Secretary Julie Hakman
President and CEO of a Native/Woman owned company. Julie has over 30 years in innovative business leadership. Her involvement in background screening began in 1997 when she was recruited to launch World Gaming Network (WGN), the leading provider of screening services for the gaming industry. In 2005, Julie created AmericanChecked, Inc. a TERO certified, Native women-owned nationally accredited business, heralded as “One of the Top 20 Business’s on the Rise.” Julie is a recognized leader in the screening industry, a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, a national member of SHRM, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Past Chair on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Board of Trustees for the Carver Foundation, member of the prestigious International Masters of Gaming Law, and has served as a consultant to the Casino Management Association Executive Board and the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). Julie was honored by NIGA for outstanding contributions; she was the recipient of the Crystal Award honoring Outstanding Small Business Person of the Year and the US Chamber’s Blue Ribbon Award for excellence in business strategy, employee development, and community involvement. Most recently, AmericanChecked was recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in America by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and was the recipient of the Better Bureau Business Torch Award. Julie is a featured speaker at numerous Gaming, Safety, HR and Education events.