MILWAUKEE (April 2, 2021) – The Forest County Potawatomi Community, owners of the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, has named Sheryl Schnering as interim CEO/General Manager of the property.

Sheryl Schnering Interim CEO/GM

Schnering currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. She has worked at the property for 13 years, including the last six as Chief Financial Officer.

“Sheryl has been an integral part of our team at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for well over a decade. She has been with us throughout our growth and has helped us successfully navigate through this pandemic,” said Ned Daniels, Jr., Chairman of the Forest County Potawatomi Community. “Sheryl has been nothing short of exceptional during her tenure at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, and we know that success will continue while we transition to the next era of our operations.” 

Schnering replaces Rodney Ferguson who recently stepped down to take a new position in his home state of Virginia.

Prior to joining PHC, Schnering spent 25 years working in finance with several Wisconsin-based companies and organizations.

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is currently conducting a national search for new CEO/General Manager of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

About Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Set in the heart of Milwaukee, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is Wisconsin’s premier entertainment destination, offering guests the best in gaming, dining and entertainment. The property features a luxurious 500-room hotel, the intimate 500-seat Northern Lights Theater and more than 60,000 square feet of event space. To discover more, visit