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Thomas Shaheen
Thomas N. Shaheen

Biography:
Thomas N. Shaheen was announced as the first Executive Director for the North Carolina Education Lottery on November 17, 2005. Shaheen was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the New Mexico Lottery Authority. During his tenure in New Mexico, total lottery revenues increased 40 percent and the return to education increased 55 percent.
Advertisement Before arriving in North Carolina, he spent 18 years with some of the most successful lotteries in the U.S.: Florida, Texas, Georgia and New Mexico.
He began as a Sales Representative with the Florida Lottery and was eventually promoted to District Manager. From there he joined the Texas Lottery as Field Service Supervisor and later became the Marketing Operations Assistant Manager. In 1993, he was hired by the Georgia Lottery Corporation as Vice President of Sales. During his tenure he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, then Executive Vice President. On March 20, 2000, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the New Mexico Lottery Authority where he served before being appointed to his most recent position in North Carolina.
In 2005, Shaheen served as the President of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL). He previously served as Chairman of the NASPL Standards Initiative Committee. He is currently Vice-Chairman of Powerball and Secretary of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). Including his time in the lottery industry, Shaheen has more than 25 years of management experience.
He is a 1975 graduate of Wayne State University with a degree in Business Administration.

News Articles

Tom Shaheen Joins Linq3 as Vice President of Business Development
Lottery Veteran to Help Linq3 Expand Kiosk Operations Globally
NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 17, 2010) -- Linq3 announces the appointment of Tom Shaheen as Vice President of Business Development, with responsibility for overseeing new partnerships involving the sale of lottery tickets and other items at unmanned kiosks such as ATMs.....Subscribers

Official N.C. Education Lottery Press Release: Executive Director To Leave
RALEIGH, North Carolina (August 17, 2010) - N.C. Education Lottery executive director Tom Shaheen, who led the startup of the state lottery and its successful operations during its first years, is leaving his post after four and a half years to accept an offer in a growing private venture....Subscribers

New Mexico Lottery Board Accepts CEO’s Resignation, Names VP as Interim CEO
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, USA (November 18, 2005) -- The New Mexico Lottery Authority (NMLA) board of directors has accepted CEO Tom Shaheen's resignation and agreed ..................................Subscribers

Lottery Commission Names New Director
NORTH CAROLINA, USA (November 17, 2005) – Thomas N. Shaheen was announced as the first Executive Director for the North Carolina Education Lottery on November 17, 2005. Shaheen was previously ..................................Read the full story at: Vol.33 No.8

New Mexico Lottery Announces Resignation of CEO
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, USA (November 15, 2005) -- The New Mexico Lottery Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that CEO Tom Shaheen has submitted his resignation........................................Subscribers



 
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