Pearl River Resort Director Receives Top Honor

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Erica Clemons Moore has been listed among Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Under 40. Mississippi’s prestigious awards program recognizes the state’s emerging business leaders under the age of 40 who have made significant contributions to Mississippi’s overall economic progress.

Erica Clemons-Moore

We congratulate Erica on her success and impact on the community and we’re looking forward to what’s next.

Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that Erica Clemons Moore has been listed among Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Under 40. Mississippi’s prestigious awards program recognizes the state’s emerging business leaders under the age of 40 who have made significant contributions to Mississippi’s overall economic progress, often working at their own local levels. Moore and her fellow award recipients were recently honored at a luncheon in Jackson and will be profiled in an upcoming special edition of the Mississippi Business Journal.

Moore has over ten years of progressive experience in marketing, public relations and event budgeting and planning. She was promoted to Director of Public Relations, Internal Communications and Special Projects in 2014. She previously served as Public Relations Manager at Pearl River Resort in which she has led the public relations team, creating a strategic and integrated communication program for both the public and the resort’s nearly 3,000 employees. During her tenure, the Resort has gained national media attention from NBC’s The Biggest Loser, ABC’s Good Morning America and over 80 national media outlets (online and offline).

“Erica has been doing a phenomenal job in managing communication efforts for the Resort including the recent openings of Golden Moon, Promenade of Pearl River Resort, and our newly remodeled hotel rooms,” said Holly Gagnon, President and CEO for Pearl River Resort. “We are proud of Erica for receiving such a distinguished honor from Mississippi Business Journal.”

In her role as Director of PR, IC & SP, Moore is responsible for managing all media relations initiative for the Resort properties which consist of three casinos, three hotels, two top ranked golf courses and a water park. She oversees a team of writers, media specialists, and event planners. Moore also oversees employee communication and special projects which include community service, fundraisers, sponsorships, and media events.

“Erica is a valuable asset to the Resort, especially now with the near completion of our renovations. She has been one of the key players in ensuring the branding and messaging of our all new Pearl River Resort is consistent,” stated Matthew Perkins, Vice President of Marketing for Pearl River Resort. “We congratulate Erica on her success and impact on the community and we’re looking forward to what’s next.”

In addition to her community service efforts at the Resort, Moore is also active in her community during her free time. She served as President of United Way for two years and she is currently a mentor for high school girls in the program, OhoyoThanko Chi (To Build a Strong Woman).

Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Public Relations from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree in Public Relations from University of Southern Mississippi.

ABOUT PEARL RIVER RESORT

Owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Pearl River Resort is the South’spremier gaming and entertainment enterprise. Pearl River Resort’s portfolio of assets includes Silver Star Hotel & Casino, Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, and Geyser Falls Water Theme Park located in Choctaw, Mississippi and Bok Homa Casino located in Sandersville, MS.

The Silver Star and Golden Moon Casinos feature two exciting hotel/casinos with a variety of gaming options, timeless and comfortable hotel rooms, the center bar featuring a one-of-a-kind video wall, Phillip M’s award-winning steakhouse, a sports bar and grill and a variety of other dining options, a full service spa, retail offerings and live entertainment. Also featured is Dancing Rabbit Golf Club with two championship golf courses and Geyser Falls Water Park. Bok Homa Casino features over 700 slot machines, event center and a fabulous quick serve eatery.

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