As president and COO for Wild Rose Casino & Resorts, Tom Timmons directs corporate operations and financial performance as well as drives the company's growth and expansion strategy. Widely regarded as one of the foremost leaders in the state's casino and racing industry, Mr. Timmons began his gaming career in 1989 during the earliest days of Iowa gaming.
He serves as the secretary of the Iowa Gaming Association Board of Directors and is the former executive director of the Iowa Greyhound Association.
Mr. Timmons formerly worked as chief financial officer, chief operating officer and general manager of Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Des Moines, during which time he implemented and oversaw the nation's first horse racing and slot machine venue. He held the position of assistant general manager at Lakeside Casino in Osceola and was promoted to general manager before leaving to join Wild Rose.
Mr. Timmons graduated with a bachelor's degree from Drake University. His community involvement includes serving nine years on the PCM Community School District board, four of those years as president.