Our Global Associates

Euro-Asia Consulting is a small but unique ’boutique’ casino consulting company. We have the ability to quickly organize teams of highly qualified consultants from around the world to minimize travel time and costs. We draw from personal relationships and friendships developed over many years. Our various skill sets complement each other and allow us to offer some of the best casino consulting minds in the industry today to help guarantee results and client satisfaction.


Dean Macomber, Macomber International, IncPresident
With over 37 years of diversified experience in the gaming industry ranging from dealer to CEO, development to operations involving mega-destination resorts to locals’ oriented casinos in numerous domestic and international venues, Macomber provides executive level consulting in the areas of strategic and business planning, feasibility and all other project development phases as well as pre- and post-opening management and profit improvement engagements. Dean is based in Las Vegas, Nevada but travels globally. Dean also has a Masters Degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University.


DJ Smith, New World Gaming
DJ’s speciality areas are business planning, investments and gaming technology. He is based in the UK among Europe’s many online and offline gaming innovators who are growing steadily under technology-friendly regulation and highly competitive gaming market conditions. During his 30-year gaming career he has worked from the bottom to the top of the casino operations organisational chart and across the functions; he has planned and opened casinos from scratch as casino project lead and GM and has held senior roles in high-tech New Product Development and regulatory online testing. DJ holds an MBA, CIMA adv dip MA and is a PRINCE2 accredited project management practitioner.


Jake Waller, New World Gaming
Jake specialises in Casino Surveillance and Security Management consulting and has packed a wealth of experience into his 23-year gaming career. In addition to time spent in his speciality field, Jake has experience as Casino GM and Operations Director, managing start-ups in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and the UK. His rich mix of experience, balance and perspective, enables him to quickly deliver effective solutions which are accepted by Operations for their completeness and practicality.


Shaun McCamley
Shaun McCamley has 34 years of experience in the Gaming Industry holding Key Management Gaming Licenses issued by the UK, USA and Australia. Worked as CEO and General Manager of major Far East-based consultancies and Casino Resort establishments. Commissioned to set up international standard casino establishments around the world. An expert in digital online gaming since 1998, particularly within Asia and the Americas, with a wealth of knowledge that enables him to drive global casino marketing initiatives which achieve strong results for any gaming group. Shaun is based in Macau.


John Diamantakos - Director/Founder, Diamond Star Media LLC
John is a results-focused visual media communications, web management and casino marketing leader. Proven experience in all facets of video communications, website management and social media development for the gaming industry. Adept at creating and implementing pro-active communications projects that support our clients’ objectives. Proven success in managing web and video production projects with tight deadlines and budget restrictions. He has the ability to direct and guide production units and talent through high-pressure situations with ease.


John Fernandez, VP of West Coast Division of Euro Asia Consultants
John Fernandez has over 30 years of Casino Marketing experience. He has held key casino marketing positions in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno, Tahoe and Aruba. His major strengths are in Multicultural Marketing specializing in Latin American and Asian Marketing. He grew up in Las Vegas and began his casino career as a dealer and worked his way up to various high level executive positions with top casino companies. He has unsurpassed sales, marketing and management experience as well as strong financial acumen and bottom-line orientation. John is based in Carson City Nevada and will be working for EuroAsia Consulting’s West Coast Division. He can be reached at 775-315-4591.


Roy Wheatley - Global Consulting & Development Pty Ltd
30 years of experience in the casino industry with over 20 of those years in Asia. I am confident that we can bring the marketing and operational expertise to your casino to compete internationally. Without a doubt the Asian casino market is the largest and the most lucrative in the world. Getting a share of this market can be both a risky and rewarding experience. We can assist you in traversing the potential hazards to ensure that your foray into Asia is a successful one. Our team is based in and around Asia which ensures we are at the forefront of market developments.

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Robert Mancini – Lottery Consultant
Bob is a recognized industry expert on Lotteries and Public Policy related to gaming. He served for over nine years on one of the most progressive Lottery Commissions in the country. He is well versed in government policy and how the processes work. Bob is known for his creativity and open-mindedness for innovation to help maximize revenues. Bob is located in Cranston, RI and has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Providence College.

