Kirk Sanford is the CEO, President and principal founder of Sightline Payments. He is a pioneer and leader in payment and marketing services to the casino industry. He is also the Chairman and CEO of Sightline Acquisition Corp., a privately held investment fund that acquires distressed properties and other assets in and around the Las Vegas area.
Prior to these endeavors, Kirk Sanford was the CEO, President and Director of Global Cash Access Inc., a provider of cash access products and related services to casino properties throughout the United States, Europe, the U.K, Canada, the Caribbean and Asia.
Kirk Sanford was featured in Business Week as one of the Top 100 CEO’s Under 40. He has also been featured in Macau Business and in numerous casino and banking trade magazines for his innovation and leadership abilities. While Kirk Sanford was the CEO, President and Director of Global Cash Access Inc., he grew the business to include 400 world-wide employees, $650 Million in annualized revenues and $1.5 Billion valuation.
In other of his entrepreneurial ventures, Kirk Sanford was also the CEO, President and Owner of Central Credit, which was the number one provider of gaming patron credit information services for casinos around the world. He sold this company in 2002 for $44 million.