Jon Jenkins, President of J.T. Jenkins LLC has
over 35 years of personal experience in every facet of gaming. He
has developed successful properties, managed successful
properties, and has vast experience in gaming consultation.
Jon has been involved in Native American Gaming for more than
20 years and is well known and respected throughout the gaming
industry for his knowledge, experience and personal style of
In addition to Jon's gaming expertise, he has
proven himself to be a popular and respected leader in the
industry. His reputation is well known in many of the Native American
communities. For almost fourteen years Jon led the gaming charge for
the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) and its two
casino enterprises.Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort. Under his
guidance, the two casinos became the most profitable gaming
addresses in Arizona. (www.talkingstickresort.com)
During the time Jon directed the Salt River projects, his
company was part of the development team for the River
Rock Casino (Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians) in Somoma County,
Upon completion of the
Talking Stick Resort, Jon took the helm as President and CEO of
the Snoqualmie Casino, the closest casino to the metro-Seattle
market. He was overall responsible for all development, gaming and
non-gaming operations of the award winning facility overlooking the
scenic Snoqualmie Valley. (www.snocaasino.com)
Jon began his Arizona gaming
involvement at Apache Gold Casino (www.apachegoldcasino.com) where
he developed and operated two gaming establishments for the San
Carlos Apache Tribe.
Jon started his career in gaming at
Lake Tahoe, Nevada at an early age. He has spent almost his entire
adult life in or around gaming with a versatile background in the
hospitality, marketing, food and beverage areas.
He now resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his family.