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Itsik Akiva
Online Gaming Consultant
Headway Consulting Services LLC
Paula Allen
Director of Leadership & Development & Guest Services
7 Cedars Resort
Frances Alvarez
TGPN Secretary
Tribal Gaming Protection Network
Ms Brandee A. Annis
Poker Operations
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Ms Haydee Antezana
CEO
Haydee Antezana International
Mr. Samuel Askew
CEO
Port Madison Enterprises
Mr. Mark Astone
CEO
Catalyst Marketing Company

B

Juan Baca
Vice President Security/ Entertainment
Sycuan Casino
Dike Bacon
Principal
HBG Design
Mr. Austin Badger
Attorney
National Indian Gaming Commission
Ewa Bakun
Director of Industry Insight and Engagement
Clarion Gaming
Dr. Anastasia (Stasi) Baran
COO
nQube Data Science
Howard Barish
Managing Editor/GM
Gaming Today
Jef Bauer
General Manager
Augustine Casino
Ms Carrie Beaudette
Vice President of Organizational Development
ROI, Inc.
Steve Beck
President
Beck Seminars
Irene Bedard
actor/director/producer/activist
Elizabeth A. Bell
Attorney | Producer
Elbe Law Office | ROT Films
Josh Benefield
Lead Auditor
National Indian Gaming Commission
Mr. Mitchell Berg
City Administrator
City of Mahnomen
Mr. Max Bichsel
Kambi US Director
Tuari Bigknife
Attorney General, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Chief Legal Officer, Viejas Enterprises
Stephanie Black
Chief Financial Officer
Lucky Star Casino
Ms Melissa Blau
Director
iGaming Capital
Steve Bodmer
General Counsel
Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians
Rob Bone
President
Amelco USA
Tina Braithwaite
Owner / CEO
Sovereign Nations Cannabis
Scott Brewer
SVP Government Relations
Four Winds Casino Resort
Steven Brewer
TBD
National Indian Gaming Commission
Mr. Billy Brill
Ceo Billy Alan Productions casino talent buyer
Billy Alan Productions
Tim Bucher
Chief Product Officer
Scientific Games
April Buckley
Customer Experience Manager
Site 1001
Mr. JOHN Bunch
President
Pervasive Gaming, LLC
Rob Burke
Editor
Indian Gaming Magazine
Mr. George Burkhardt
Managing Partner
Profit Mindset, LLC
Ryan Burns
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Mr Joe Busby
Casino Compliance Director, Sycuan Casino
Nick Butler
Senior Vice President, Managing Director
Umpqua Bank
Rodney Butler
Chairman
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

C

Brett Calapp
Chief Social Gaming Officer
Pala Interactive LLC
Melonie Calderon
Business Committee Member
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Mr. Andrew Cardno
CEO
Innovation Gaming Group
Bea Carson
Gaming Commission Chairwoman
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Latisha Casas
Business Committee Treasurer
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Duane Chapman
Assistant General Manager
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino
Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri
Chairman
National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)
Brian Cladoosby
President
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
Ms Suzanne Clem
Training and Development Director
Mr. Charles Cohen
Vice President of Sports Betting
IGT
Janet Cole-Spitler
Director of IT
Naskila Gaming of Alabama-Coushatta Tribe
Rhonda Contreras
Principal
The Richards Group
Holly Cook Macarro
Partner
Spirit Rock Consulting
Mr. Carson Cooper
Attorney
Lippes, Mathias, Wexler, Friedman LLP

D

Gina da Rosa
Learning & Development Manager
Viejas Casino & Resort
Bob Dancer
Video Poker Analyst
Bob Dancer Products, LLC
Neale Deeley
Vice President of Sales
Sportradar
Rory Dilweg
Partner
Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP
Larry Drasin
UCLA Design Instructor
Restaurant Hotel Casino Design
Amanda Dunks
Director of Enterprise Brands & Growth Strategy
Caesars Entertainment

