AGA names Bill Miller as President and Chief Executive Officer

American Gaming AssociationBill Miller assumes office as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Gaming Association (AGA) on January 14, 2019.

The former Senior Vice President of Business Roundtable replaces Geoff Freeman, who left the US gambling lobby last August.

Miller, who has senior level experience at the US Chamber of Commerce, played an instrumental role in building the brand and advocacy footprint of Business Roundtable in Washington, DC, which propelled the association’s outreach to Capitol Hill.

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“Bill’s extensive work with federal policymakers and as a seasoned leader of membership and industry advocacy organizations was critical to our decision,” said Tim Wilmott, CEO of Penn National Gaming and Chairman of the AGA Board of Directors.

“He joins a successful organization at a time when our industry is enjoying great momentum, thanks in part to a major policy achievement – the ending of the federal sports betting prohibition. On behalf of the AGA Board, I am excited to welcome Bill to the team.”

Wilmott added: “The Board is extremely thankful for the leadership of Stacy Papadopoulos and Sara Slane, and the commitment of the entire AGA team during this period of transition.”