Valley Center, CA
February 2, 2023

Jill Barrett named Harrah’s GM

Harrah’s Resort Southern California has announce the appointment of Jill Barrett to Senior Vice President and General Manager. 

With nearly three decades of experience in the gaming industry and extensive time spent at various Harrah’s properties since 1993, Barrett aims to guide Harrah’s Resort SoCal forward as the leading casino and resort in Southern California. 

Barrett joined Harrah’s Resort SoCal as the Vice President of Finance in 2008. She stepped in as the interim General Manager for three months in 2020, leading the property through a challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Prior to her time at Harrah’s Resort SoCal, Barrett was the Director of Finance at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino and also spent time at Harrah’s Reno. She was awarded her the Caesars’ Excellence in Leadership Award in 2019 and this year’s Leadership Award from the North San Diego Business Chamber. 

She has a diverse experience in finance, operations, employee engagement, expansion and strategy. 

Barrett has lived in Temecula with her wife, Karen, for 26 years. In her spare time, she loves to golf, ski, read books, do jigsaw puzzles and go for daily walks. She’s also a die-hard fantasy football player.

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