Seneca Gaming’s Chrissy Jimerson Honored as Woman of Influence

Christina “Chrissy” Jimerson, Seneca Gaming Corporation’s Executive Director of Compensation and Total Rewards, has been honored as a Buffalo Business First 2020 Women of Influence “Behind The Scenes” Award Recipient.

A lot of work goes on behind-the-scenes at Seneca Gaming Corporation, which consists of three resort properties: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York; Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York; and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, New York. 

Christina “Chrissy” Jimerson would know. She serves as the corporation’s Executive Director of Compensation and Total Rewards, overseeing compensation, benefits and human resources information systems. 

Jimerson was recently honored as a Buffalo Business First 2020 Women of Influence “Behind The Scenes” Award Recipient for her leadership and responsible management of Seneca Gaming Corporation’s investment in its team members. 

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“I am humbled and honored to be selected and recognized by the distinguished group of women leaders who comprise the award’s selection committee,” Jimerson said. 

Jimerson’s career with Seneca Gaming Corporation started back in 2003. She worked her way through the department from Human Resources Coordinator all the way to Director of Benefits. Jimerson was also elected to the Seneca Nation Council in 2012. 

Seneca Gaming Corp.’s three properties in upstate New York

In 2016, she finished out her 4-year term as a Councilor, received her MBA from Canisius College, was honored as part of the “Native American 40 under 40” class from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, and asked by then Seneca Nation President Todd Gates to serve as his special advisor. 

Jimerson rejoined the Human Resources team as the Executive Director of Compensation and Total Rewards in 2018. In her role, she’s engaged in all areas of HR and influences decisions across the HR enterprise. 

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“We are thrilled that Christina has been recognized. Seneca Gaming Corporation is honored to have her as part of the team that she serves every day,“ said David Sheridan, Interim CEO & CFO, Seneca Gaming Corporation. “We have known all along that she is a Woman of Influence and determination.” 

During her 13 years in the Seneca Gaming Corporation Human Resources Department, she has been a driving force behind the success of the department serving the entire corporation with over 3,700 employees spread across four properties throughout western New York. 

“Chrissy is a great asset to our team and we are excited that she has been honored by Buffalo Business First,” said Meghan Smith, Corporate VP of Human Resources, Seneca Gaming Corporation. “She is a fierce and consistent advocate for her community and the corporation.”