Position: Director of Casino Finance
Renee Montgomery, a native of Ames, joined Prairie Meadows in 2002 and is now the Director of Casino Finance. She graduated from Gilbert High School, attended Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado, and Iowa State University. Renee entered the casino industry in 1991. Prior to Prairie Meadows, she worked in various state-regulated Colorado casinos, two tribal casinos in Kansas (Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas and the Iowa Tribe of Nebraska and Kansas), along with three Iowa Riverboat Casinos. Renee has been certified in cash operations protection, security and risk management, pit games asset protection, slot ops asset protection, table games training, and casino management.
During the time she lived in Colorado, Renee volunteered as an EMT-B-IV/Firefighter I serving two fire departments in addition to working at St. Francis/Penrose, Woodland Park and Cripple Creek Ambulance Services. Prior to the casino industry, Renee worked for the United States Olympic Committee sports medicine division. She previously participated in the Ames Minor Hockey Association, Pikes Peak Amateur Hockey Association, Gilbert Adult Coed Softball Association, Gilbert Little League and Gilbert Days Committee. She is active in Junior Achievement and 4-H and has previously been involved with Hospice of Central Iowa/Israel House in Ames. Renee has a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.