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Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort names new CFO

26 July 2007

ESCALERO, New Mexico -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino ("IMGRC"), a business enterprise of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, announced today that Mrs. Karen Braswell has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of IMGRC effective as of August 1, 2007. Mrs. Braswell has been Treasurer of IMGRC since June 25, 2007.

Mrs. Braswell has more than 25 years' experience in the fields of accounting and finance. In addition to being Treasurer, since October 2006 Mrs. Braswell has served as IMGRC's Director of Finance and will continue to serve in this capacity. From 2004 to 2006, Mrs. Braswell served as the Director of Finance for Casino Arizona in Scottsdale, Arizona, and from 2001 to 2004 she served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Apache Gold Casino in San Carlos, Arizona. Mrs. Braswell is a certified public accountant. Mrs. Braswell holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Tennessee.

Commenting on this change, Mr. Brian Parrish, Chief Operating Officer of IMGRC, said, "Karen brings more than 25 years of professional experience in accounting and finance to this new position, including the past 16 years in Native American Gaming."

Mrs. Braswell will replace Mr. Lance Kintz as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kintz, who led IMGRC in recruiting Mrs. Braswell, will remain a close advisor to IMGRC on an as-needed basis throughout the remainder of the year. Mr. Parrish indicated that "Mr. Kintz has successfully led and guided IMGRC's diversified financial operations since September 2005, in particular building a strong financial team for IMGRC for such diverse activities as gaming, recreation and hospitality and has allowed IMGRC to improve its position in financial and accounting matters. We thank him for the very positive contributions he has made and look forward to our ongoing association."

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