Diallo Gordon brings over 25 years of servant-based leadership, innovation, and technology experience to Passport, having served various engineering, management, and executive roles in defense, regulatory compliance, gaming, and payments.
Previous to Passport, Diallo served as the Founder and CEO of Phi Gaming, LLC, where his team built several innovative loyalty products for the B2B systems industry leading to the acquisition of Phi by Passport. Prior to Phi, Diallo spent 5 years with EVERI (NYSE:EVRI) in various leadership roles, including EVP and General Manager, where he led technology, operations, product, service, and the successful M&A and integration of Western Money Systems and MCA processing into the Casino Xchange portfolio of products. Prior to EVERI, Diallo spent 6 years with Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. (ASX:ALL) as Director Oasis Regional Support leading professional services and technical account management for Aristocrat systems customers. Prior to ATI, Diallo’s start in gaming came as a Lab Engineer for the Mississippi Gaming Commission, where he was responsible for the evaluation, test, and approval for both gaming systems and slot products. Prior to gaming, Diallo served the United States Department of Defense and Federal Aviation Administration in various engineering and technology roles in advanced weapons research and flight safety operations. Diallo is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served honorably as an Airborne Instrumentation and Telemetry Antenna PMEE on the EC-18 and EC-135 Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft (ARIA), amassing numerous flight hours and mission deployments as an aircrew member supporting weapons and space research by various government agencies, allied countries, and private industry.
Diallo holds multiple undergraduate degrees in Electronics Engineering Technology, Business Management, and Business Administration. He attended the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) and earned a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Maryland.
Chad Boynak is an accomplished financial executive and leader with 18 years of experience in gaming and hospitality. Chad has held leadership positions in corporate finance and property operations for both multi-location and destination resorts across North America. A results-oriented leader with a proven track record of driving revenue growth, optimizing financial performance and enhancing shareholder value. Chad’s strategic thinking, extensive background in gaming, ability to collaborate across functional organizational structures and commitment to customer service is a tremendous asset to Passport.
Prior to joining Passport, Chad served as Chief Financial Officer of Parq Vancouver Resort and Casino located in Vancouver, Canada where he played a key role in the financing, development, opening and operation of the $800 million destination resort. During his tenure at Parq, Chad also served on the Board of the BC Gaming Industry Association as Treasurer. Prior to Parq, Chad served as Director of Finance and New Development before moving into the Chief Financial Officer role at Edgewater Casino. He managed all financial related activities for the property and played a critical role in executing the operational and go-to market strategy resulting in substantial revenue growth and profitability.
Before joining Edgewater Casino and moving to Vancouver, Chad served in a variety of management roles focused on the financing, development and operation of multiple gaming facilities throughout North America for Paragon Gaming based in Las Vegas.
A southern Nevada native, Chad attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance
John is a visionary and innovator in payment services and related solutions for brick-and-mortar casinos and bank-sponsored transaction processing in the United States.
John’s 34 years of executive management experience including his former role as President and CEO of ASAI, provides Passport the stability and bold thinking required to be the preeminent payment provider in gaming. John pioneered many new payment solutions and break-through technologies in casinos over his storied career and continues today as the vanguard in cashless, cash recycling and casino automation.
John founded ASAI in 1996 to meet the demanding needs of the rapidly growing ATM marketplace by incorporating a full range of ATM products and services under one roof. By developing and consolidating robust cash vaulting, transaction processing, and equipment service solutions, ASAI was a trailblazer in providing clients access to a suite of products necessary to build, operate and grow a successful ATM portfolio.
Jason H. King has global responsibility to deliver organic revenue and profitability growth drawing upon his 13 years in payments and gaming with extensive experience in North America, EMEA, South America and Asia. Jason’s diverse sales leadership experience and objective driven plans will turbo-charge growth providing significant opportunities for Passport. Jason is a proven business builder and his ability to foster relationships, consistently perform above expectations and deep understanding of technology is a clear point of difference.
Prior to joining Passport, Jason served as Executive Vice President, Sales & Business Development with Apriva the industry leading self-service transaction processing platform where he managed omni-channel sales, marketing, product and innovation teams. Prior to Apriva, Jason spent 9 years with EVERI (NYSE:EVRI) the largest casino payment services company where he developed international strategy and expanded Everi’s global footprint through aggressive and thoughtful sales execution.
Before joining Everi, Jason worked for the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, holding operational roles at both the Venetian Las Vegas and the Venetian Macau Ltd.
Jacqueline Sarcinelli is an accomplished professional with a proven track record of success in the business world. As our Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Administration, she brings a unique combination of entrepreneurial and executive management experience to Passport Technology.
As the co-founder of Automated Systems America, Inc. in 1996, Jacqueline served as an Officer and Director, playing a vital role in the company’s growth and success. She spearheaded corporate finance and revenue management, human resources, and gaming compliance, obtaining over 50 privileged gaming licenses across the United States. Her leadership and expertise in these areas were instrumental in the company’s continued success.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Jacqueline is a strong advocate for women in business. She has been a supporter of the Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium since its inception and actively works to recruit women for a wide variety of positions. She believes in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and is dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for all. She strongly believes diversity and inclusivity should be the norm in every business.
Jacqueline’s commitment to social responsibility is evident through her involvement with numerous organizations. She is actively involved with Brave Trails, a leadership focused summer camp for LGBTQ youth, the Fred Jordan Mission, one of the longest serving hunger relief organizations in Los Angeles, and Zonta International, an advocate for equality, education and an end to child marriage and gender-based violence, just to name a few. These charitable efforts are just a small reflection of her dedication to making a positive impact in the world.
Scott Dowty, a fintech professional with 25 years in payments and gaming has been a driving force behind evolving and expanding casino payments and related solutions.
Scott founded Passport Technology in 2016 introducing industry first technology entering select markets across the globe achieving market share dominance and long-standing customer and partner relationships. With decades of experience in payments, Scott positioned Passport Technology as a forward-thinking provider of solutions focused on high barrier to entry markets with a laser focus on regulatory compliance, social responsibility, omni-commerce solutions, and business performance.
Scott spent ten years as Director of CIBC Card Products and General Manager and Senior Vice President at First Data International in Toronto, Canada between 1995 and 2004. Scott transitioned to Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2005 serving Global Cash Access (EVRI:NYSE) as Chief Revenue Officer (Section 16) and Executive Vice President responsible for all International and domestic operations. Scott joined CardConnect Inc in 2014 where he served as Chief Revenue Officer (Section 16) and Executive Vice President and tasked to position CardConnect for a liquidity event. Working closely with FT Partners, CardConnect was acquired by Fintech Development Corp (SPAC) and listed on the Nasdaq (CCN:NAS) in 2016. CardConnect was acquired shortly after acquired by First Data Corp at industry high multiples.
Scott started his career in 1987 founding Canadian Ice International in Toronto, Canada, a manufacturer of brand name and generic consumer products. Canadian Ice® was the first to develop the Bug & Sun Block SKU amongst other unique consumer products. The highly valued Canadian Ice intellectual property was sold to Canada’s largest brewery and the core business to international interests. Scott also founded Soapopular® Inc in 2002 developing the first Internationally recognized alcohol-free, foaming hand sanitizer. Soapopular achieved global distribution through retail and wholesale channels and was sold in 2007. Scott is an avid real estate developer and investor and has completed sixty plus transactions to date.