Kit Szybala graduated from Southern Methodist University as a Hunt Leadership Scholar with degrees in Finance and International Studies giving him a thorough understanding of international business and financial modeling. While studying at the university, Mr. Szybala also gained extensive experience abroad, both working for Oracle Corporation in London, United Kingdom and studying at the University of Oxford. While with Oracle Corporation, Mr. Szybala worked alongside the Senior Director of Marketing and Vice President of Technology Marketing for EMEA as a Marketing Analyst. Mr. Szybala monitored and improved the efficiency of their marketing programs by utilizing Customer Relationship Management software.
Immediately following his time at Southern Methodist University, Mr. Szybala began working for Vail Resorts as a member of the Vail Resorts College Program. This Program gave him valuable insight into hospitality management and operations by giving him various opportunities to meet with chief members of resort management. It also afforded him the ability to work in several different capacities for the corporation, giving him the opportunity to understand the intricacies of the varying moving parts of resort operations.
In 2012, Mr. Szybala began working for Global Market Advisors. Currently, he serves as the company’s Director of Research and Analysis. At Global Market Advisors, Mr. Szybala has created over 100 robust financial models in various gaming markets across the globe. In addition to these financial models, Mr. Szybala has written a multitude of extensive, analytical reports, including feasibility studies, impact and cannibalization studies, gaming market assessments and strategic planning assessments. Additionally, Mr. Szybala is a visiting lecturer at the School of Continuing Education at the University of Nevada, Reno where he teaches a class on casino feasibility analysis and is a contributor to Global Gaming Business Magazine.