American Gaming Systems (AGS), a designer, manufacturer and operator of gaming machines with more than 8,000 units in operation, has appointed gaming industry veteranCurt C. Mayeras its chief financial officer.
Mayer comes to AGS from Las Vegas-based SkyWire Media, Inc., where he served as executive vice president and CFO for the private start-up company that develops integrated, mobile-centric applications for the hospitality industry. Prior to joining SkyWire, Mayer, beginning in 2007, served as the corporate vice president of finance for Station Casinos, Inc., where he played key roles in Station’s $5.7 billion going-private transaction in 2007, $410 million in debt financing for Aliante Station in 2007 and a $250 million land loan in 2008.
From 2002 until 2007, Mayer served as CFO for Black Gaming, LLC, a public gaming company located in Mesquite, Nev., where he was integral in raising approximately $180 million and taking the company public in 2004. Prior to Black Gaming, Mayer spent 10 years with the accounting firm Arthur Andersen serving public companies in various industries from gaming to technology.