Kit Szybala recognized in ELG 40 Under 40

Kit Szybala, Partner and Executive Director of Operations at GMA has been appointed to the 2018-2019 Class of the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (ELG) 40 Under 40.

The program, presented in conjunction with Global Gaming Business magazine, recognizes gaming industry professionals under the age of 40 who are making significant impacts on the casino gaming industry.  

As Executive Director of Operations, Kit oversees the output and quality of GMA’s feasibility studies, due diligence assignments, and strategic planning assessments.  Since joining GMA as an analyst in 2012, Kit has created over 150 financial models, evaluated more than 300 casinos and integrated resorts, and contributed to numerous analytical reports and white papers.  Kit is a visiting lecturer on casino feasibility analysis at the University of Nevada, Reno’s School of Continuing Education, a periodic contributor to Global Gaming Business and other industry publications, and a frequent panelist and presenter at industry conferences and events.

“Kit came to us with a base knowledge of hospitality and to watch his growth over the past 6 years has been phenomenal,” said Steve Gallaway, Managing Partner at GMA.  “It was great to see him receive this well-earned award, and we look forward to watching him continue to be recognized for his knowledge and contributions to the gaming industry for years to come.”

Kit will be honored along with the other 40 Under 40 appointees at the annual ELG Cocktail Event, Wednesday October 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at SUSHISAMBA in the Palazzo Las Vegas during the upcoming Global Gaming Expo (G2E).