Name: Rozell Blanks
School: Bellevue University, Nebraska
Major: Business, Human Resource Management
Rozell Blanks is a 2009 initiate of the Las Vegas Alumni Chapter. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from Bellevue University in Nebraska.
Brother Blanks currently serves as Vice President of Human Resources at MGM Resorts International. In this position, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and day to day operation of the human resources department at MGM Grand Detroit. He began his career with MGM Resorts in 2006, serving as the Executive Director of Human Resources at MGM Grand Las Vegas. Prior to joining MGM Grand, he served for five years as Director of Human Resources for Encore Productions, also in Las Vegas, where he received the Employee Award of Excellence for providing outstanding leadership service to the company. He also has held leadership positions with Corestaff Services and Cintas Corporation and was a Training Manager with the U.S. Air Force, where he was named Employee of the Year and led the “Best Overall Training Department.”
Brother Blanks is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and served a three-year term on the society’s Labor Relations Special Expertise Panel. He is also involved in participating in various community service initiatives.