Scientific Games Executive Tina Kilmer to be honored at the Global Gaming Women “Kick Up Your Heels” event on Sept. 28 during Global Gaming Expo
Scientific Games (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced Tina M. Kilmer, its Vice President of Product Compliance – Gaming, will be honored for her extensive accomplishments in both her professional and personal undertakings during Global Gaming Women’s “Kick Up Your Heels” fundraising event, held on September 28 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as part of the Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) networking program.
Kilmer to receive the noteworthy Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award
LAS VEGAS –September 27, 2016 – Scientific Games (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) today announced Tina M. Kilmer, its Vice President of Product Compliance – Gaming, will be honored for her extensive accomplishments in both her professional and personal undertakings during Global Gaming Women’s “Kick Up Your Heels” fundraising event, held on September 28 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as part of the Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) networking program.
Kilmer serves as one of the recipients of this year’s coveted Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award, created by industry leader and gaming executive Patty Becker and given annually at Kick Up Your Heels. To be considered for the prestigious award, the honoree must have contributed to her community, Global Gaming Women, and acted as a role model for other women in the gaming industry – representing Global Gaming Women’s three core values: courage, integrity and leadership.
Global Gaming Women is dedicated to the support, development and success of women in the international gaming industry. The organization brings women together from all segments of gaming to enrich their professional and personal lives through education, mentorship and networking opportunities. Kick Up Your Heels is a fundraiser for the Global Gaming Women Charitable Education Fund, which provides educational scholarships for women in the gaming industry.
Kilmer is being honored by the Global Gaming Women board for her diligence and success in co-chairing the Events Committee for Global Gaming Women. Under her leadership, Global Gaming Women programs were created for the casino gaming industry’s major industry conference and trade shows, including G2E, ICE Totally Gaming, and the National Indian Gaming Association’s annual event.
Industry leader and gaming executive Patty Becker said, “Tina has reached hundreds of women throughout the world with these programs, increasing Global Gaming Women’s reach, visibility and effectiveness. It is women like Tina who have built Global Gaming Women and it is an honor to present her with this award.”
Scientific Games Group Chief Executive of Gaming, Derik Mooberry said, “Tina Kilmer has proven to be a dynamic and treasured asset of our team for years. Our Scientific Games family is proud to work with such a dedicated professional who is a powerful advocate for our industry, women in technology, and a strong supporter of the community. We are elated to see her receive this honor and be acknowledged for the impact she has made on our industry, community and beyond.”
Kilmer serves as Vice President of Product Compliance for Scientific Games. With more than 17 years of technical leadership in the gaming industry, she is responsible for global regulatory management and technical compliance of advanced technology-based gaming devices and systems, table game products, as well as mobile solutions.
Kilmer has been registered as a Professional Engineer since 1987 and is active in the Society of Women Engineers, where she mentors aspiring female engineering students and women engineers.
An established team leader and women advocate, Kilmer’s warm-hearted spirit and soft-spoken, yet confident style, has garnered respect and admiration among colleagues and subordinates alike.
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