Business people: Executive credited with turning around troubled Atlantic City casino takes helm at Delaware Park; New CEO announced at Perdue


Delaware Park Casino & Racing announced that long-time casino executive  Terry Glebocki has been named President and General Manager of the gaming and racing facility.

Giebocki has 35 years of experience with proven operational and financial acumen from the highly competitive Atlantic City market as well as other gaming jurisdictions across the US.  As President and General Manager, Glebocki will lead overall strategy and oversee day-to-day operations of the property, which includes a casino with over 1,800 slot machines, over 40 table games, seasonal live thoroughbred racing and more – with new plans for the casino coming down the pipeline.

Glebocki received her BS in Accounting from Lehigh University and began her career in the industry in 1987 when she joined Golden Nugget and moved into financial management roles.

Before joining Delaware Park Casino & Racing, Glebocki served as CEO of Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City where she led the troubled property’s financial turnaround. She also served as the President of Atlantic City’s Casino Association representing all Atlantic City casinos to address gaming industry issues at both the state and local levels. She stepped down from that post in 2021.

“I am thrilled to work alongside the team and steer the ship at Delaware Park Casino & Racing,” said Glebocki. “The facility holds a special place for the city of Wilmington and the greater Delaware Valley region, providing visitors and local patrons alike a unique multi-faceted entertainment and gaming experience. I look forward to continuing and aiding in the ongoing success of the casino and racetrack and playing a key role in the future of Delaware Park Casino & Racing.”


There was no immediate word on the status of long-time Delaware Park President Bill Fasy.

The ‘locals’ casinno-racetrack was aold a couple of years ago by Maryland’s Rickman family to a Canadian firm with investments in the gaming and racing industry and a casino industry veteran’s investment vehicle. No detached casino was every built at what some have dubbed a “racino

A golf course and restaurant on the sprawling property in the Stanton-Christiana area remained with the Rickman family.

Perdue names new CEO as Day announces retirement

From left to right: Jim Perdue, Kevin McAdams, and Randy Day.

Perdue Farms, the 103-year-old, family-owned company and fourth-largest producer of chicken products, announced the intention of Randy Day, CEO, to retire this summer. Day, who has worked at Perdue for over 40 years, has been CEO since 2017. He will remain in his current role to assist Kevin McAdams, COO and President, in the succession transition.

Day has been involved in efforts to move Perdue into such as the higher-end beef, pork and chicken businesses. Perdue also operates a direct-to-consumer online business.

“I have spent my entire adult career at Perdue, and I love this company. After 43 years, I would like to spend more time with my wife, our children, and our six (soon to be seven!) wonderful grandchildren. I am looking forward to mentoring and transitioning Kevin over the next few months. We are confident that Kevin possesses qualities that align with our company’s values and vision to be the most trusted name in food and agricultural products,” said Day. “It has truly been an honor to lead Perdue Farms the past six years.”

“Randy has been instrumental to some of our company’s biggest initiatives in both agribusiness and food production and will be instrumental in the CEO succession plan as well. I am incredibly grateful to Randy for his more than 40 years of service at Perdue, especially for his leadership as CEO since 2017,” said Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms. “His guidance was invaluable as we navigated the unprecedented and challenging COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.”

“I am honored to be succeeding Randy as CEO of Perdue Farms,” said Kevin McAdams, COO of Perdue Farms and President of Perdue Foods. “Perdue boasts an unmatched, committed team of associates and strong network of family farmers who are integral to the company’s ability to produce high-quality products that are trusted and recognized by consumers and customers nationwide. I am excited to lead this company in its second century of success.”

McAdams joined Perdue last year after a long career in the food and beverage industry.

He joined Perdue Farms from Jack Linksprotein snacks, a privately held, family-owned company, where he was President, North America. His previous senior positions include President, Schwan’s Consumer Brands and Pabst Brewing Company. Earlier in his career, he held operating roles with Mizkan, Red Bull North America, The Coca-Cola Company and Frito-Lay.

Day joined Perdue Farms in 1980 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness, before being named CEO in 2017. A native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Day received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Western Maryland College, earned a master’s degree in poultry nutrition from the University of Maryland at College Park, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Perdue is one of Delaware’s largest employers, with a processing plant in Milford. The company employs 3,000 in Delaware.