OLATHE, Kan., January 26, 2023
Butler National promotes 20+ year employee Christopher Reedy to Chief Operating Officer
OLATHE, Kan., Jan. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS) Announces Change in Corporate Organizational Structure with Creation of Chief Operator Officer (“COO”) Position and Appointment of Christopher J Reedy by the Board as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary.
Butler National is a recognized provider of professional management services to the gaming industry and a leader in special mission aircraft modifications. Christopher Reedy has extensive experience in both of these segments with his past role as vice president and secretary for the company. Butler National has hired Christopher Reedy to fill many roles since November of 2000. Mr. Reedy was appointed secretary in 2005. In addition to his aviation credentials, Mr. Reedy holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a doctorate in law school from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The leadership of each of Butler National’s operating subsidiaries reports to the COO. The COO reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The COO will also be responsible for shareholder relations.
“I am delighted that the Board has appointed Chris Reedy to the COO position. He is well deserving of this role as he performed many of the COO functions in his previous position. Mr. Reedy has a truly unique complement of experience and skills that make him well suited to be the COO of Butler National”. said R. Warren Wagoner, chairman of Butler’s national board of directors. “Mr. Reedy’s more than twenty years of contributions include aircraft fuel tank protection, spearheading many FAA STC approvals of avionics modifications, aircraft modification negotiations, and countless hours supporting casino operations, from supporting legislative and regulatory affairs to support employee relations. He is a valuable asset to the Corporation.”
About Butler National CorporationButler National Corporation has been a recognized provider of professional management services to the gaming industry for over 20 years. Following the enactment of the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act (KELA), Butler National competed for a contract to operate a lottery gaming facility for the State of Kansas. In 2008, Butler National Service Corporation (a subsidiary of Butler National Corporation) bid and was awarded a contract to operate Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City. When Boot Hill Casino opened in 2009, it was the first state-owned and operated casino in Kansas. In addition to its gaming division, Butler National manufactures, sells and services support systems for private, commercial and military aircraft.
About Boot Hill Casino & Resort
Boot Hill Casino & Resort, operated by BHCMC, LLC and Butler National Service Corporation, wholly owned subsidiaries of Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), features more than 450 electronic gaming machines, 14 table games and a 150-seat casual restaurant known as Firesides at Boot Hill.
The $90 million Boot Hill Casino project opened in December 2009. The lottery facility games at Boot Hill Casino & Resort are owned and operated by the Kansas Lottery. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission provides regulatory oversight for the casino. For more information about Boot Hill Casino & Resort, please visit www.boothillcasino.com or call us at 1.877.906.0777.
For more information, contact: Melinda Tiemeyer[email protected]816-721-1000
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