The Kent County Tourism Corporation has announced the hiring of casino industry veteran Pete Bradley as the organization’s new president.
Bradley had previously served on the board of directors and more recently as interim president. He started officially in his new role as of Monday, August 12.
“I am thrilled to start my new position as president of Kent County Tourism,” said Bradley. “I’m looking forward to continuing our efforts of promoting tourism and Delaware’s Quaint Villages by driving economic impact for the community through the attraction of visitors.”
Bradley served as vice president and general manager of casino operations for Dover Downs Hotel & Casino for 16 years. His entailed overseeing all gaming-related operations, including slots, table games, marketing, VIP services and security operations.
Prior to taking a leadership position at Dover Downs, Bradley was with the Caesars organization for 17 years in positions ranging from internal auditor to assistant vice president of internal audit to casino controller for Caesars Atlantic City.
“Pete has provided a steady presence in the office as we continued our search for a new president,” said Gary Camp, chairman of the board of directors of Kent County Tourism Corp. “We were thrilled when Pete expressed interested in continuing on in a full-time capacity, and his strong relationships within the communities we serve make him a great fit. He has a strong handle on issues impacting the tourism industry and will hit the ground running as we continue our work to bring visitors to our area.”
He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University with BS degrees in food marketing and accounting. He is a longtime board member and past board president of Autism Delaware.