A new assistant director of marketing has been announced at Gun Lake Casino. Brian Penninga has assumed the role, effective immediately.

“We believe in developing talent from within and promoting highly qualified and engaged team members,” said Jose Flores, vice president and general manager for Gun Lake Casino. “Gun Lake Casino is a premier employer in the region and we are proud to see Brian’s continued growth with our business.”

Penninga has been a member of the Gun Lake Casino team since October 2016 and has served as a member of the marketing team for two years.  Prior to joining Gun Lake Casino Brian worked in hospitality operating a small local business.

He earned a bachelor’s of science degree with concentrations in business and computer information technology from Western Michigan University. In the community, he currently serves as a cabinet member on the Gilda’s LaughFest committee.

Penninga will report to the director of marketing and will oversee all special events, entertainment, property promotions, casino host programs and passport club operations.