Mychal Cherry was born and raised in Oregon and is a proud member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde where she began her career in Indian Child Welfare. Most recently she worked for Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. as a Marketing Manager from 2009 to 2017. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and is studying for her Master’s degree. She is happily married with 5 children and a grandson in Northwest, Oregon. Mychal feels honored to be serving in the role as the Executive Director for the Spirit Mountain Community Fund and representing her tribe.
Angela Sears is an Oregon Native and proud member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. She attended The University of Oregon and achieved a BS in Journalism and Communications. She comes to SMCF from the marketing department at Spirit Mountain Casino, and is excited to begin her new adventure in Tribal Philanthropy.
Jesse Knight was born and raised in Oregon and is a proud member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. He has 17 years of experience in gaming for Spirit Mountain casino as an Assistant Manager in Table Games and a Manager in Poker. Most recently, he worked in Human Resources for both Spirit Mountain Casino and the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.
Marissa has served the Grand Ronde tribe in various capacities for a number of years. She has an extensive background supporting tribal programs with direct customer service experience & will be a wonderful addition to the Community Fund team, congrats & welcome aboard Marissa!