Kimberly Teehee

Kimberly Teehee Senior Vice President, Government Relations Kim Teehee is director of government relations for Cherokee Nation and senior vice president of government relations for Cherokee Nation Businesses. In 2019, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. named Teehee as the tribe’s first delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. She previously served President Barack […]

Todd Gourd

Todd Gourd Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President Todd Gourd has devoted more than 25 years to supporting innovation, managing modern information technology and serving as a leader in the IT field. As chief information officer for Cherokee Nation Businesses, Gourd is responsible for leading the IT department and providing strategic vision. During his […]

Tim Baker

Tim Baker Senior Vice President & General Counsel Tim Baker has practiced law since 1973. Baker has been designated a Martindale-Hubble AV lawyer for more than 35 years, and he has been recognized in the top 1% of practicing lawyers. Since 2015, he has served as general counsel for Cherokee Nation Businesses. In addition to […]

Todd Hembree

Todd Hembree Senior Vice President & Special Counsel Todd Hembree served as the attorney general of Cherokee Nation from 2012 to 2019. As attorney general, Hembree negotiated state-tribal compacts, settled a 175-year old treaty-rights dispute and initiated a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the opioid industry. For twelve years prior, he was the attorney for the Council […]

Molly Jarvis

Molly Jarvis Senior Vice President, Marketing & Cultural Tourism Molly Jarvis has more than 25 years of experience in casino and brand marketing. Jarvis was responsible for developing, implementing and managing the overall marketing and sales strategy for CNB, including the brand transition from Cherokee Casino Resort to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa in […]

Robert Huffman

Robert Huffman Chief Legal Officer Robert Huffman joined Cherokee Nation Businesses in 2004. Throughout that time, Huffman has served as the company’s chief legal officer and a member of the executive leadership team. A practicing attorney for 42 years, Huffman holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. He has extensive experience in legal matters, […]

Doug Evans

Doug Evans Chief Financial Officer Doug Evans oversees all of Cherokee Nation Businesses’ fiscal matters as its chief financial officer. Evans brings more than 30 years of experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury management, operational budgeting, strategic capital planning, problem solving and supply-chain management. He works closely with the executive leadership team and the […]

Stephanie Cipolla

Stephanie Cipolla Chief Human Resources Officer Stephanie Cipolla joined Cherokee Nation Businesses in 2016 and currently leads the company’s Human Resources function. She is responsible for strategy, analytics, training and employee relations. Prior to joining CNB, Cipolla spent 25 years with the energy company Williams, and was the vice president of Human Resources at the […]

Steven Bilby

Steven Bilby President, Diversified Businesses Steven Bilby serves as president of diversified businesses for Cherokee Nation Businesses. Bilby provides leadership and oversees the diversification strategy of CNB’s federal and commercial companies. Bilby joined Cherokee Nation Entertainment in 2002, where he served as vice president and chief information officer from 2005 to 2009. Before his current […]

Mark Fulton

Mark Fulton President, Cherokee Nation Entertainment Mark Fulton has more than 25 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry. Before joining Cherokee Nation Businesses in 2007, Fulton oversaw the purchase, rebranding and operations of Harrah’s Tunica and Bally’s Tunica for Resorts and Destinations Inc. in Mississippi. Fulton’s immediate responsibilities are leading the casino, […]

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