Chad Barnhill

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Chad Barnhill, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Chad Barnhill, Chief Operating Officer of JACK Entertainment, possesses a wealth of casino and hospitality business knowledge central to the company’s reputation as a strong casino operator.  Chad is driven to improve operations, guest satisfaction and drive company growth.  Chad has been using his creative vision, strategic planning and 20+ years of Casino experience to enhance the operational performance throughout his career.  He provides leadership and direction to both JACK Cleveland and JACK Thistledown Racino. 


Barnhill is committed to serving the areas in which JACK calls home and through his leadership emphasizes the importance of giving back to the greater Cleveland community. In his role he has manifested this passion to lead his team in charitable initiatives supporting more than 50 local organizations including food donations to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and their partner food pantries, volunteer days with Habitat for Humanity to rehab local neighborhoods, and on property fundraisers and supply drives benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Cleveland Hope Lodge and the Providence House.