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Sara Slane

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
American Gaming Association

Sara Slane is the senior vice president of public affairs at the American Gaming Association (AGA). In this role, she oversees the AGA communications, government relations, ally development, research and campaign-style public affairs initiatives.

Slane has nearly 10 years of experience within the gaming industry, having previously spent the last eight years rising the ranks at MGM Resorts International.

She was featured on Global Gaming Business Magazine's "25 People to Watch" list in 2015.

Prior to joining the AGA, Slane was a vice president and spearheaded the lobbying effort and largest gaming referendum in the country that led to the successful awarding of licensure to MGM National Harbor. She won "Ballot Initiative Campaign of the Year" for her work in 2013 from the American Association of Political Consultants.

In addition, Slane has also worked at various trade associations in Washington, D.C., and as the director of finance for the successful campaign to elect Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.

Slane is a graduate of Ohio University. She resides in Baltimore, Maryland with her two sons.

Thursday, April 04

A Futuristic Look at Sports and Sports Business

Moderator: Eric Fisher, Reporter, Sports Business Journal
Tim Brown, Heisman Trophy Winner, Pro Football Hall of Famer & CEO, Elite Team Holdings
Greg Economou, Chief Commercial Officer & Head of Sports, Ticketmaster
Craig Neeb, Executive Vice President, Innovation and Development, NASCAR and ISC
Sara Slane, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, American Gaming Association
Maureen Sweeny, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Delaware North