As a leader with Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos, Andrea Bolin, Corporate Director of Strategic Initiatives, strongly believes in seeking out opportunities to help diverse working groups develop, accomplish goals, and flourish in their element. Learn how Andrea’s values, as well as Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos values, align with the work that TeamWomenMN does.
What drew you to sponsoring TeamWomenMN?
Our company values at Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos align with the work that TeamWomenMN does. TeamWomenMN is a wonderful organization to partner with. The resources, tools, and networking opportunities they offer support women across any industry.
What experiences within Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos do you provide specifically for women?
Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley have a woman networking club title ‘Women Impacting Women’ with more than 100 women in the club. We provide networking opportunities – a lot of them coming from TeamWomenMN events, as well as sharing of information for growth and learning tools.
How does Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos support other women around them, professionally and personally?
Professional development is strongly supported through the different leadership benefits offered within the company. Personal development is encouraged and supported through work/life balance, various wellness initiatives, and furthering growth through
What does success mean to Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos?
Success is empowering, encouraging and supporting our Associates. It’s about supporting our shareholders – the members of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. It’s about ensuring a fun and entertaining experience for every Guest that enters our doors.
What are three things that you tell your staff/employees/team members to do in order to become successful?
We use a S.E.R.V.E. model here – Support, Engage, Re-Invest, Value and Empower. We are committed to continuously doing supporting our Associates through our SERVE model to help them become successful.
Any advice you would like to provide to TeamWomenMN members?
Yes! Continue to seek out opportunities to grow, never stop learning, serve others within your organization and utilize the abundance of resources TeamWomenMN has to offer.
When thinking of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos, what do you want our members to remember and share with their friends/family/peers?
We love connecting with people and hearing their stories. We also have a wonderful networking opportunity in our National Leadership Development Conference that we hold each June. If you’re looking for a leadership development conference – this one is in your backyard! I encourage you to browse our website and join us! http://www.leadershipdevcon.com/