National Council on Problem Gambling’s new board president a ‘rock star’ with a plan

National Council on Problem Gambling’s new board president a ‘rock star’ with a plan

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  • Jill R. Dorson, Sports Handle
November 18, 2023 10:39 AM

Ask anyone about Susan Sheridan Tucker, elected president of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) board of directors last summer, and the flattery flows.

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“I brought six-to-eight rock-star candidates, and the stack got narrowed down pretty quick,” headhunter Walt Flynn said. “She just shone. The way she showed up to me, she showed up to them. She was, in short, the hands-down selection.”

“She seeks advice and feedback. I see her as curious, she wanted to learn, take advisement, and is an excellent communicator,” DraftKings Senior Manager for Responsible Gaming Julie Hynes said.

“She’s going to tell you what she thinks, what she wants, and that’s why she’s a very good leader,” NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte said.