Vice Chairman Dave Vialpando MBA, CFE, CFCS
Dave Vialpando is a 37-year law enforcement veteran, having served as a police officer in Richmond, California, and for twenty-seven years as a Special Agent with the California Attorney General’s Department of Justice (DOJ). Dave spent twenty years in DOJ’s Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement where he supervised various drug trafficking and violent crime units. For the last seven years of his career with DOJ, Dave was assigned to the Bureau of Gambling Control where he served as the Special Agent-in-Charge of the Bureau’s southern California offices.
Dave currently serves as the Executive Director of the Pokagon Band Gaming Commission, for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan and Indiana. Mr. Vialpando serves as Vice-Chairman on the Board of Directors of the TGPN, and is a member of ACFCS, ACFE, and ASIS.
Dave holds a BS in Business Management and an MBA and is a licensed Private Investigator in the State of California. Dave has instructed undergraduate and graduate criminal justice courses for several public and private colleges and universities in southern California. Dave has authored articles on gaming regulation and interactive gaming published in Indian Gaming magazine, Global Gaming Business magazine, Pechanga.net, and other trade periodicals, and conducted numerous presentations through various venues on effective regulation in gaming and criminal justice agency management. Dave can be reached at (269) 519-0117 or firstname.lastname@example.org.