Angela Millard – VIP Host Manager
Angela started working at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort® in the summer of 2013. Other casino experience included working as a Casino Host for two years in Northwood, IA. She graduated from Grand View College in Des Moines with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing. She loves being outdoors whether it's fishing, paddle boarding or snowmobiling. Indoor hobbies include watching movies with her dog Charlie, reading and hanging out with her nieces and nephews. Angela currently resides in North Liberty, IA.
Bobby Smith – Executive Host
Bobby Smith helped lay the ground work for what is today Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®. He has been the Executive Host at Riverside Casino for over 8 years. Before working in the Casino industry Bobby owned his own business in Dubuque, Iowa where he is originally from. He currently resides in Kalona, IA with his wife Janet. Together they have one son, Justin aka Buzz. In his free time you can find Bobby on the golf course or hanging out with friends and family. Having fun and being around great people is always a top priority. Bobby truly believes that he has the second best job in the State, second only to owning Riverside Casino.
Brady Bird – VIP Host
Brady is originally from Emmetsburg, IA and currently resides in Coralville, IA. He is a huge Hawkeye fan and enjoys outdoor activities such as boating, snowboarding, running and especially golfing. Before coming to work at Riverside Casino, Brady practiced chiropractic and acupuncture for the past four years. This is Brady's first job in the Casino industry but has already become an invaluable asset to the company.
Kari Kiene – VIP Host
Kari is a long time resident of Riverside, IA and currently still resides in the area. Kari has been with Riverside Casino for four years, two years working as a Cage Supervisor and Assistant Buyer and the last two years working in table games as a dual rate supervisor for the poker room as well as in the pit. Prior to working at Riverside Kari worked as a bank teller and as a cross country semi driver. Having graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors degree Kari is a long time Hawkeye fan. On her days off Kari enjoys playing sand volleyball and playing on a bowling league. If it's over 75 degrees out you might even see Kari riding her motorcycle to work.
Bobby Cavan – VIP Host
Bobby started working in a small card room in California back in 2007. He worked his way up to a floor supervisor and shift managers at two of the biggest Tribal Casino's in Northern California. Bobby is a former member of the United States Air Force. He enjoys traveling and playing golf. He has lived in Europe and Japan and has been to five of the six continents. Bobby is a current resident of Iowa City.
Alex Kruse – VIP Host
Alex has been with Riverside Casino for two years. He spent two summers working at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course and six months at the Resort Club. After that, Alex became a Casino Host and then was promoted into the role of VIP Host. Alex is an Iowa native, originally from Clinton, IA but lived in San Diego for two years before coming back to Iowa in 2011. Alex's three biggest passions are sports, traveling and all genres of music. He is a Bulls, Hawkeyes, Bears and Cubs fan. His favorite cities to travel to are Rome, Sydney and Vegas. Alex currently resides in Riverside, IA.