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Mr. Derrick Watchman

Chief Executive Officer

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

Direct Phone: (505) ***-****       

Email: d***@***.org

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise

249 East NM 118

Church Rock, New Mexico 87311

United States

Company Description

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is dedicated to responsible gaming. If you feel you need help, please call 1-800-GAMBLER (NM) OR 1-800-NEXTSTEP (AZ). ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Board Chairman
National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development

Affiliations

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

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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.


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.


In accordance with The Navajo Nation ...

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In accordance with The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprises' (Navajo Gaming) plan of operation, and through the approval of its Gaming Board, Navajo Gaming, led by Derrick Watchman, CEO recently made a $1.5 Million distribution to the Gaming Distribution Fund. The $1.5 Million distribution, along with Navajo Gaming's previous $6 Million distribution, reflects the hard work of 1,200 Navajo Gaming team members, 83% of which are Navajo. "We are honored to fulfill our obligations and make these distributions, which are to benefit the Navajo people," states Derrick Watchman, Navajo Gaming CEO. "Navajo Gaming is strong and growing with four properties that are vital parts of the community and provide high-quality jobs, stability and hope for 1,200 families on the Reservation and across New Mexico and Northern Arizona." According to Navajo Nation law, The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise distributes revenue into the Navajo Nation Gaming Distribution Fund. From there, the Navajo Nation Council determines application of this $1.5 Million Distribution and previous $6 Million Distribution to individual chapters for needs such as infrastructure, housing, economic development and education. Watchman added, "In addition to expressing gratitude to the Council, President, Speaker and our host Chapters for their support of Navajo Gaming, we wish to thank our 1,200 team members that donate their time and talent to make our communities stronger and improve our people's lives as mandated by their vote for Navajo Gaming more than a decade ago."


(California) -- Today's opening session at ...

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(California) -- Today's opening session at RES California kicked off with several prominent speakers, including Derrick Watchman (CEO of Navajo Nation Gaming...


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Derrick Watchman Derrick Watchman is the Chief Executive Officer for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprises. Previously, he was Vice President in JP Morgan Chase Bank's Native American Banking Group, where he provided tribal financial and banking services. Derrick is a member of the Navajo Nation and was raised on the Navajo reservation. He is formerly the Chief of Staff for the Navajo Nation and also served as Director of Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of Energy. Mr. Watchman holds a MBA from the University of California and a Bachelors degree from the University of Arizona.

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