JOB: Maryland Lottery and Gaming Seeks New Deputy Director/CFO

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Seeks New Deputy Director/CFO


    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency is seeking a new senior executive to replace the outgoing Deputy Director/CFO, Gina Smith.  Ms. Smith has been with the Agency for 18 years and is leaving to return to the Maryland Office of Legislative Audits, where she began her career in state service.  Ms. Smith, a two-time winner of the NASPL Powers Award, will be greatly missed by all her colleagues at the Agency, for her institutional knowledge, her boundless energy, her remarkable intelligence and unmatched expertise in operational, financial and managerial functions. 

    The Agency seeks candidates who have several years of lottery and gaming expertise, with an advanced degree and CPA preferred.  The strongest candidates will have specific experience in managing:

  • All financial functions of a lottery,
  • Vendor procurement, contracts and performance,
  • Human resources,
  • Information technology,
  • Relationships with State budget, treasury, audit and controller departments,
  • Industry duties (e.g., Mega Millions and Cash4Life), and
  • Broad executive responsibilities.

    Superior candidates will have excellent interpersonal and motivational skills, team building ability, high energy, insightful thought leadership and impeccable character.  Interested candidates should forward a letter and resume in confidence directly to Director Gordon Medenica at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     Maryland Lottery and Gaming is a high-performance lottery, ranking in the top 10 in overall per cap sales and the top three in numbers and monitor games.  In Fiscal 2019, the lottery generated a record $593 million for good causes in Maryland, from $2.2 billion in sales.  In addition, the Agency oversees the State’s six commercial casinos, which produced $717.5 million for good causes from over $1.7 billion in gross gaming revenue.  Total contributions to good causes by the Agency were over $1.3 billion in FY ’19.  See and for extensive background information on the Agency.

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