4 years ago, Business Week rated the 100 most influential CEOs under the age of 40. Kirk Sanford was rated as 19th – and he appears on the Business Week site with some basic details, as follows:
Kirk E Sanford., 39
CEO, President, and Director
Financial: Misc. Financial Services
As of the end of 2007 when he retired from the helm Global Cash Access Inc. where he had served as CEO, chairman and director, Kirk Sanford joined Sightline Acquisition Corp. as CEO.
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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.
Kirk Sanford , previously of Global Cash Access, and currently of Sightline Acquisition has had a highly successful career in the business world, and he has been a high powered CEO with many achievements.
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In 2003, Global Cash Access and Sanford was recognized for its innovative products that led the field in the world of gaming products. The two products are QCP Web and QuickJack Plus.
Global Cash Access, the market leader in the supply of cash access and marketing technologies to the gaming industry, was awarded two of the Top 20 Most Innovative new Gaming Products Award for 2003. Casino Journal awarded this award to Global Cash Access for their two products, QuickCash Plus (QCP) Web and QuickJack Plus.
Kirk Sanford, CEO of Global Cash Access, said that they were thrilled to be honored with this award. Sanford said, that the award validates GCA’s efforts “to deliver forward-thinking products that improve operations, increase revenues and enhance the gaming experience.”