Global Market Advisors (GMA), a leading international consulting firm serving the casino gaming, hospitality, and airline industries, announced that Robert L. Boughner (Bob) has joined the firm as a senior partner.  

Boughner, a 35 year executive management veteran of the gaming and hospitality industry, will provide consulting services to clients on hospitality design and operations; tourism strategy; project feasibility; and regulatory, governance and administration support.

Bob is a former executive vice president and chief business development officer for Boyd Gaming. He is best known to the industry for overseeing the successful design, development, opening and ongoing operation of Borgata and The Water Club in Atlantic City, NJ.  Bob continues to serve on the Board of Directors of Boyd Gaming. 

"Bob brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and leadership perspective to GMA clients.  He understands well the importance of innovation and the complexities of successful implementation," said Steve Gallaway, GMA's managing partner.  "I have always held Bob in the highest regard and was honored when he wanted to join the GMA team."