Buddy Frank has over 30 years of senior management experience in Slot Operations and Casino Marketing. He recently retired as Vice President of Slots at Pechanga Resort & Casino and is currently a consultant with Slot Strategies in Reno. Prior to joining Pechanga, Mr. Frank served in a similar position with Viejas Casino near San Diego. He began his career in the Reno/Tahoe area, but has worked at casino operations in Las Vegas, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi and New York.
He has taught marketing and slot-related courses for San Diego State University and is currently working with the University of Nevada, Reno. He served on the editorial boards of Casino Enterprise Management and Native American Casino magazines. He has been a consistent speaker, moderator or panelist at G2E in Las Vegas; the Scientific Games EMPOWER Conference, the ACES Conference in Singapore and the NIGA Show in both San Diego and Phoenix.