Our Staff

Troy Clay

President & CEO

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Troland “Troy” Clay is the president and chief executive officer of Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming investment enterprise of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. He is also a citizen of the tribe.

As CEO of Mno-Bmadsen’s Family of Companies, Troy leads the investment strategy of its board of directors. He also heads the management team of its direct investment portfolios of professional services, manufacturing, construction, and real estate. These portfolios comprise: Seven Generations Architecture & Engineering, WBK Engineering, D. A. Dodd, Accu-Mold, Michiana Global Mold, Enmark Tool & Gage, Red Tail Properties, and the Bent Tree Market.

Troy served in the elected office of tribal treasurer before becoming Mno-Bmadsen’s founding CEO. In that capacity, he chaired the tribe’s finance board and was treasurer of the Four Winds Casino Resort gaming authority (board of directors). Prior appointed service with the Pokagon Band includes chairman of the family welfare commission, secretary of the election commission, and member of the enrollment committee.

Troy is the associate pastor, adult Bible teacher, missions director and treasurer at New Day Church in his hometown of Watervliet, MI. He is a United States Navy veteran and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Western Michigan University. Troy also currently serves as chairman of the Business Partnership of Cass County, MI and is a director emeritus of Southwest Michigan First. As founding chairman, Troy led the launch of Chi- Ishobak, a certified native community development financial institution. He is the recipient of an award for Innovative Housing and Development in Indian Country by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and recognized as one of the top 30 CEO’s in Indian Country by Native Business Magazine.

Julio Martinez

CFO - Chief Financial Officer

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Julio serves as chief financial officer and vice president of administration for Mno-Bmadsen. In this position he executes the overall investment strategy, oversees the fiscal discipline and responsibility for the company, and manages the administration of the Mno-Bmadsen holding structure.

Prior to joining Mno-Bmadsen in 2016, Julio successfully served as the CFO of tribes in Florida and in Oregon. With a track record of proven business success in a variety of business settings, Julio dedicates those skills to support the continued growth and success of Mno-Bmadsen.

Julie Farver

Accounting Manager

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Julie serves as accounting manager of Mno-Bmadsen. In this role she provides accounting support for Mno-Bmadsen and our Family of Companies. She has worked within the framework of the Pokagon Band since 2001 and joined Mno-Bmadsen in 2013.

Julie was a prior member of the Board of Directors. Through her position now as an employee of Mno-Bmadsen, Julie is honored to help create further economic development outside of gaming for tribal citizens and the families of the Pokagon Band.

Heather Farver

Human Resource Director

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Heather serves as the human resources director for Mno-Bmadsen, where she is focused on recruiting, retaining, and developing top talent for the company. Heather also leads employee engagement and provides human resources support across our Family of Companies.

Prior to joining Mno-Bmadsen, Heather served as the tribal Pathways administrator for the company and as the human resources manager for the Pokagon Band’s governmental operations. Heather is dedicated to creating opportunities for Pokagon Band families, and a fun and fulfilling work environment for all Mno-Bmadsen employees.

Rhonda Rose

Pathways Manager

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Rhonda manages the Pathways Program, which provides tribal citizens with access to training, internships and job opportunities for long-term gainful employment with the Mno-Bmadsen Family of Companies, our partners and our network. Rhonda’s responsibilities include collaboration with the overall tribal community, government and Mno-Bmadsen's portfolio of investments.

Prior to joining Mno-Bmadsen, Rhonda was in the construction field and worked for the Pokagon Band tribal government.

Abbie Kusch

Office Administrator

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Abbie serves as the office administrator for Mno-Bmadsen. In that capacity she assists with the day-to-day operations of the company, overall marketing and facilitates communications with the Family of Companies. Abbie is also responsible for event coordination and maintaining vital records.

Before joining the Mno-Bmadsen team, Abbie worked for the Pokagon Health Services for several years. Abbie is proud that through her work with Mno-Bmadsen tribal citizens and their families will continue to create their own pathways to economic success and personal fulfilment.