AGA’s President and founder, Tony Tomasello, has over 34 years of experience in gaming and operations ranging from Slot Technician at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City and rising to the position of Chief Technician of operations within the Trump Organization. In 1989 Tomasello founded and has successfully operated a very profitable supply company specializing in the international sale of slot machines and related equipment.
Tomasello’s strengths lie in his technical expertise as it relates to all facets of casino set up and operations from logistical expertise in casino design, construction, layout and operations. Opening AGA in 2006 has enabled Tomasello to use his leadership and technical skills to do full turnkey casino opens and many other casino rated projects. Tomasello’s keen insights has helped maximize profits for casinos around the world through the deployment of his handpicked and highly trained team who are all experts in their areas.
David Lyons began his 34-year career in gaming in 1979 with Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City, New Jersey. During his tenure Mr. Lyons held many management positions and successfully rose through the ranks to become Senior Vice President of Slot Operations.
Mr. Lyons led his team through many new casino openings, expansions and corporate mergers. He also designed many proprietary slot themes that gave the company a competitive advantage. Mr. Lyons also implemented many successful marketing programs. During his career he also positioned Caesars Entertainment Casinos to be the leaders in slot technology.
Following the 2004 merger with Harrah’s Entertainment Mr. Lyons was appointed Vice President, Slot Operations for the Eastern Division. In this role he directed slot operations at twelve casinos with over 30,000 slot machines. Mr. Lyons areas of focus included growing slot revenue, increasing profits, implementing new strategies, slot expansion and new slot ventures.
After leaving Harrah’s Entertainment in 2007, Mr. Lyons opened his own Slot Consulting Company “D.C.L. Slot Consulting” and has provided consulting services for Maryland Live Casino, Slingo Inc., Spectrum Gaming and several other casinos throughout the USA.
In March of 2014 Mr. Lyons joined Advanced Gaming Associates as Gaming Consultant
Fred Triboletti began his career in slot operations in 1981. He has held numerous positions within slot operations including Director of Slot Operations at Park Place Entertainment, Caesars Entertainment and Harrah’s Entertainment. Mr. Triboletti has extensive experience in slot operations management, casino floor layouts, floor reconfigurations, slot performance management and budgeting. Mr. Triboletti joined Advanced Gaming Associates in 2007 and is currently serving as General Manager.
Terri Brady has the track record in developing new business and launching products into new markets to help drive the company’s sales, her focus on maintaining long term customer relationships and her connections within the industry will be key to company growth.
Prior to joining the Advanced Gaming Associates, Brady achieved industry recognition and valuable expertise at positions with several of the major international suppliers in gaming. Her most recent positions was as Vice President of Sales for US & Canada with Aruze Corporation, a global gaming and entertainment leader headquartered in Japan. As a key member of the team that set up the company’s US operations, she developed the new sales organization that effectively launched products into the North American market.
A veteran of other gaming start-ups, Brady introduced casino operators to the new concept of “downloadable,” server-based gaming as Director of Sales for Cyberview Technology, now a part of IGT. As Director of Sales for the US division of the Australian company, Aristocrat, Brady was part of the team that opened Nevada and other key markets, and eventually led the company’s highest performing region in sales and recurring revenue in the US. Brady also worked with Reel Games introducing Novomatic to the US market.
Her extensive gaming experience also includes key positions at American Wagering, Inc. and Mikohn Gaming. Brady graduated with distinction from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies.