GGW Events Committee Chair
Vice President of Global Marketing,
Gaming Laboratories International


Christie Eickelman has been blazing a trail for women to follow in the gaming industry since 1992, first serving as Marketing Manager for Sodak Gaming Inc. and at Wolf Gaming LLC as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. She joined GLI in 1999 as Marketing Manager, shaping the company’s global brand. In 2001, she was promoted to Director of Marketing and Development, overseeing the North American development team in their daily responsibilities. In June 2007, she was promoted to Senior Director of Worldwide Marketing, and in September 2012, she was promoted to Vice President of Global Marketing.

As VP of Global Marketing, she directs and implements all marketing programs for the company’s worldwide locations and for the GLI Group of companies. Her responsibilities include building the corporate brand and establishing and directing marketing functions in accordance with GLI’s policies, regulations and sound business practices.

In 2005, she was selected as a Great Woman in Gaming by Casino Enterprise Management magazine, and in 2008, Global Gaming Business magazine named her one of the 25 People to Watch in Gaming. Recently the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association honored her contributions to the Indian Gaming Industry with the 2019 OIGA Modern Day Warrior Award.

Giving back to her community is a passion for Eickelman. She is the Event Committee Chair for Global Gaming Women, a member of the Andson Foundation Board, and served on the Executive Leadership Committee of the American Heart Association-Go Red for Women Luncheon of Southern Nevada.