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Vice President of Pinnacle Entertainment Group

Howard McAuliffe has 20 years of experience in operations and consulting in the world of family entertainment as an owner operator, vendor, and consultant. Howard is currently a partner and Vice President of Pinnacle Entertainment Group, LLC, a leading consulting firm in the out of home entertainment industry working with clients such as JW Marriott, Shakey’s Pizza, and Sparetime Entertainment to bring experiences to existing businesses, to help them capitalize on the rapidly growing “Experience Economy.”

Howard works with various industry associations including serving on the board of directors for the American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) as well as several committees. In addition, he regularly speaks at industry events. Some of the past events include, the International Association of Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), Amusement Expo, as well as various operator and distributor trade shows. He also writes a bi-monthly column in Replay Magazine on industry trends, in addition to contributing to manufacturers educational columns and Bowling Industry Magazine.

Howard Fun Facts

Over 20 years of experience in the industry.
Has Climbed 4 Volcanoes
Owned and Operated over 700 Different Types of Games in the US and Puerto Rico.
Has worked with over 75 Game Operators in the Last 5 Years.

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