Arthur Mothershed has been a member of the Tribal Council since 2005, when he was elected Treasurer. In that role, he modernized the Tribe’s financial reporting to deliver actionable data to the Tribal Council and streamline accounting. He continues to serve as Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee of the Tribal Council.
Mothershed also serves as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Government Relations for Wind Creek Hospitality. In this role, he identifies acquisition targets and capital projects that are aligned with Wind Creek Hospitality’s vision for strategic growth. 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. Prior to taking his current position, he served as CFO for PCI Gaming and Creek Indian Economic Development Authority and General Manager of Wind Creek Atmore. He has also held management positions with the Winn Dixie and Bruno’s corporations.
Mr. Mothershed holds a MBA from the University of Alabama and a Bachelors from Faulkner University. His 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.