CDI Announces Senior Leadership Promotions in Gaming Operations

By | June 7, 2024


Churchill Downs Incorporated announced internal senior leadership promotions in the Company’s corporate gaming operations division. Mike Rich has been named Vice President of Gaming Operations where he will provide day-to-day oversight for a segment of CDI’s gaming properties. Colin Spewak has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing for Gaming Operations where he will oversee the planning, organization, and direction of marketing strategy for CDI’s gaming segment.

Rich brings 22 years of gaming experience most recently serving as Vice President for CDI and General Manager of the Company’s Terre Haute Casino Resort in Terre Haute, Indiana, where he managed the successful opening of the $290 million casino resort. Prior to joining CDI, Rich held several operational management roles with Caesars Entertainment and Harrah’s in multiple jurisdictions. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University and a Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

Spewak brings nearly 13 years of experience in the gaming industry, most recently serving as Sr. Director of Marketing Operations for CDI where he oversaw database marketing, email and direct mail strategies across the Company’s portfolio of casino and HRM properties. Prior to joining CDI in 2021, he held various marketing and operations roles with Caesars Entertainment. Spewak holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri.

Both Rich and Spewak will report directly to CDI’s Executive Vice President for Gaming Operations, Maureen Adams. CDI will move quickly to fill the role of General Manager of Terre Haute Casino Resort.

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