Our Staff

Jonathan Michaels

Senior Director of Member Services

Jonathan Michaels currently serves as the senior director of member services for the American Gaming Association (AGA). In his role, Michaels works with companies in the casino gaming industry to build strategic relationships, to build partnerships and to drive revenue for the Association in its pursuit of a pro-gaming agenda in Washington.

Prior to joining the AGA, Michaels was the Director of Membership and Business Development for the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) where he doubled overall resources for the Association. Jonathan also helped launch SFIA’s signature event, the Industry Leaders Summit, and created the Corporate Partner Program, which engages companies closely connected to the industry and provides customized marketing and sponsorship opportunities.

Michaels earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. As an alumnus, he served on the Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund Board of Directors and assisted in fundraising activities for the University as Assistant Director, Leadership Annual Giving. He resides in Takoma Park, MD with his wife and daughter.