GMA Enhances Indian Gaming Focus; Appoints Erika Meeske Rafferty As Vice President of Native American Gaming

LAS VEGAS, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading international consulting firm serving the casino gaming, hospitality, and airline industries, today announced that Erika Meeske Rafferty has joined the firm as Vice President of Native American Gaming.

“The partners and associates at GMA are proud to have Erika join the growing GMA team. GMA has provided consulting services to over sixty tribes in North America and has long known of Erika’s capabilities and expertise. Few people in our industry have the skill sets, depth of knowledge, and respect for Indian culture as does Erika,” said GMA Senior Partner Andrew Klebanow.

Erika has completed over 250 projects, working with more than 75 different tribes, providing expert analysis at varying development stages. Erika’s in-depth understanding of the nuances and challenges that face Native American and First Nation communities provides a valuable asset, built on over a decade of gaming and hospitality consulting experience. Erika has had life-long exposure and experience working in the hospitality industry, having been raised in the hotel and resort business. Erika’s experience in resort management has resulted in a well-honed ability to think strategically to solve complex problems and produce tangible business solutions for clients.

Erika is a periodic contributor to Global Gaming Business Magazine, Tribal Government Gaming, and Indian Gaming Magazine. She continues to be a featured speaker and panelist on relevant industry trends and topics at G2E Las Vegas and NIGA.

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Source:Global Market Advisors(GMA)