Seminole appoints Bradford to be the ‘driving force’ for its operations


Seminole Hard Rock Support Services has named Tracy Bradford as its President, who will be responsible for all management and operations of support services, customer care and aviation.

Joining the Seminole company in 2005 as a Director of Purchasing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, she later went on to serve as the Vice President of Purchasing for Seminole Gaming

Most recently, Bradford held the position of Executive Vice President of Administration for Seminole Hard Rock Support Services, where she was in charge of purchasing, vendor registration, travel, contract administration, cost control, warehouse operations, receiving, records retention, aviation and support building maintenance. 

Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming, stated: “Tracy Bradford has been instrumental in the hugely successful coordination of purchasing and other staff functions of Seminole Hard Rock Support Services.

“She will be a driving force in maximising the benefits of its entire consolidated operation.”

Prior to joining Seminole Gaming, Bradford began her casino industry career in 1984 as a Clerk Typist with Caesar’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City.

Bradford established purchasing departments and was part of grand opening teams at several casinos, including the Isle of Capri Casino and Sam’s Town Casino for Boyd Gaming, both in Tunica, Mississippi. 

Moreover, she was the Director of Purchasing at Ameristar Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where she was responsible for purchasing, public space, hotel, wardrobe, warehouse, receiving and inventory control.

She joined Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, NJ, in 1986 as a Junior Buyer. During her 10-year career with the Trump Organisation, she was part of the grand opening team for the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. 

Bradford was promoted to Purchasing Agent and then to Purchasing Manager, with responsibility for purchasing, warehouse, receiving, inventory and wardrobe.