Our Board of Directors

Global Gaming Women is led by women gaming executives representing diverse industry segments, organizations and geographic areas. Under the direction of our President and Chair Cassie Stratford, the GGW Board of Directors, made up of the Education Committee, Events Committee, Finance Committee, Kick Up Your Heels Committee, Marketing Committee, Membership Committee, Mentorship Committee, and Nominating Committee, steer the development of programs, events and educational offerings for the organization. We are proud to have over 100 female gaming executives and emerging leaders engaged on our committees and leading the future of GGW.


CASSIE STRATFORD
GGW President & Chair 
Vice President of Legal Affairs &
Assistant General Counsel,
Boyd Gaming Corporation

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STANA SUBARIC
GGW 1st Vice President
GGW Membership Committee Chair
Senior Vice President of People & Culture,
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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LAUREN BATES
GGW 2nd Vice President
GGW Mentorship Committee Co-Chair 
Vice President Sales - Western Region,
Konami Gaming, Inc.

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Virginia McDowell
VIRGINIA MCDOWELL
GGW Vice Chair
Retired CEO, 
Isle of Capri Casinos

Ann Simmons Nicholson
ANN SIMMONS NICHOLSON
GGW Secretary
CEO / President, 
Simmons Group

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 Maureen Keenan
MAUREEN KEENAN
GGW Treasurer
GGW Finance Committee Chair
Vice President of Finance, 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

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 Jennifer Roberts
JENNIFER ROBERTS
GGW General Counsel
GGW Education Co-Chair
General Counsel, 
WynnBET

Helen MacMillan
HELEN MACMILLAN
GGW Education Committee Co-Chair
General Manager, 
Rideau Carleton Ottawa

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 Christie Eickelman

CHRISTIE EICKELMAN
GGW Events Committee 
Chair
Vice President of Global Marketing, 
Gaming Laboratories International

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 Ellen Whittemore
ELLEN WHITTEMORE 
GGW Kick Up Your Heels Chair
EVP & General Counsel, 
Wynn Resorts
 
 Tiffany Sides
TIFFANY SIDES
GGW Marketing Committee Chair
Vice President of Marketing Operations, 
Green Valley Ranch


HOLLY GAGNON
GGW Mentoring Committee Co-Chair
Non Executive Director,
Bragg Gaming

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 Ann Hoff
ANN HOFF
GGW Nominating Committee Chair
President & COO, 
Bellagio & Park MGM

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Anika Howard 
ANIKA HOWARD
Vice President Brand & Digital Marketing, 
Foxwoods Casino Resort

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Katie Lever
KATIE LEVER
Chief Legal Officer, 
AutoLotto, Inc.

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ERICA KOSEMUND
Sr. Director of Gaming Brand & Partnerships, 
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Chris Hill
CHRIS HILL
Chief Legal Officer, 
Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.

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DOROTHY COSTA
Sr. Vice President of People & Transformation, 
IGT

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 Grainne Hurst
GRAINNE HURST
Group Corporate Affairs Director, 
Entain Group

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Jacqueline Grace
JACQUELINE GRACE
Sr. Vice President & General Manager, 
Tropicana Atlantic City

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KATE WHITE
Vice President of Business Intelligence & 
IT Program Management, 
Penn National Gaming

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 Siobhan Lane
SIOBHAN LANE

Sr. Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer 
Gaming Business Unit,
Scientific Games

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