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LAS VEGAS (September 25, 2014) Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has expanded its Supplier and Tribal Development Teams, adding seasoned sales professionals to its global staff. The expansion further enables GLI to bring its full range of testing and professional services and exclusive tools to its clients across North America.


Jerad Swimmer has joined GLI as Tribal Development Representative. Swimmer brings more than 23 years of diverse Tribal gaming regulatory and operational experience to GLI. Most recently, he served as Compliance Manager for the Eastern Shawnee Tribe in Oklahoma. Previously, he served as the Assistant Deputy Gaming Commissioner for the Tribe. He has also served as Compliance Supervisor for the Quapaw Tribal Gaming Agency and held casino management and various casino staff positions.

Next, Courtney Swissman has joined GLI as Supplier Development Representative. Swissman has an accomplished sales and management career. Most recently she served as Business Development Specialist for Aviva Canada, where she oversaw 40 insurance brokerages across Southern Ontario. She has also owned her own business and has worked internationally as an HR Manager and ESL Instructor at Coreum Language School in Busan, Korea.

Additionally, Vik Shrestha is now with GLI as a Supplier Development Representative. Shrestha, who speaks English, Bengali and Nepali, brings a history of strong sales accomplishments to GLI. Previously, he was Territory Sales Manager for RJ Reynolds, expanding his territory to 120 accounts. He has also served as a Marketing Associate for Eaklife and as Sales Service Specialist for Bank of America.

Swimmer, Swissman and Shrestha will be based in GLI’s Las Vegas laboratory. Download hi-res images of Swimmer, Swissman and Shrestha at this link:

“We are very happy to welcome Jerad, Courtney and Vik to our Development team. Jerad’s layered experience in gaming operations and compliance will be a tremendous asset to our Tribal gaming clients. Courtney brings an international perspective and experience that will be beneficial to our Supplier clients as well as to our staff. Vik’s tenacity and innovative style are an exciting addition to our team. We are very excited to welcome these three strong and capable team members,” said Ian Hughes, GLI Vice President of Global Services.

For 25 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC has continuously delivered THE best quality land-based and iGaming testing and consulting services with supreme accuracy while reducing time to market. With 21 laboratory locations spread across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America and South America, GLI is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020, and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit


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