Maria Johnson

Maria Johnson, Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Maria Johnson joined Bally's Corporation in January 2017 as the Vice President of Human Resources with 25 years' experience in the gaming industry. Maria began her career in Slot Operations at President Casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1992. Her eagerness, initiative, and commitment escalated her role into a key management position. Following the Gulf Coast's devastation in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Maria continued her success in the gaming industry, ultimately landing as Director of Human Resources for Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi in 2007.

In 2014, Maria began her association with Bally's Corporation when the Biloxi property was including in their portfolio. Soon thereafter, Maria was promoted to the corporate role of Executive Director of Human Resources; later to be named the Vice President of Human Resources. In this position, Maria is responsible for the directing all of the people functions of the organization in accordance with the policies and practices of the company, the ethical and social consciences of business and society, and the laws, regulations and administrative rulings of governmental organizations and other regulatory and advisory authorities and organizations. Maria will also be responsible for the strategic human resource planning to provide the organization with the best people talent available and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry.