IP Recognizes Outstanding Team Members for the Month of January and February

Biloxi, Miss.—IP CASINO RESORT SPA recognized several outstanding team members for their service, dedication and work ethic in a ceremony honoring the Team Members of the Month for both January and February of 2017. The ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 22.

January’s recipients included front-of-house team members Penny Klinbubpha (Table Games), C.J. O’Bryant (Hotel) and Wayne Westbrook (High Tide); and back-of-house team members Erma Fantroy (F&B), Bonnie Finnie (Slot Marketing) and Patty Tapper (Advertising).

February’s recipients include front-of-house team members True Chapman (Spa), Niokie Johnson (Hotel) and Thomas Laudisi (F&B); and back-of-house team members Billy Harshbarger (AV/IT), Ngoc Nguyen (Buffet) and Jammie Quinn (Hotel).

The IP team member selection committee identifies deserving team members to acknowledge their commitment to Boyd Style for each month’s Team Member of the Month, and the Part-Time and Team Leader of each quarter. All winners receive two show tickets, a recognition plaque, a special-edition name tag, a professional photo and recognition in both the front-of-house area and back-of-house area for the following month. In addition, one team member is recognized each month for his or her commitment to working safely with the Safety Spotlight Award. January’s recipient was Christina Hill-Lara (Slot Operations) and February’s recipient was Tova Bishop, both of whom attended the ceremony and received a certificate.

Honorees are entered in a drawing to receive special prizes, including dining and parking specials, cash prizes, and the chance to attend an end-of-year banquet with Boyd Gaming Executive Chairman Bill Boyd. At the end-of-year banquet, one team member will be named the Team Member of the Year, and win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Hawaii.


Winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, the IP CASINO RESORT SPA is the Gulf Coast's premier entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites, live entertainment, award-winning restaurants, and a first-class spa. For further information, visit www.ipbiloxi.com. IP CASINO RESORT SPA is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming and IP press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.