E

Ms Crystal Echo Hawk
President and CEO
Echo Hawk Consulting
Abigail Echo-Hawk
Chief Research Officer
Seattle Indian Health Board
Ms Hillel Echo-Hawk
Cook
I-Collective, Birch Basket
Ms Lael Echo-Hawk
Principal
MThirtySix, PLLC
MATTHEW EDEN
Senior Vice President
SOVEREIGN FINANCE
Todd Eilers
Principal
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Mr. Rich Emery
President + Design Principal
TBE Architects (Thalden Boyd Emery)
Michael Engel
VP Food, Beverage and Innovation Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Dwayne Eto
Partner
RSM US, LLP
Mr. Brett K. Ewing, AIA, NCARB
Principal
Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.
Chris Eyre
Director/ Producer - Film and TV
Riverhead, LLC

F

Elaine Fink
Chairwoman
North Fork Rancheria
Mr. Casey Fitzpatrick
Senior Marketing Manager
Ho-Chunk Gaming
Ms Jennifer Fleming
Principal/Owner
Rice Fergus Miller
Chloe Fletcher
Manager of Data Analytics
The Innovation Group
William Fletcher
Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Jensen Hughes
Mr. Ronald Flores CSP
Commissioner
Pechanga Gaming Commission
George Forman
Principal
Forman & Associates
Mr. Buddy Frank
Consultant
Buddy Frank Slot Strategies
Ryan Frohberg
Interim Chief Marketing Officer
Casino Del Sol Casinos
Mr. Jamie Fullmer
Chairman/CEO
Blue Stone Strategy Group
Mark Fulton
CEO
Cherokee Casinos
Mr. Mark Funkhouser
Facilities Department- Custodial Services Manager
Chumash Casino Resort
Mr. Dave Furano
Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer
Rock & Brews

G

CHRIS GARROW
Gaming Operations Director
Prairie Band Casino & Resort
Kathy George
CEO
FireKeepers Casino Hotel
Mr. Chad Germann
Founder and CEO
Red Circle Agency
Mr. Jason Giles
Executive Director
National Indian Gaming Association
John Glaser
COO
GLS Gaming Group
Mr. Jake Godin
Director of Marketing
Mole Lake Casino Lodge & Conference Center
Mr. Adam Goldberg
CEO
Rock & Brews
Andrew Goldberg
Principal, KeepMyVIPs.com & Founder, Casino Analytics Professional Cooperative
KeepMyVIPs.com
Jason Gonzalez
Director
Knightscope
Mr. Thomas Graf
CTO
NOVOMATIC AG
Conrad Granito
General Manager
Muckleshoot Casino
Margo Gray
President
Margo Gray & Associates
Dr. GARY GREEN
Host of the television series "Casino Rescue"
GARY GREEN GAMING INC
Roger Gros
Publisher
Global Gaming Business Magazine
Chris Grove
Senior Consultant
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming

H

Gemma Han
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Scott Hanson
Corp VP of Gaming - Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Mr. Charles Harper
Senior Vice President Business Development
Neo Games
Stephen Hart
Practice Group Leader, Partner
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
John Harte
Mapetsi Policy Group
Mr Jeff Hartmann
CEO - The Hartmann Group, LLC
Denise Harvey
Councilwoman
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Mr. BRANDON HAUGEN
KDEV General Manager
KALISPEL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
Mr. Troy Hawes CISSP, CISM, CISA, PCI QSA, CCSFP
Senior Director of Cybersecurity
Moss Adams LLP
Dennis Hendricks
Tribal Council Member
Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians
Robert Hendrickson
Director
William Ryan Group
Mr. Joe Hier
Project Manager
I-5 Design
Deb Hilgeman, Ph.D.
Senior Partner Market Research
Raving Consulting Co.
Mr. John Hinton
Director of Native American Projects
Bergman Walls & Associates
Matthew Hiu
Strategic Account Manager
IGT Systems Sales
Michael Hoenig
General Counsel
National Indian Gaming Commission
Andrew Hofstetter
Tribal Government Affairs, TGPN Chairman
BlueBird, CPAs
Lacey Horn
Treasurer
Cherokee Nation
David Howard
President
Tribal Financial Advisors

