Casino entertainment heavyweight Bally’s Corporation announced Tuesday the appointment of Tracy Harris as an independent member of its Board of Directors. Harris’ term is effective upon receipt of regulatory approvals.
As a financial executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience, Harris has helped corporations, as well as government and non-profit organizations, accelerate growth, enhance profitability, achieve business objectives, and mitigate risk, notes Bally’s.
Soo Kim, Chairman of the Board of Bally’s, said: “On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Tracy Harris to Bally’s. We will undoubtedly benefit from her deep finance, operations, and strategy expertise.”
For her part, Harris said: “It is an honor to join such an outstanding group of individuals on Bally’s Board of Directors. I look forward to bringing my experience and perspective to the Board, and to supporting Bally’s as it continues to grow and expand.”
Soo Kim, Chairman of the Board of Bally’s
Most recently, Harris was Executive Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer of MIB Group Holdings, a startup insurance industry technology provider, where she led the financial transformation of the former Medical Information Bureau. Prior to that, she served as CFO for UMGC Ventures, a VC fund established by the University of Maryland Global Campus; and before that, as CFO of Bullis School, an independent college preparatory school in Potomac, Maryland.
She also served as CFO for The BondFactor Company, a municipal bond insurance company; and for the American Institute of Architects, where she also served as the Vice President of Administration.
Harris has been active on several boards across various industries, including venture capital, private equity, health and wellness, real estate, insurance, financial services, and retail, points out the casino company. She currently serves as a Board Member for CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield and publicly traded 1847 Holdings. She also serves as a Trustee, as appointed by the mayor, for the District of Columbia Retirement Board.
Harris received an M.B.A from St. Louis University, an M.P.A from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Marketing from Fontbonne University. She also completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.