Cannery Casino and Resorts
Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award 2013 Business Excellence Award Honoree

Dennis Shipley, Corporate Director of Human Resources

Shipley offers over 43 years of professional human resources management experience in the hospitality industry, including 37 years working directly for major hotel/casino properties in Nevada, one in Michigan, and one in Pennsylvania.

Management development and employee training have been his personal priority over the years, and he has trained literally hundreds of managers and senior managers during the course of his professional career.

He has a solid background and experience in: employee/labor relations, bargaining unit contract negotiations, employee benefits, insurance programs, compensation, exempt and non-exempt, employment management and management development, and employee training. He served for 8 years as the corporate director of human resources for Circus Circus Enterprises, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Earlier, he served as the director of human resources for Caesars Tahoe at Stateline, Nevada.

After opening the Silver Legacy in Reno, Nevada, Shipley became the vice president of human resources for New York New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and later became the corporate director of human resources for Cannery Casino Resorts® (CCR).