I

Jeff Ifrah
Founding Member
Ifrah Law PLLC
Alex Igelman
Founder: Millennial Esports Corp., MD, Spectrum Esports Advisors, and Principal, Esports Capital Corp
Mr. Eddie Ilko
Safety Manager/Chairman NICSA
Sycuan Casino/National Indian Casino Safety Association

J

Ms Kristi Jackson
Chairman
TFA Capital Partners
Ben Jacobs
Owner
Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery
Robert Jacobson
Executive Director
CA Council on Problem Gambling
Mr. John James
COO
Morongo Casino
George Jenkot
VP Security & Surveillance
FireKeepers Casino Hotel
Ms Beth Johnson
Principal, Technology Consulting
RSM US LLP
Mr. Brendan Johnson
Partner
Robins Kaplan LLP
Mr. Gene Johnson
Executive Vice President
Victor Strategies
Tyler Johnson
Director of Corporate Slot Operations and Interactive Gaming
Osage Casinos
Connie Jones
Director of Responsible Gaming
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM)
Mr. George Joseph
President
Worldwide Casino Consulting Inc.

K

Moriel Kaplan
VP, Practice Leader Commercial
Jensen Hughes
Ted Keenan
Senior Director of Product Management
Scientific Games
Benjamin Keller
Senior Vice President of Sales
Intelity
Andrew Kerzmann
Vice President of Hotel Operations
Sycuan Casino Resort
Mary Ketterling
General Manager
Fort McDowell Casino
Mary Kilmer
Director of Casino Strategy
Red Circle Agency
Mr. Michael Kim
Managing Partner
GGH Morowitz
Frank King
Partner
Stuyvesant Square Advisors, Inc.
Mr. Jim Klas
Founder & Principal
KlasRobinson Q.E.D.
Mr. Jay Kornegay
Vice President Race & Sports Operations
Westgate LV Resort & Casino
Ms Erica Kosemund
Senior Corporate Director of Marketing
Choctaw Nation
Mr. Robert Krauss
VP of Public Safety
Pechanga

L

Charles LaBoy
Executive Director
Pokagon Band Gaming Commission
Jason Larney
General Manager
Mr. Timothy Lawyer
Senior Consultant
Jensen Hughes
Jerome Levine
Holland & Knight
Mark Levitan
Partner and Co-Founder
Ms Mary Loftness
Owner
PROFITABLE CUSTOMERS, INC.
Mr. Boyd Long
VP Security & Transportation
Valley View Casino & Hotel
Ms Rachel Loudon
Compliance Manager
Finley & Cook, PLLC

M

Mr. Rodrigo Macias
Partner - National Tribal Gaming Services MGO CPAs & Advisors
Agata Maher
Marketing Operations Asst. Director
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Michael Maines
Director of Entertainment and Theater
Pala Casino Spa and Resort
Amy Majeske
Director
Management Consulting
Mr Jason Mancini
Project Manager Blue Stone Strategy Group
Chad Marquardt
Senior Manager
Amanda Martin
Manager
RSM US LLP
Ms Aurene Martin
Managing Partner
Spirit Rock Consulting
Marcia Martin
Chief Financial Officer
Twenty-Nine Palms Enterprises Corporation
Armando Martinez
Security & Risk Manager
Valley View Casino & Hotel
Michael May
VP, Table Operations, Poker, OTB
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Steve May
Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Mike McFarlen
Vice President of Food & Beverage
Firekeepers Casino Hotel
Michael Meczka
President
MMRC, Inc.
Dr. Alan Meister Ph.D.
CEO & Principal Economist
Meister Economic Consulting
Jacob Mejia
Vice President of Public and External Affairs
Pechanga Development Corporation
Mr. Max Meltzer
Chief Commercial Officer
Kambi Group
Ms Theresa Merlino
Principal, National Gaming & Hospitality Practice
RSM US LLP
George Metkovich
Partner
BlueBird, CPAs
Eric Meyerhofer
CEO
Gamblit Gaming
Robert Miguel
Chairman of Tribal Council
Ak-Chin Indian Community
Lisa Miles
Chief Executive Officer
Lucky Eagle Casino
Hattie Mitchell
Director of Finance
AMERIND Risk
Mr. Ari Mizrachi
SVP of Operations and Casino Strategy
Tangam Systems
Todd Monteros
Consulting Supervisor
John Mooers
President
Blue Stone Strategy Group
Mr. Tal Moore
Chief Organizational Development Officer and NNAHRA Director of Development
NNAHRA & Kalispel Tribe of Indians
Sheila Morago
Executive Director
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Mr. Kevin Mullally
Vice President of Government Relations & General Counsel
GLI
James Munoa
President
Munoa Training & Development
Kelly Myers
Licensing Manager for Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission
Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission

