Jen Ilsley

Vice President Employee Experience, Global Gaming | People And Culture | Diversity Champion at Aristocrat Gaming

Jen Ilsley, PHR, has had a diverse and extensive work experience in the Human Resources field. Jen is currently the Vice President Employee Experience at Aristocrat, where they lead talent acquisition, learning and development, talent capability, and employee events for the Global Gaming Employee Experience Team. In their previous role as Senior Director People & Culture at Aristocrat, Jen supported the President of the Americas and focused on organizational effectiveness and leadership development.

Prior to Aristocrat, Jen served as an HR Director at The Mirage, where they acted as a strategic business partner and HR consultant to the leadership team. Jen implemented new company-wide and HR initiatives, provided leadership coaching, and obtained certification as an internal coach.

Jen also worked as an HR Director at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, overseeing all property HR functions and aligning HR strategies with business goals. At MGM Resorts International, they held the position of Employee Experience Manager and collaborated with corporate leaders to improve culture and employee engagement. Jen's earlier roles at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino included managing talent acquisition and employee engagement for Mississippi properties, full life cycle recruitment, and coordinating employee events and communications.

Overall, Jen Ilsley has a proven track record in driving employee experience, talent management, leadership development, and organizational effectiveness throughout their career.

Jen Ilsley, PHR, earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from William Carey University in 2008 and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Belhaven University in 2006. Jen is also a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from 2010 to 2022. In terms of additional certifications, Jen obtained a certification in Unconscious Bias from LinkedIn in 2021 and a certification as a Certified Internal Coach from The Leets Consortium in 2018.



  • Vice President Employee Experience, Global Gaming | People And Culture | Diversity Champion

    March, 2022 - present

  • Senior Director People & Culture, Americas, Latam & Europe

    January, 2020

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