BMM Testlabs has appointed Sean Mason as Senior Director of Tribal Services, the company announced on Wednesday. Mason brings more than 20 years of industry experience working with tribal regulators and operators to the role.
BMM Testlabs Executive Vice President Travis Foley said: “BMM’s continued growth has allowed us to further expand our Tribal services team in North America. Sean joins BMM with over 20 years of experience in specialized technical and regulatory compliance training, as well as penetration testing for Tribal gaming operations.”
“Over his long tenure in the gaming industry, Sean has built strong relationships with regulators, and his leadership will generate more opportunities for our team to enhance our partnerships within the Tribal gaming sector.”
Mason brings extensive experience in specialized technical and regulatory compliance training to BMM. Most recently, he served as a Cybersecurity and IT Auditor for Entain, one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups.
Before that, as a Technical Compliance Engineer at BetMGM, he specialized in Tribal gaming, overseeing all regulatory technical matters relating to rules, regulations, technical standards, and minimum internal control standards.
The company added that Mason’s experience also includes serving as an IT Auditor for the National Indian Gaming Commission, representing the NIGC as a speaker to ensure that regulators throughout Tribal gaming properties had proper clarification on each regulation. He also worked for nearly 13 years as a Senior Development Representative at GLI, with a focus on field inspections.
Mason said: “I am excited to join BMM’s Tribal services team during a time of record growth for the company. I look forward to contributing my knowledge of specialized technical compliance with Tribal regulators across North America, and to helping grow our partnerships and outreach with Tribal regulators and operators alike.”
Mason earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering and Automated Manufacturing Technology from ITT Technical Institute. He is also a PECB Certified ISO/IEC Lead Auditor.