LAKEWOOD, NJ (May 21, 2019) – Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) today announced that CEO and President James Maida is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 New Jersey Award. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. James Maida was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 20, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick.
“I am honored to be selected among the entrepreneurs who are finalists this year, as we celebrate our 30th year in business,” says Maida. “In 1989, I co-founded GLI with Paul Magno to provide independent testing services to the regulated gaming industry with a core focus on quality, integrity, and customer-focused relationships. I’m proud to say that we became the go-to lab for testing and certification with 24 offices around the globe, and we are expanding into related and non-gaming industries.”
The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of The Year National competition.
About Entrepreneur of The Year®
Entrepreneur of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national, and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries.
About Gaming Laboratories International
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC delivers the highest quality land-based, lottery, and iGaming testing and assessment services. GLI’s laboratory locations are found on six continents, and the company holds 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. GLI also holds ISTQB certification. For more information, visit gaminglabs.com.
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Christie Eickelman, Vice President of Global Marketing
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