Simona Gallegos has been appointed Interactive editor for Fantini Research.

Fantini Research, publisher of Fantini’s Gaming Report, has made several appointments and promotions aimed at growing its services to institutional investors and corporate level executives in the gaming industry.

Simona Gallegos has been appointed Interactive editor. She will assure comprehensive coverage of the emerging interactive gaming industry and of product development in that space. She was formerly editor of Fantini’s Lodging Report.

Mike Pelrine has been appointed business manager and director of business development. He is a veteran business manager whose career has spanned being a journalist, editor and project manager for newspaper companies, and a chef and restaurant owner. In addition to continuing to build Fantini’s industry-leading position in daily news and information services, Pelrine will develop the company’s research/consulting and incorporating businesses, and build advertising revenues.

Ashley Rentz has been promoted to assistant editor of Fantini’s Gaming Report, the company’s flagship publication. She has been a writer for the Gaming Report for the past two years.