N

Mr. Steve Neely
General Manager
Rolling Hills Casino
Mr. Harald Neumann
CEO
NOVOMATIC AG
Bryan Newland
Chairman
Bay Mills Indian Community
Kris Nixon
Principal
CliftonLarsonAllen

O

Lynette O'Connell
VP of Operaations
Raving Consulting
Mr. Samuel Olbekson AICAE, Assoc. AIA
Founding Principal, CEO, Full Circle Indigenous Planning
Principal, Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.
Jeff Olejnik
Partner
Wipfli / Joseph Eve
Tom Osieki
Raving Partner, Advanced Operations and Marketing
Mr. Joseph Osterloh
Executive Director
Jamul Tribal Gaming Commission
Mr. Samuel Owl
CPA, CGMA - Manager Tribal Services & BizOps
CliftonLarsonAllen

P

Emily Pachner
Manager
RSM US LLP
Seth Pearman
Tribal Attorney
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Ms Penny Perilla-Parayo
General Manager & Corporate VP of Slot Operations
Seneca Gaming Corporation
Lynn Petsch
Gaming Commissioner
Viejas Gaming Commission
Frederick R. Petti
Partner
Petti and Briones, PLLC
Mr. Josh Peukert
Senior Manager
BlueBird, CPAs
Mr. Dan Pferschy
Director of Entertainment
Agua Caliente Casinos -Palm Springs - Rancho Mirage
Darrell Pilant
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Harrah's Resort
Wilson Pipestem
Partner
Ietan Consulting
Leila Pleasant
Manager of Player Services
Muckleshoot Casino
Seth Young PointsBet
Chief Innovation Officer
PointsBet
Mr. Frank Pracukowski
Director
iGaming Capital
Mr. Tim Purdon
Partner
Robins Kaplan LLP
Nimish Purohit
Senior Director of Technical Compliance
Aristocrat

Q

Justin Quigno
Vice President of Slot Operations
Four Winds Casino

R

Rion Ramirez
General Counsel
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Thomas Rasmussen
Head of Financial Marketing Strategy
Betsson Group
John Repa
President
Tasha Repp CPA
Partner
Moss Adams LLP
Liberty Reyes
Product Director
Aristocrat Technologies
Ms Pam Reynolds
Senior Manager
Finley & Cook, PLLC
Casey Riddle
Chief Financial Officer
Ms Diane Ristau
Vice President of Learning & Development
ROI, Inc.
Mr Chas Robbins
Director
RSM US LLP
Mr M. Robinson
Founder and Principal, KlasRobinson Q.E.D.
Mr. Matthew Robinson
Founder & Principal
KlasRobinson Q.E.D.
Jesse Robles
Editor
Pechanga.net
Victor Rocha
Editor
Pechanga.net
Jason "Wolf" Rosenberg
CEO/Founder
American iGaming Solutions, LLC

