Renee Kirnberger Named Public Affairs Manager at Potawatomi Bingo Casino

MILWAUKEE – Potawatomi Bingo Casino recently named Renee Kirnberger Public Affairs Manager.

Kirnberger, of Wauwatosa, is returning to Wisconsin after spending nearly three years as director of communications at the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America’s national office in Phoenix. Prior to that, she served as director of development & communications at the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Wisconsin.

In her new position, Kirnberger will oversee the development and implementation of public affairs outreach programs on a local and state basis. She will manage Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s signature charitable program, Miracle on Canal Street, as well as the casino’s social responsibility programs which include its problem gambling education and awareness efforts. She will also sit on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling.


Kirnberger has more than 16 years of experience in public relations.  She graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication/public relations. She has been a member of the Public Relations Society of America as well as the Association of Fundraising Professionals. 

Potawatomi Bingo Casino is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. It is located at 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wis. The casino is a showcase for high stakes bingo, offering some of the nation's highest daily payouts.  A popular attraction for local guests, tourists and tour groups, the casino features blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette table games, video and reel slot machines, off-track betting, and a variety of live entertainment.  Potawatomi Bingo Casino is committed to raising awareness of the risks of problem gambling, maintaining a level of first-class customer service, while investing in its most valuable asset – its 2,600 multicultural employees.  Through the Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation and Miracle on Canal Street, the casino supports numerous local charities and community organizations. Driving directions and more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino can be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-PAYS-BIG or by visiting the website at www.paysbig.com.