Steven M. Gallaway
Steve Gallaway has had a life-long exposure to the gaming industry with the past twelve years focusing on consulting in the gaming industry. During his career, he has had hands-on experience in operations management, organizational development, project development, business development, process improvement, contract negotiations, customer service training and employee development. Frequently Steve is engaged by clients to provide expert witness testimony in gaming industry related litigation. Based on his broad range of knowledge and experience in hospitality, Mr. Gallaway is known throughout the industry for his knowledge of both domestic and international markets.
Mr. Gallaway is a visiting lecturer at the School of Continuing Education at the University of Nevada, Reno where he teaches a class on casino feasibility analysis. In the gaming industry, many are familiar with Steve through his articles published in Global Gaming Business Magazine and Indian Gaming Magazine. Steve is also a leader with Gerson Lehrman Group Councils, as such providing dozens of Wall St. and international investment firms with advice on gaming markets and gaming investments.
Since 2005 Mr. Gallaway has been a primary Principal of Gaming Market Advisors. Prior to GMA, Mr. Gallaway was a Senior Vice President of The Innovation Group, another consulting firm that provides services to the gaming and hospitality industry. Overall, Steve has completed over 300 feasibility studies with a strong focus in Native American gaming operations, public bond transactions, and international gaming developments. Steve has worked with over 75 Native American Tribes from California to Arizona to Florida. Many of these Native American engagements have resulted in Mr. Gallaway assisting his clients in obtaining the necessary funding to allow their projects to move forward.
Internationally, Mr. Gallaway has worked on more than 50 projects in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico. The depth of his experience in Mexico prompted an invitation to speak at G2E (Global Gaming Expo) to discuss the future of gaming in Mexico and at the 2012 Asian Gaming Congress on the feasibility of gaming development in Vladivostok, Russia. Other experience in gaming consulting includes an extensive amount of primary research, operational reviews, completing due diligence for clients on potential gaming acquisitions, and assisting casinos in analyzing and maximizing the utility of their player database.