Chairman & CEO, Sightline Acquisition Corp.
Formerly CEO, Global Cash Access Inc.
About Global Cash Access
Kirk Sanford is best known as having served as CEO, President and Director of Global Cash Access Inc. (GCA) for 14 years until his retirement from GCA in 2007.
While at Global Cash Access, Sanford’s leadership resulted in GCA being valued at more than $1.5 billion with annual revenues that exceeded $600 million. At this time, GCA had over 400 employees across the globe.
Before assuming his positions at Global Cash Access, Kirk Sanford was the general manager of a start-up concern that was a joint venture between Bank of America (BA) Merchant Services, Inc. and USA Processing, Inc.
Currently, Sanford serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Sightline Acquisition Corp., a group of private investors that purchases real estate among other commodities. Sanford holds this position as of 2007, and his specialties include the realms of real estate M&A, high yield financing and also private equity.
Business Week rated Sanford as one of the 100 leading CEOs Under 40 years old. Sanford, currently 43 years old, is married with 3 children, and he lives in Las Vegas.