Arthur Mothershed is the Property Manager for Wind Creek Casino and Hotel, a business enterprise of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. In this position, Mothershed is responsible for all aspects of management of the Tribe’s four diamond hotel and Class II gaming facility.
In addition to overseeing day-to-day functions, Mothershed also works strategically toward building partnerships and managing future growth. He currently serves on the Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority Board of Directors, and is actively involved in the development of all Tribal economic enterprises. Mothershed also serves on the Health/Family Services and Budget/Finance Legislative Committees, and formerly served as a member of the Housing Department.
In June 2005, Mothershed was elected Treasurer of the nine-member Tribal Council of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. As Treasurer, he established streamlined Tribal Government financial reporting, to provide better decision-making information for the Tribal Council and simplified accountability for Tribal members. Mothershed now serves as an at large Tribal Council Member.
Arthur Mothershed holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama and a bachelor's degree from Faulkner University. He previously held management positions with the Winn Dixie and Bruno's corporations. Mothershed currently serves on the Board of Directors for Wachovia Band and the Chamber of Commerce in Wetumpka, Alabama.
A true ambassador, Mothershed represents the Tribe and its gaming interests to the public, working with political and community leaders and members of the media. Mothershed's interest in leadership and Tribal Government stems from a sincere desire to improve the lives of Tribal members and to strengthen the Tribe's position as a sovereign and self-sufficient nation. Born and raised in the Poarch Tribal community, he has a particular interest in cultural awareness, assisted living for Tribal elders, universal healthcare for members, and economic development beyond gaming.