Lauren Seiler, Founder, CEO & Principal Consultant of Global Gaming Advisors, LLC, has 20 years of experience in senior corporate development, business development, strategy, and investor relations in the Casino, Gaming, iGaming, and Sports Betting industries. In this episode, Lauren discusses her career path from Wall Street to the corporate side of casinos and gaming, advice on what it takes to succeed, the importance of seeking out mentors, maintaining your integrity, and embracing change.
Episode # 43
Lauren Seiler, Founder, CEO & Principal Consultant of Global Gaming Advisors, LLC
Sarah Webster, the VP of Accounting and Finance at Yaamava’ Resort and Casino at San Manuel, has been with the company for over 23 years and brings a unique perspective on what it took to grow and progress in her career while staying with the same company. In this episode, Sarah provides valuable insight into the skillsets she looks for when hiring, the importance of having a good mentor, keys to building a good team, how accounting has evolved in the casino industry and the importance to not just focus on your career but to also take care of your personal wellness.
Episode # 42
Sarah Webster, VP of Accounting and Finance at Yaamava’ Resort and Casino at San Manuel
Dominic Orozco is the President & CMO of Gila River Resorts & Casinos and has over 20 years of experience in casino marketing and operations. In this episode, Dominic provides valuable insights on how having a background of diverse work experience has helped him in his role today, having passion and creating a winning culture as a leader, the characteristics of people who make a difference and empowering people to do great work, how marketing and operations together create a good brand, and buying into the mission and vision of your company.
Episode # 41
Dominic Orozco, President & CMO of Gila River Resorts & Casinos
Hannah Tooker is the SVP of Customer Engagement & Experience at LT and brings over 10 years of experience in content marketing and brand strategy. In this episode, Hannah discusses the significance of audience engagement and authenticity, combining creativity and data in marketing strategies, tips for interviewing, and the various sources that inspire her creativity.
Episode # 40
Hannah Tooker, SVP, Customer Engagement & Experience at LT.
Andrew Economon is the General Manager of the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino and has over 30 years of extensive experience in the food and beverage, entertainment, hospitality, and casino industries. In this episode, Andrew touches on the importance of creating a guest experience that sets you apart, having great communication with all levels of team members, having passion for what you are doing, and building great relationships.
Episode # 39
Andrew Economon, General Manager of the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
Kari Stout-Smith is the General Manager for Cache Creek Casino Resort and has over 25 years of extensive experience in the casino industry. In this episode, she provides valuable insight into the evolving casino industry, strategies for hiring the best talent, and finding the place that will allow you to stay true to yourself!
Episode # 38
Kari Stout-Smith, General Manager of Cache Creek Casino Resort
Bernstein's photography has appeared in thousands of newspapers and magazine covers worldwide, as well as significant advertising campaigns, for nearly forty years. He is a Hall of Fame photographer and arguably the best sports photographer ever. In this interview, we unpack the key to longevity, how to master your craft, what he learned from Kobe, and how that led to the creation of the best-selling book "Mamba Mentality," and so much more!
Episode # 37
Andrew Bernstein, Hall of Fame Photographer and Illustrator of the Best Selling Book “The Mamba Mentality”
Julie Uhrman, Co-Founder and President of Angel City Football Club, has had an extensive career as an entrepreneur with experience in investment banking, video and mobile gaming, technology, and now in direct-to-consumer entertainment with women’s soccer. In this episode, Julie touches on key topics such as executing your ideas and speed with purpose to creating a positive impact in the community and having good work-life harmony.
Episode # 36
Julie Uhrman, Co-Founder & President of Angel City Football Club
Stephen Lind is an Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication at USC's Marshall School of Business, where he teaches courses in business communication. His teaching encompasses strategic messaging, technology in touch, consulting, and refining speaking and writing skills for business contexts. He is an expert on the relationship between anxiety and communication.
Episode # 35
Stephen Lind, Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication at USC Marshall School of Business