Global Market Advisors has confirmed its commitment to enhancing focus on Indian Gaming by appointing Erika Meeske Rafferty as VP of Native American Gaming.
The leading consultancy firm serving the casino industry, GMA (Global Market Advisors), has enhanced its focus on Indian Gaming with the appointment of a new Vice President of Native American Gaming for the company.
Erika Meeske Rafferty, who has provided expert analysis to over 250 projects at varying development stages with more than 75 different tribes, will now use her previous expertise and experience with Native American culture with GMA in this position.
“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.
The company claims 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.
In addition, she is a periodic contributor to Global Gaming Business Magazine and Tribal Government Gaming whilst continuing to be a featured speaker and panelist on relevant industry trends and topics at G2E Las Vegas and NIGA.