Jim Becker has a deep, diverse background in the hospitality arena. Most recently, Jim has been serving in a resident consultant capacity for Northern Quest Resort and Casino, providing consulting services in a variety of capacities. This was a natural transition for Jim, as he officially retired from NQRC in 2014 as the Executive Vice President of Hospitality. This EVPH role’s responsibilities included food and beverage, hotel, retail, security, maintenance, and construction departments.
Prior to joining the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, Jim owned and operated a chain of restaurants in Washington State that included 10 steakhouses, a seafood restaurant, and a Mexican restaurant. These 28 entrepreneurial years gives Jim a unique perspective on food and beverage operations, revenue generation, and profitability.
Jim is a highly respected expert in Native American casino hospitality operations, with strengths in organizational structure, operations, revenue generation, cost control and financial analysis.