Feliz Leyba (left) and Cassandra Brown.

Feliz Leyba has been promoted to manager of Convention Services for Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. In her new position, Leyba will be responsible for building the department from the ground up. This is a new position at Harrah’s Ak-Chin as a result of the casino’s multi-million-dollar expansion, which includes the new convention center with over 18,000 square feet of rentable space, an additional 230 guest rooms, a spa and fitness center, additional restaurants and a multi-level parking structure.

Cassandra Brown joined the City of Maricopa as the Grants and Accounting coordinator Brown comes from the San Juan County Government in Farmington, New Mexico, where she served as a grants accountant. She also has experience working with tribal governments and speaks fluent Navajo. Brown will be responsible for researching grant opportunities and working with various departments through the grant application, monitoring and reporting process.

This item appears in the October issue of InMaricopa. If you have new hires, promotions or employee awards, let us know at News@InMaricopa.com.