S

Mr. DARIUS SABET
Agent, Music
UNITED TALENT AGENCY
Mr. Vic Salerno
President
USBookmaking
Mr. Daniel Salgado
Chairman
Cahuilla Tribe
Kris Salmon
Chief Financial Officer
Prasanna Satarasinghe
VP Consumer & Mobility Practice
Savantis
Heather Scheibenstock
Non-Executive Director
SenSen
Mr. Nick Schoenfeldt
Vice President + Principal
TBE Architects (Thalden Boyd Emery)
Mr. Seth Schorr
CEO
Fifth Street Gaming
Mr. Richard Schwartz
President
Rush Street Interactive
Deana Scott
CEO
Raving Consulting
JUSTIN SHANK
Owner
Shank Marketing Services
Dan Shapiro
VP of Strategy & Business Development
William Hill US
Pam Shaw
CEO
Kaw Nation Gaming Inc., Ponca, Osage, and Potawatomie
Sequoyah Simermeyer
Associate Commissioner
National Indian Gaming Commission
Mr. Bobby Simpson
Chief Information Officer
Gregory Smith
Partner
Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker LLP
Mr Glenn Smithson
General Manager
7 Cedars Casino Resort
Kresimir Spajic
SVP of Online Gaming
Hard Rock International
Mr. Paul Speirs-Hernandez
President/Master Trainer
Red Wagon Institute
Valerie Spicer
Principal
Trilogy Group
Dr. Katherine Spilde Ph.D. MBA
Professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Endowed Chair, Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming
Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming and San Diego State University
Ms Kathy Splide
Professor at SDSU
Mr. Lester Stanley
Executive Director
Rincon Gaming Commission
Mr. James Starr
President of VGT an Aristocrat Company
VGT an Aristocrat Company
Chris Stearns
Commissioner
Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC)
Erik Stein
EVP
Scoop Marketing
Kenneth Stonefish
Program Facility Manager
Ho-Chunk Gaming
Dan Stromer
Raving Partner, Executive Development and Operations

T

Mr. John Tahsuda
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
Ms Azadeh J. Tavakoli
Human Resources Director
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississipi in Iowa
Christinia Thomas
Chief of Staff (A)
National Indian Gaming Commission
Mr. Dustin Thomas
Director of Compliance
National Indian Gaming Commission
Debra Thompson
Beyond Financial Reporting - How Do Data Analytics Help Identify Malfeasance?
Mark Tilsen
Co/founder president Native American Natural Foods. Tanka Brand
Native American Natrual Foods/Tanka Resilant Agrucuture
Hilary Tompkins
Partner
Hogan Lovells
Mike Trask
Director of Marketing and Product Management
Ainsworth Game Technology
Ms Loretta Tuell
Managing Principal
Tuell Law

U

Keith Underwood
Director of Design
Rock and Brews
Brett Upper
Consulting Manager
RSM US LLP

V

Mr Danny Valle, AIA
Principal, HBG Design
Mark Van Norman
VN Consulting LLC
Mr. Dave Vialpando
Chairman
San Ysabel Gaming Commission
Andre Villasenor
Environmental Protection Specialist
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

W

Witek Wacinski
Head of Strategy
GVC / ROAR
Mr. Steve Walther
Sr. Director, Marketing & Product Management
Konami Gaming Inc.
Mr. Stephen Warner
Founder & COO
Automated Cashless Systems Inc.
Georg Washington
CEO
Synergy Blue
Derrick Watchman
Board Chairman / President
National Center (NCAIED) / Sagebrush Hill Group LLC
Kelli Weaver
Vice President of Business Development
AmericanChecked Inc
Jalene Wells
Gaming Commissioner
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Gaming Commission
Alex Wesaw
Tribal Council Member
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Michael White
General Manager
Elk Valley Casino
Ms Angela Wiczek
Vice President, Corporate Communications
International Game Technology PLC
Timothy Wilcox
Director Of Food and Beverage
River Rock Casino
Joel West Williams
Senior Staff Attorney
Native American Rights Fund
Jim Wise
Vice President of Marketing
Firekeepers Casino Hotel
Russell Witt
Director of Class II Operations and Business Development
Ainsworth Game Technologies
Luisa Woods
VP of Marketing, Gaming and Entertainment
Delaware North
Bill Woodworth
Partner
RSM US LLP
Ms Judith Wright
NNAHRA President / Vice President of Human Resources
NNAHRA / Valley View Casino & Hotel
Brian Wyman Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Operations & Data Analytics
The Innovation Group

Z

Thomas Zitt Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
The Innovation Group
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