When it comes to guest services – ours is unmatched. Our executive casino hosts are committed to ensuring that our loyal guests receive the unparalleled guest services they deserve. Our casino contact info is provided so you can reach out to our Sycuan Casino hosts and VIP personnel.

If you have any questions about exclusive offers or important events that are happening at our casino, do not hesitate to contact one of our casino VIP hosts. They can also help you if you have any questions regarding our table games, hours, extra benefits, online bookings, or any other concerns you may have.

At Sycuan Casino, our exceptional support team is here for you. Whether you’d like to learn more about our casino resort or want to hear about our monthly casino promotions, contact one of our casino hosts below and they will get back to you in a timely fashion.

Please meet the team who is here for you should you need anything!

CAROLINA PERRY

VIP Relations Manager
(619) 333-2026, ext. 1238
cperry@sycuan.com

Carolina is a hospitality industry veteran, with over 18 years of experience and over 14 years here at Sycuan Casino. She was born and raised in Mexico and is bilingual in both Spanish and English. 

Her passion for working with people is only surpassed by her willingness to jump out of a plane to meet guests’ expectations (seriously!)

ANNABELLE EDQUIBAN

Senior Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 1535
aedquiban@sycuan.com

Annabelle hails from the Philippines and moved to San Diego in 2011. She has been with Sycuan Casino for over 7 years, but has been in the casino industry for over 23 years.

Annabelle is both fluent in Filipino and English. She brings with her leadership, people skills and a welcoming smile.

JUMAR ALCANTARA

Senior Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 1535
jalcantara@sycuan.com

Jumar is a San Diego native born and raised. He has been in the casino industry for 15 years and has been with Sycuan for almost 12.

Jumar started off in guest relations and decided being a host was what he was most interested in. He is bilingual and speaks both Spanish and English.

SAMIRA (NINA) Y. DAWOOD

Senior Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
sdawood@sycuan.com

Nina has worked in the hospitality industry for over 21 years and 17 of those have been with Sycuan. She was born in Iraq and came to the US with her family when she was 7 years old.

She is bilingual in English an Aramaic and understands most Arabic.

MARLENA BRADSHAW

Senior Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
mbradshaw@sycuan.com

Born and raised in San Diego, Marlena holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from San Diego State University. She has over 21 years of experience in customer service and has been with Sycuan for 5 years.

Marlena genuinely enjoys getting to know her guests and is dedicated to making your visit to Sycuan Casino a pleasant and memorable experience.

JAMES MANUMBALE

Senior Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
jmanumbale@sycuan.com

James was born and raised in the Philippines. He is fluent in Tagalog and English. He brings over 8 years of experience in the gaming industry and 6 years working with Sycuan Casino.

With his passion for travel and learning different cultures, James always makes sure you receive the finest VIP experience by making it memorable and fun

BABYLYN BORJA

Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
bborja@sycuan.com

Babylyn was born and raised in the Philippines. In addition to English, she is fluent in Tagalog. She came to the US, in 2003 and started at Sycuan in 2007 as a Cashier for Food and Beverage and moved into Guest relations after.

Her passion for making sure our guest’s expectations are met earned her another promotion to executive casino host.

DEQUITA RUFF

Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
druff@sycuan.com

Dequita was born in Texas, but raised in San Diego. She has worked within the customer service industry for over 12 years. She has been with Sycuan for over 7 years and started out in the Guest Relations department working her way up to the host department!

She loves getting to know her guests and learning about their different backgrounds.

ERNESTO QUINTANA

Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
equintana@sycuan.com

Ernesto has been with Sycuan about a year but brings over 15 years of experience from the gaming and hospitality industry. Ernesto is a native New Yorker and speaks both English and Spanish.

He loves being a host and looks forward to helping his guests with any of their needs!

JOSE RIVERA

Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
jrivera@sycuan.com

Jose hails from the Windy City, Chicago! He has been with Sycuan Casino for over 11 years. Jose started out in the Guest relations department and became a Casino Host in 2015.

His fluency in English and Spanish enables him to help our guests feel welcome.

JESSICA McDONALD

Executive Casino Host
(619) ‭‭569-3457, ext. 1035
jessica.mcdonald@sycuan.com

Jess is a native of San Diego and comes to us with over a decade in the gaming industry. Having moved up through Guest Services, she has extensive Player Development experience and is looking forward to continue to grow with Sycuan and its unsurpassed guest service. Jess also has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

When not at work, Jess explores San Diego to find massive boulders to climb. She enjoys all aspects of hosting and will deliver the best service to all guests she comes in contact with.

SHIVAN SULYMAN

Executive Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
ssulyman@sycuan.com

Shivan was born in Kurdistan, Iraq and came to the US when he was 5 years old and has been in san Diego ever since. He is bilingual in Kurdish and English.

Shivan has been with Sycuan for over 6 years! He likes meeting and talking to new people!

JANINE DUBLADA

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
jdublada@sycuan.com

With Janine her degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from San Diego State University, the tribal gaming industry is where she fits in best.

She is trilingual in Spanish, Tagalog and English. She has been with Sycuan Casino for 6 years starting out with Food and Beverage. Her outgoing personality and contagious laugh will make you feel like family.

JHOANA DAVID

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
jdavid@sycuan.com

Jhoana was born and raised in the Philippines. She has 17 years of Casino Industry experience in the Philippines before she moved to the US in 2013, and now 4 years here at Sycuan.

She is fluent in Tagalog and English. She enjoys working closely in customer relations and helping guests have the best possible experience!

JADAE PUNO

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
jpuno@sycuan.com

Born and raised in San Diego, Jadae started her career at Sycuan Casino as a guest relations representative, in 2015.

A short year later, she found her true calling as a casino host. Being the youngest host, she strives to bring her playful, genuine, and out-of-the-box service to co-workers and guests.

BAMBI PHILLIPS

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
bphillips@sycuan.com

Bambi has worked in the gaming industry since 2013, and more recently at Sycuan Casino as a casino host since August 2016.

She has lived in San Diego for most of her life and is currently working towards earning a bachelor’s in psychology.

JOHN LUONG

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
dluong@sycuan.com

Born in Vietnam, John moved to San Diego at a young age and has lived in the area ever since. In addition to English, he also can speak Vietnamese and Spanish.

He prides himself in knowing what guests are looking to experience and strives to make your visit special by giving you our VIP treatment.

MIGUEL ORTEGA

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
mortega@sycuan.com

Miguel began his career with Sycuan Casino in 2012. Within a few years, Miguel perfected his guest service skills and built great rapport among guests and team members by working in various positions, leading to his current role, casino host.

In addition to English, Miguel is fluent in Spanish and is constantly seeking new ways to make our guests’ experience better than their last.

ANDREW MOHRE

Casino Host
(619) 937-3847, ext. 2006
amohre@sycuan.com

Andrew is a native San Diegan. After attending UC Riverside, Andrew returned to San Diego and began his career with Sycuan Casino in 2014 where he found his passion for guest service and quickly moved into a Casino Host role.

Andrew does whatever he can to ensure Sycuan’s guests have an exceptional and welcoming experience.