Chief Marketing Officer
Anika Kimble-Huntley serves as Chief Marketing Officer for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. She is responsible for marketing the state to a broad audience as a destination for tourism and commerce, attracting transient, corporate and group travel, as well as job-creating businesses.
Anika has more than 20 years of marketing experience. Prior to joining the corporation, Anika served as the vice president of marketing for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain where she developed and executed all marketing strategies to open the company’s first branded hotel and casino property in California. She also previously served as vice president of national marketing for MGM Springfield, helping to open the $960 million hotel and casino resort. Previous roles include executive leadership roles with Penn National Gaming, Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas and Canada, as well as Hasbro Inc. in Rhode Island.
Anika holds an MBA from Simmons College Graduate School of Management and a degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.