Bailey Walker (2016-18/2019-21)
Bailey Walker, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, serves as the Preferred Vendor Program Coordinator for the Chickasaw Business Network.
Baileys Professional Achievements & Certifications begin with graduating from East Central University with a BS in Entrepreneurship in 2012. Graduating from Adas Inaugural Chamber of Commerce Leadership YOUniversity Class in 2009; Graduating from the University of Reno, NV with a Gaming Management Certification in 2009; Selected to attend & represent ECU at the Governors Cup for Entrepreneurs 2009. Mr. Walker attained accreditation as a Small Business Consultant in 2015 (AASBC) and completed the Masters of Accreditation for Small Business Consultants in 2017.
Bailey was recognized & awarded the 2017 Minority Enterprise Development “Advocate of the Year for Minority-Owned Businesses” from the U.S.Dept. of Commerce-REI. Additionally, Mr. Walker was nominated and recognized as the 2017 Paul & Pamela Bickford Volunteer of the Year 2017 from the AICCO.
Walkers resume includes a small speaking role in the feature Film Pearl, The story of Pearl Carter Scott, a production of the Chickasaw Nation.
Mr. Walker began as an intern within the Chickasaw Nation Information Technology Department. After transferring his internship to the Division of Commerce, he was tasked to serve as a Tribal Liaison for Global Gaming Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned entity by the Chickasaw Nation and concluded his internship as a Financial Analyst I, entrusted with maintaining proprietary reports for Gaming (class II/III). Bailey, prior to joining the Chickasaw Nation, held a 13 year career with Dart (aka) Solo Cup, a top level plastic manufacturer in the plastics industry.
Bailey Walker is a motivated Chickasaw, raised traditionally in Chickasaw traditions & customs from an encouraging Mother & Fluent Speaking Grandparents; he fosters professional connections; a vast working experience; and has a strong work ethic. Mr. Walker has a passion to serve his tribe and empower others for success!