Amy Surma

February 3, 2022

Economic Outlook – Pokagon Band, Four Winds, and Mno Bmadsen

Episode #1709 – Pokagon Band, Four Winds, and Mno Bmadsen Check out his episode of WNIT’s Economic Outlook as Jeff Rea interviews Frank Freedman, COO of Four Winds Casino and Julio Martinez, CEO of Mno-Bmadsen. The skyline is changing in St. Joseph County as the new Fourwinds Hotel and Conference center are taking shape. We take a closer look at one of our regions largest employers and the work they […]
September 29, 2021

Opening of Hotel Elkhart

Industry Today The opening of Hotel Elkhart represents the latest step in an active 2021 for Mno-Bmadsen. Sept. 27, 2021 Dowagiac, MI – Mno-Bmadsen, the independent non-gaming investment entity of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is proud to announce the grand opening of Hotel Elkhart, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at Hotel Elkhart, 500 South Main Street on Sept. 28th at 10:30 a.m. EDT […]
March 19, 2021

Mno-Bmadsen Acquires Walerko Tool and Engineering

Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, acquired Walerko Tool and Engineering. March 18, 2021 Dowagiac, MI – Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment arm of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, is pleased to announce it has acquired Walerko Tool and Engineering Corp. through its manufacturing investment vehicle Mno-DREK. The deal closed in March and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The addition of Walerko […]
August 30, 2018

Investment Opportunities
Can Strengthen Indian Country
By: Julio Martinez, Chief Financial Officer | Mno-Bmadsen

Casinos have blessed many tribes with capital infusions but with competition growing and an uncertain regulatory environment, the time is now for leaders to diversify their swelling treasuries through a long-term strategic investment plan. Mno-Bmadsen’s Chief Financial Officer Julio Martinez makes the case for Indian Country’s opportunity to leverage the power of a diversified portfolio to strengthen self-sufficiency, enhance sovereignty and increase generational wealth expansion.   The time has never […]
August 30, 2018

Investment Opportunities
Can Strengthen Indian Country
By: Julio Martinez, Chief Financial Officer | Mno-Bmadsen

Casinos have blessed many tribes with capital infusions but with competition growing and an uncertain regulatory environment, the time is now for leaders to diversify their swelling treasuries through a long-term strategic investment plan. Mno-Bmadsen’s Chief Financial Officer Julio Martinez makes the case for Indian Country’s opportunity to leverage the power of a diversified portfolio to strengthen self-sufficiency, enhance sovereignty and increase generational wealth expansion.   The time has never […]
July 24, 2018

Tribal Business Journal Shines Light on Mno-Bmadsen in July Cover Story

July 2018 Our CEO Troland V. Clay was recently interviewed by Levi Rickert for the latest edition of the Tribal Business Journal. Discussing Mno-Bmadsen’s history, portfolio’s and where we are today. Please follow the link below for more information. Tribal Business Journal
July 23, 2018

Mno-Bmadsen is Seeking 1 Person to Join its Board of Directors

Monday, August 16, 2021 The Pokagon Band Tribal Council established Mno-Bmadsen, an autonomous Tribally-Chartered entity of the Pokagon Band, whose purpose is to engage in economic development activities on behalf of the Pokagon Band. This entity has set aside a significant investment to be strategically invested for the tribe. Mno-Bmadsen is managed by seven (7) member Board of Directors and is currently seeking one (1) person for one (1) open position. Eligibility […]
July 19, 2018

Mno-Bmadsen Video

Thursday, March 29, 2018 – 12:00am Walking the Good Path Here at Mno-Bmadsen we strive to follow our seven grandfather teachings: Wisdom, Love, Respect, Bravery, Honesty, Humility and Truth. This helps us and our family of companies walk the good path. It is our honor to follow this path and ensure our future generations have the same opportunities to grow. Please take the time to follow the link below to watch […]
July 1, 2018

Mno-DREK Launched as Manufacturing Holding Company

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 – 9:25am Mno-Bmadsen and DREK Holdings announce the formation of Mno-DREK, LLC, a holding company of manufacturing businesses. Its mission is to provide the highest quality manufactured products and value add services to its customers through a portfolio of high-performing manufacturing companies. “Our vision and criteria for acquiring manufacturing companies fell in line with Mno-Bmadsen’s. We are pleased to partner with Mno-Bmadsen and look forward to […]