Sightline Payments names Shannon Nadeau and Larry Whelan as directors
The firm has appointed Shannon Nadeau as director of regulatory and licensing compliance and Larry Whelan as director of risk.
US.- Sightline Payments has appointed Shannon Nadeau as director of regulatory and licensing compliance. It’s also named Larry Whelan as director of risk.
In her new role, Nadeau will supervise licensing as the firm expands into new markets and grow industry-wide payments innovation by working with regulators. Previously, she worked as executive director of global compliance for Wynn Resorts. She has also worked at IGT and Shuffle Master after beginning her gaming experience at the Nevada Gaming Control Board more than two decades ago.
As Sightline’s new director of risk, Whelan will oversee the company’s risk management division, anti-money laundering efforts, and fraud prevention activities. With 30 years of experience in gaming, he worked as vice president of compliance for Interblock Gaming. He has also held leadership roles at Wynn Resorts, Penn National Gaming, Station Casinos, Caesars, and MGM Resorts International.
Jennifer Carleton, Sightline’s chief legal officer, said: “The additions of Shannon Nadeau and Larry Whelan further bolster Sightline’s best-in-class efforts across risk, compliance, and licensing.”
“Their decades of gaming compliance enhances Sightline’s continued ability to offer payments innovations safely and securely.”
Nadeau commented: “As digital payment options become more prevalent in US casinos, we must ensure regulators understand how payments fit within the broader gaming industry.
“I’m excited to join the Sightline team and their expanding team of experts from across the gaming and payments industries.”
Whelan added: “I’ve seen firsthand how Sightline’s innovations have modernized payments within the gaming industry, and I’m thrilled to play an integral role in helping the company grow.
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