Isle of Capri Casinos’ CEO: ‘Mentors have eyes in the back of their heads’

Virginia McDowell is the CEO of Isle of Capri Casinos, based in St. Louis. She is the only female president and CEO among the top 10 publicly traded gaming corporations in the U.S. and the first woman to serve on the board of the American Gaming Association. McDowell spoke with me about juggling full-time work and full-time school, creating a mentorship match site for women in the gaming industry and the highest compliment you can pay a mentor. Here are excerpts from our conversation. Read more here.