain this new role will not only be challenging, but equally rewarding,” said Jones.
The Paragon Casino Resort features an impressive lineup of luxury amenities and attractions, including a 531-room hotel; full-service spa and salon; 18-hole golf course with a fully stocked pro-shop and grillroom; indoor tropical pool with a swim-up bar; a soaring retail atrium with “living” bayou and live alligators; three-screen cinema; Atrium Bar with an ice bar; seven restaurants; daiquiri bar; full-service RV resort with 205 slips and 30 cabins; Kids Quest child care activity center; Cyber Quest arcade; over 75,000 square feet of meeting space; and three retail shops, casino reps said.
With more than 1,600 Las Vegas-style slot machines and more than 64,000 square feet of gaming action, Paragon also features more than 44 table games, including Craps, Blackjack, Roulette and an eight-table poker room. Paragon also has a free player’s club membership program.
Announced in April of 2016, The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA), operator of Mohegan Sun properties throughout the United States, partnered with Paragon Casino Resorts and now serves as gaming, hospitality and entertainment consultants for the Marksville, LA resort.
Paragon Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana.