AGA communicates VP promotions of Cait DeBaun, Jessica Feil and Meredith Pallante

With these designations, the American Gaming Association is enhancing its leadership team in order to respond to core industry needs.

All three executives have joined the AGA in 2019 and previously held senior director titles.
All three executives have joined the AGA in 2019 and previously held senior director titles.

The American Gaming Association (AGA) today announced the promotion of three senior leaders across the organization to drive industry priorities, including responsibility, advocacy and gaming regulation, and the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) franchise.

Cait DeBaun has been promoted to Vice President, Strategic Communications and Responsibility; Jessica Feil is now the Vice President, Government Relations and Gaming Policy Counsel, while Meredith Pallante has been ascended to Vice President, Global Events.

DeBaun joined the AGA to focus on advancing the industry’s commitment to responsibility. She has been instrumental in activating the Responsible Marketing Code for Sports Wagering, creating the ‘Have a Game Plan. Bet Responsibly’ public service campaign, and leading both the Responsible Gambling Collaborative and the association’s Responsibility Committee.

About Feil, she is an attorney with a history in gaming policy. She manages state policy and regulatory engagement for the association, contributing to core government relations efforts, including the advancement of legal sports wagering. Feil leads the association working groups on payments modernization, state affairs and NextGen gaming policy.

For her part, Pallante joined the AGA to manage G2E Las Vegas, one of the world’s leading gaming tradeshows, and extensions of that portfolio, including G2E Asia. She will oversee all global industry events for the association, leveraging her experience as an organizer of the Las Vegas-based tradeshow CES.

Bill Miller, President and CEO, AGA, expressed: “Each of these incredibly talented women will lead core organizational functions at a critical time for our industry. They’ve helped to navigate the challenges of 2020 and will be instrumental in expediting gaming’s recovery in the months ahead. These are very well-earned promotions for exceptionally qualified professionals. Cait, Jessica and Meredith will continue to serve our members, the gaming industry and our association well into the future.”