has been named director of information systems for Cherokee Nation Entertainment


Cherokee Nation Entertainment, operator of Oklahoma’s Cherokee Casinos and the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, has appointed  Todd Gourd as director of information systems. Gourd, a Cherokee citizen, has been with CNE for five years, most recently as senior manager of enterprise infrastructure with the company’s information technology department. Prior to joining CNE, he held managerial positions with the University of Tulsa’s College of Law, the American Red Cross and Williams Communications. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Langston University.