Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., appoints senior vice president of human resources
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., has appointed R. Ronald Burgess as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval. Burgess brings more than 20 years of human resources experience to his new role. He managed human resources for Argosy Gaming Company during the company’s turnaround period and was also the director of human resources at Harrah’s during their phase of major growth. In addition, he played a major role in the launch of gaming in Macau by building a foundation for human resources programs and a service culture for Galaxy Entertainment. Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., is dedicated to providing customers with an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience at each of its 18 casino properties.
Michael Kalinsky to speak at three upcoming conferences
Michael Kalinsky, a well-known figure in the HR and recruiting industries as well as the President/CEO of Empyrean Management Group, Inc., has been selected to share his industry expertise as a presenter at three upcoming conferences for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the leading association of human resources management professionals. The three-city speaking tour is scheduled to start on September 21. The conferences, dates, and locations are as follows: the 2007 SHRM Nebraska State Conference is to be held on September 20-21, 2007, at Qwest Center in Omaha, NE. The Pittsburgh Human Resources Association Annual Conference is to be held on September 25-26 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2007 HR Southwest Human Resources Conference will be held on October 23-26, 2007, at Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX.
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group appoints Mike Serchia as VP of Human Resources
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., has appointed Mike Serchia to serve as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Serchia has more than 25 years of human resource experience. While with his previous employer, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Serchia was instrumental in the company receiving the SPIRIT Award from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and Nation’s Restaurant News in 2006.
In addition to his experience in the restaurant industry, Mr. Serchia also played a major role in building processes and systems to back company strategic objectives in the manufacturing, distribution, and food and beverage industries. Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., is a leading company in the quick casual restaurant industry that runs locations primarily under the Einstein Bros. brand.