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President & Chief Executive Officer

Position Open To: The Public Closing Date: April 15, 2017

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (hereinafter, the Corporation), a State quasi-public agency, is undertaking a search and invites applications for its President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position.

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the President & CEO oversees the operation and management of the business and affairs of the Corporation.

He/she provides leadership and guidance in developing, communicating and implementing the Corporation’s strategic plan and revenue-raising mission.

Additionally the President & CEO:

• Ensures that the lottery continues to operate with integrity and for the public good, maximizing net lottery revenue while directing efforts to promote the responsible play of lottery games.

• Responsible for fiscal management, program management, operational/administrative management, sales, marketing, game development and strategic planning. Required Qualifications The President & CEO must have a history of and a demonstrated track record of effective management of an organization of similar size and complexity (public, private, non-profit). Additional qualifications include:

• Capable of operating in a transparent and constructive manner while managing relationships with the board, staff, legislators, the Governor and State agencies, regulators, vendors and other partners, the press and other external parties.

• Possess a strong financial and management background, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent communication skills including presentation and public speaking skills, strategic planning skills and fiscal management skills.

• Knowledge of the lottery industry and government procurement policies is a plus. Education: A college degree is required. An advanced degree is a plus in a related field such as business administration, public administration or law.

The Organization: The Connecticut Lottery Corporation was created by the State to generate revenue for the State of Connecticut’s general fund.

Since its inception, the lottery has delivered more than $8.5 billion to the State of Connecticut for valuable programs and causes.

This financial success reflects sound business planning and a commitment to integrity.

In fiscal year, 2015 the Connecticut Lottery Corporation achieved sales of $1.144 billion returning a record of $319.7 million to the state’s General Fund. Players won $707.7 million and payments to retailers were $64.27 million. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, sales were $1.23 billion with another record return of $337.5 million to the General Fund.

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation partners with nearly 2,900 retailers who sell tickets; and the revenue they earn from the sale of lottery products works to keep their profits and workforces stable.

For additional information visit the website at:

SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: E-mail resume and cover letter to the Corporation’s search consultant:

Hope Johnson, President & CEO, Pyramind LLC at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.