The Phoenix Valley’s Gila River Casinos has appointed Joel Rovics corporate director of marketing, responsible for marketing strategies for the company’s three casinos, brand management and nationwide marketing communications. Rovics brings more than 10 years of industry experience to the position. He is a former vice president of marketing for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Florida and held marketing positions at Morongo Casino in California and Harrah’s Casino in St. Louis, among others. He is a master’s program graduate of St. Louis University. Gila River Casinos is owned by Arizona’s Gila River Indian Community.