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Jordan Polak – CRM Expert & Strategic Marketing Guru
Jordan is an innovative business and casino marketing strategist, CRM specialist and leader of enterprise-wide marketing initiatives who offers a wealth of strategic and tactical casino marketing knowledge. His CRM strategies incorporate data from various systems and are often multi-channeled integrated solutions that complement the overall casino marketing strategy and help maximize the overall potential of both casino loyalty and VIP programs. Jordan holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis–Olin Business School as well as a degree in Psychology.

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Shahar Attias – Founder and CEO of Hybrid Interaction Ltd.
Shahar Attias, the Founder and CEO of Hybrid Interaction Ltd., is a globally recognized Online Gambling specialist and a Player Development expert. He is a frequent speaker at iGaming Conferences, and together with his team of internet savvy consultants they are the iGaming industry leader in CRM Strategy Building, Retention Marketing, Conversion Tactics, Loyalty Schemes and VIP Management. Among the respected list of companies Shahar has been working with, either as a top level executive or as a consultant, you can find 888, PokerStars, bwin.party, Playtech, BetClic-Everest, Virgin Gaming and Win2Day (the National Austrian Lottery).

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John R. LaBelle - Project Manager, AIA, CFM
Licensed architect with 30 years representing owners (16 in casino gaming/hospitality, 14 in commercial properties,) and18 years architectural practice. Experienced in all phases of building projects as well as operating major facilities. His strongest attribute is thinking as an owner, keeping an intensive eye on the end game/project objectives and working well with others. Located in Killingly Connecticut, John is a professional member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is a certified professional facilities manager (CFM) (IFMA).

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Bob Whitehall – Gaming Collections International
Bob has over 25 years of experience with casino collections from players in the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America. Bob is based in London. He employs many unique strategies to collect casino debt usually without the need of costly legal action and he is often able to still retain the player as a casino customer. Casino collections requires a combination of many skill sets and Bob has them all.


Brian P. ONeill – General Gaming Operations Management
Brian represents Euro-Asia Consulting in South America, Central America and Mexico. Brian has over 25 years of hands-on experience with general gaming operations management, casino surveillance and casino development projects. Brian is originally from the United Kingdom but has lived in and worked in over 14 countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Middle East, South America as well as on cruise ships and brings a wealth of experience to the team


Vince Manfredi – President Manfredi Consulting, LLC
Vince Manfredi is an action oriented, collaborative marketing executive with 30+ years of providing profitable solutions for Gaming and Hospitality companies specializing in slot operations and data analytics. Manfredi has served in senior marketing positions for major gaming corporations as a hands on consultant improving casino operators’ profitability. Manfredi founded a consultancy in 2012 and his group provides strategic guidance and tactical support to casinos as well as gaming industry suppliers. Vince sits on the board of directors of the California Council on Problem Gaming.


Nick Ippolito – Casino Telemarketing Expert and Trainer
Nick provides expert telemarketing skills along with knowledge and sales techniques to enable casino staff to contact current and potential players. He instills casino marketing staff with confidence, objective, clarity and organized conversational skills eliminating all fear, hesitation, uncertainty and apprehension. Today’s Casino Hosts must be good salesmen or saleswomen.

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Chris Wieners – Managing Partner HOGO
Chris has over 10 years of experience in the hospitality, gaming and entertainment marketing industries, having previously worked for global brands including Starwood Hotels & Resorts and the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. In 2011, he co-founded HOGO, an Asian based marketing consulting firm. Their team focuses on in-bound Chinese destination marketing. HOGO provides services to clients in Asia from their six offices with the latest one opening in Osaka, Japan.

Michael McNamee

Michael McNamee – President Bay Group Consulting
Michael has 34 years of experience in the Gaming industry with a reputation and track record for creating improved profits for underperforming properties and programs. His vast experience in marketing has led to operational innovations and breakthrough new marketing and player development programs. He is considered an expert in loyalty programs with a list of great successes in this area. He earned an MBA from Temple University and is the author of the popular industry book, “Understanding Casino Marketing”..