Bradley Rhines Promoted to Executive Vice President at Prairie Meadows


Tuesday, February 11 – Altoona, IA. Prairie Meadows, the no. 1 entertainment destination in Iowa, is pleased to announce the promotion of Bradley Rhines to Executive Vice President, effective immediately. 

Rhines joined Prairie Meadows in December 2015 as the property’s Marketing Director and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer in April 2017.

“We are very pleased with Brad’s new appointment as Executive Vice President,” said Prairie Meadows Board President Gerry Neugent. “His extensive knowledge of the casino industry and astute analytical skills made this decision an easy one. Brad’s leadership and unsurpassed talent has incentivized the success of Prairie Meadows, and combined with the ongoing direction of President and CEO Gary Palmer, our future looks incredibly bright.”

President and CEO Gary Palmer echoed Neugent’s sentiments.

“Brad has shown stellar leadership and foresight as our Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer over the last few years,” Palmer said. “His new role as Executive Vice President plays a vital role in our succession plan for the future. I have every faith and confidence that he’ll expedite our mission and goals well into the new decade and beyond.”

About Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows began operations as a nonprofit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given $1.9 billion to the state of Iowa. Prairie Meadows offers nearly 1,700 slot machines, table games, live and simulcast racing, sports wagering, dining, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more. 


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