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Mr. Derrick Watchman

Board Chairman

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development

HQ Phone: (480) 545-1298

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development

953 East Juanita Avenue

Mesa, Arizona 85204

United States

Company Description

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development - we have evolved into the ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

Affiliations

Board Member
Native American Bank N.A

Representative
Native American Preparatory School

Education



Window Rock High School

Bachelor's degree

University of Arizona

MBA

Berkeley

MBA

University of Arizona

MBA

University of California

Master of Business Administration degree

University of California , Berkeley

Web References (199 Total References)


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National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES DC National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES DC | Native Edge 480.545.1298 Native Edge

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National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES DC
by Native Edge Staff Writer | Sep 14, 2015 | News |
National Center Board Chairman Derrick Watchman to Testify at Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing during RES DC
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development's (National Center) Chairman Derrick Watchman will testify at a June 17th Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing. The hearing will take place during the upcoming Reservation Economic Summit DC (RES DC), occurring at the Omni Shoreham Hotel from June 15th-18th. Mr. Watchman, who serves as President and CEO of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, will use his expertise in banking and finance to discuss the challenges tribes and Native American business owners face, and how they can overcome barriers to capital. The hearing will be streamed lived to RES DC participants.
res-dc "The National Center is pleased Chairman Watchman will be able to shed light on the challenges Native businesses face to the people who craft national policy," said National Center President and CEO Gary Davis.
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Prior to his current position, Mr. Watchman served as Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager at JP Morgan Chase Bank's Native American Banking Group. He provided tribal financial and banking services, including structuring over $500 million in tribal credit transactions and treasury services. He also worked at Wells Fargo Bank handling Native American banking and financing and with Prudential Capital Corporation as a private placement banker.


Continuing a strong focus on policy, ...

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Continuing a strong focus on policy, National Center Chairman Derrick Watchman participated in a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on Access to Capital in Indian Country on Wednesday. The hearing, including Chairman Watchman's testimony, can be viewed here.

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National Center Chairman Derrick Watchman testifying in front of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday
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National Center Chairman Derrick Watchman testifying in front of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday


Derrick Watchman, Chief ...

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Derrick Watchman, Chief Executive Officer

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
Derrick Watchman was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) in January 2013. His role as CEO includes leading day-to-day operations of the multi-million dollar gaming enterprise's four properties in New Mexico and Arizona as well as ensuring that Navajo Gaming policies and objectives are met. These three main objectives include; strengthening the Navajo Gaming and Hospitality economy, returning additional revenue to the Navajo Nation and providing additional jobs to Navajos.
Watchman brings more than 30 years of experience in gaming, banking and tribal finance to his position at Navajo Gaming. Most recently Watchman served as Navajo Gaming's Chief Financial Officer and was instrumental in acquiring funding for all of the Navajo Nation's gaming development and construction projects exceeding $250 million.
He previously served as Vice President and Senor Relations Manager at JP Morgan Chase Bank's Native American Banking Group, at Wells Fargo Bank handling Native American banking and financing and with Prudential Capital Corporation as a private placement banker.
Watchman also served as Director of Indian Affairs at the US Department of Energy, was the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Navajo Nation's Dine Power Authority and Director of the Navajo Tax Commission. He is Board Chairman of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and a director for the Native American Bank.
Watchman holds an MBA from the University of California and a Bachelors degree from the University of Arizona. He leads a strong Navajo Gaming executive team that oversees operations for Twin Arrows Casino Resort, Fire Rock Navajo Casino, Northern Edge Casino and Flowing Water Navajo Casino.


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Derrick Watchman, Chief Executive Officer

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
Derrick Watchman was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) in January 2013. His role as CEO includes leading day-to-day operations of the multi-million dollar gaming enterprise's four properties in New Mexico and Arizona as well as ensuring that Navajo Gaming policies and objectives are met. These three main objectives include; strengthening the Navajo Gaming and Hospitality economy, returning additional revenue to the Navajo Nation and providing additional jobs to Navajos.
Watchman brings more than 30 years of experience in gaming, banking and tribal finance to his position at Navajo Gaming. Most recently Watchman served as Navajo Gaming's Chief Financial Officer and was instrumental in acquiring funding for all of the Navajo Nation's gaming development and construction projects exceeding $250 million.
He previously served as Vice President and Senor Relations Manager at JP Morgan Chase Bank's Native American Banking Group, at Wells Fargo Bank handling Native American banking and financing and with Prudential Capital Corporation as a private placement banker.
Watchman also served as Director of Indian Affairs at the US Department of Energy, was the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Navajo Nation's Dine Power Authority and Director of the Navajo Tax Commission. He is Board Chairman of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and a director for the Native American Bank.
Watchman holds an MBA from the University of California and a Bachelors degree from the University of Arizona. He leads a strong Navajo Gaming executive team that oversees operations for Twin Arrows Casino Resort, Fire Rock Navajo Casino, Northern Edge Casino and Flowing Water Navajo Casino.


Derrick Watchman, Chief ...

www.navajogaming.com [cached]

Derrick Watchman, Chief Executive Officer

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
Derrick Watchman was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming) in January 2013. His role as CEO includes leading day-to-day operations of the multi-million dollar gaming enterprise's four properties in New Mexico and Arizona as well as ensuring that Navajo Gaming policies and objectives are met. These three main objectives include; strengthening the Navajo Gaming and Hospitality economy, returning additional revenue to the Navajo Nation and providing additional jobs to Navajos.
Watchman brings more than 20 years of management experience in the private and tribal sectors to his position at Navajo Gaming. Most recently Watchman served as Navajo Gaming's Chief Financial Officer and was instrumental in acquiring funding for all of the Navajo Nation's gaming development and construction projects exceeding $250 million.
He previously served as Vice President and Senior Relations Manager at JP Morgan Chase Bank's Native American Banking Group, handled Native American banking and financing at Wells Fargo Bank and worked with Prudential Capital Corporation as a private placement banker.
Watchman has also been Director of Indian Affairs at the US Department of Energy, was the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Navajo Nation's Dine Power Authority and Director of the Navajo Tax Commission. He is Board Chairman of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and a director for the Native American Bank.
Watchman holds an MBA from the University of California and a Bachelors degree from the University of Arizona. He leads a strong Navajo Gaming executive team that oversees operations for Twin Arrows Casino Resort, Fire Rock Navajo Casino, Northern Edge Casino and Flowing Water Navajo Casino.

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