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Prairie Band

Prairie Band LLC


A five member Board of Directors has independent oversight of the long term goals and strategies of Prairie Band, LLC. The Board of Directors exercise their oversight through direct supervision of the company‘s CEO and decision making authority over new investments and business ventures. The Board regularly reports to the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council who represent the owner of the company, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.


The CEO of the company is responsible for implementing the goals and strategy of the company through direct oversight of Prairie Band, LLC’s subsidiary companies and managing the day-to-day operations of the companies.

Board of Directors

Jona Rupnicki

Vice Chairperson

Zach Pahmahmie


Corey Mzhickteno


William Evans

Board Member

Tracy Stanhoff

Board Member


Jacob Wamego

President & CEO

Stan Van Ostran

Chief Financial Officer

Tyler Levier

Chief Operating Officer

Prairie Band LLC

Tribal Council

The Tribal Council serves as the elected government leaders for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. The Tribal Council consists of seven members who serve four year staggered terms. The overarching duty of Tribal Council is to protect the health, peace, morals, education and welfare of the tribe.

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation created Prairie Band, LLC in 2010 to manage and diversify tribal assets.

Tribal Council