Fort Thompson, SD—Native Nations Rebuilders Program (cohort 5) -
Wendy currently works as the general manager for the Lode Star Casino in Fort Thompson, South Dakota, on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation. Previously, she worked at Hunkpati Investments, an organization that aims to provide financial opportunities to stimulate economic development on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation. Outside of her work responsibilities, Wendy has served on the board of directors for the local Habitat for Humanity chapter and is a founding member of the Community Coalition Against Drugs for the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. Wendy received her bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University. She is the proud mother of four children.