Geoff Freeman is President and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA). In his role as chief executive of the AGA, Freeman is the leading advocate for the commercial and Tribal gaming industry and is responsible for positioning the association to address regulatory, political and educational challenges and opportunities.
Prior to joining the AGA, Freeman was chief operating officer and executive vice president for the U.S. Travel Association, the nation’s leading voice for increasing travel to and within the United States. Under his strategic leadership, the travel industry enacted the Travel Promotion Act, derailed an assault on corporate meetings and events, and began the march to building an army of one million employee activists. During his tenure, U.S. Travel doubled its resources.
Freeman has led a variety of complex and successful issue campaigns during his more than fifteen years in Washington. Previously, Freeman was a vice president with APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs firm, where he led the highly visible Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA). The PPA, supported by America’s pharmaceutical companies, was the largest effort ever created to connect uninsured Americans with free prescription medicines.
Previously, Freeman was the Director of Government Relations and Strategic Outreach for Freddie Mac and Director of Strategic Initiatives for the American Association of Health Plans, the leading representative of the managed care industry.
Freeman is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He resides in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children.