- Our Team
Jahnae Erpenbach, Vice President & General Manager of Gaming
As the Vice President & General Manager of Gaming, Jahnae Erpenbach is responsible for all gaming related operations at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino including Casino Operations, Food & Beverage, Facilities, Housekeeping, Information Technologies, Security, Public Relations, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing.
Jahnae joined Hoosier Park as the Director of Marketing in 2007 and was promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 2009. Her previous 15 years of casino and hospitality industry experience helped build the business and shape the image of Indiana's first gaming and racing facility.
Prior to joining Hoosier Park, Jahnae served as the Executive Director of Marketing for the Empress Casino in Joliet, Illinois, Vice President of Marketing for Players Island Casino & Harrah’s Casino in Metropolis, Illinois.
Jahnae holds a Bachelor of Science from the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Southern Illinois University, where she majored in both speech communication and public relations with minors in advertising and psychology.
Jahnae currently serves as a board member for the Madison County Community Health Center in Anderson, Indiana.
Rick Moore, VP & General Manager of Racing
Rick Moore brings more than 30 years of horse racing industry experience to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino’s live racing and four simulcast wagering operations. Rick, an integral member of Hoosier Park’s opening team in 1994, oversaw racing operations and expansions for nearly 14 years. Under his Hoosier Park tenure, Rick led the creation and expansion of three off-track betting facilities and introduced multiple premier signature racing events.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Rick currently serves on the boards of the United Way of Madison County, C.A.S.A., Regions 5 Workforce, and the Anderson Rotary. Rick also holds the positions of vice-chair of the Anderson Urban League board and member of the United Way of Madison County Fundraising Committee.
Our senior staff
Todd Berendji, Senior Director of Operations
Gene Ciscell, Vice President of Information Technology
Ryan Clendenen, Director of Audio Visual Services
Jean Crowe, Vice President of Human Resources
Kiersten Flint, Managing Director, Internal Advertising & Creative Agency
Jason Hockwalt, Director of Mutuels & Simulcasting
Larry Kaufmann, Director of Programs
Mike Kohan, Merrillville OTB Facility Manager
Jim Leist, Director of Security
Mark Kolczak, Director of Surveillance
Clint McKenzie, Vice President of Non-Gaming Operations
Rudy McMillan, Vice President & General Manager of Winner's Circle Operations
Elaine Miller, Fort Wayne OTB Facility Manager
Sherry Peterson, Director of Strategic Marketing
Maureen Reilly, Executive Director of Purchasing
Rich Ruden, Vice President of Finance & Development
Grant Scharton, Director of Communications
Mark Thacker, Director of Sales and Business Development
Mike Walsky, Director of VIP Services & Relationship Marketing
Amy Whitler, Director of Food & Beverage
Becky Young, Director of Marketing