Audit Committee
IAGA's Audit Committee works with the outside auditors for IAGA, reviews the annual audit, addresses any management issues noted by the auditors and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees for any changes in policies or procedures related to financial matters or internal controls. The Committee is co-chaired by Thomas Roche and Scott Schweinfurth.

alt           Thomas M. Roche, Ernst & Young Global Director of Gaming Services

His experience includes a 4-year term as one of three members of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, during which he advised both domestic and international governments who adopted new casino legislation on the set-up of their regulatory agencies. As the CPA member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Tom was in charge of the Audit Division which conducts internal control compliance and tax revenue audits of Nevada’s 250 plus licensees and the New Games Laboratory which approves the adequacy of the design, security and technical integrity of slot machines and other gaming devices.

alt           Scott Schweinfurth
Scott Schweinfurth was most recently with Scientific Games as the company's Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Gaming and Chief Integration Officer. In his role as CFO of Gaming, he was responsible for all financial matters related to WMS Gaming, Williams Interactive, and the Company’s server-based and gaming-related business. As CIO, Mr. Schweinfurth lead Scientific Games’ efforts to monitor and execute on integration plans, including realization of cost and revenue synergies, preserve distinct cultural elements of each organization, and leverage unique capabilities of each organization to optimize the benefits of scale and scope achieved in the combination of the two companies. 


Bob Rudolf, Senior Vice President, Internal Audit for MGM Resorts International
Based in Las Vegas, Bob has been part of the Gaming industry for over 35 years. Currently he is responsible for directing MGM Resorts’ company-wide internal audit program at all owned, operated, and managed resorts.  Prior to joining MGM Resorts, Bob was Director of Internal Audit Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers serving diverse clients such as Starbucks Coffee Company, ICN Pharmaceuticals, Overture Services, Gemstar-TV Guide, Hypercom, the Natural History Museum in New York City, and Hyatt Gaming Services.  


Michael Fries, Vice President, Gaming & Lottery Regulatory Affairs and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Scientific Games 
Michael Fries is responsible for the administration and management of the Regulatory and Licensing sections of the Compliance Department for Scientific Games and its Gaming, Lottery and Interactive business segments. Mike supports the Chief Compliance Officer at Scientific Games in all matters, including adhering to the company’s Compliance Plan and advising on regulatory issues. Before joining Scientific Games, Mike was Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., a regional casino operator. Prior to joining Isle of Capri, Mike worked at the Illinois Gaming Board from 2001 to 2010 and was General Counsel from 2005 to 2010. Mike graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1986. He practiced law in Chicago from 1986 to 2001. 

            Mark Harms, CEO, Global Leisure Partners
Mark Harms is founder of Global Leisure Partners LLP, an advisory and private equity boutique merchant bank in London. As a leading provider of specialist advisory and principal investment services to the global leisure industry, GLP focuses on gaming, hospitality, fitness and healthy living, travel and tourism, retailing, consumer goods and services, and out of home entertainment sectors. He is also a Vice Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council, an organization representing global travel and tourism leaders.