Quick Custom Intelligence announced Wednesday that David Jacques Farahi has been named Executive Chairman of the company, a position that will see Farahi focus on financial matters, working with key clients, product development, sales, and developing initiatives to expand the brand into new verticals.
Farahi commented about his new role in the company in an official press release issued by QCI and said: “In my time as an advisory board member at Quick Custom Intelligence, I have had the opportunity to not only interact with the revolutionary and award-winning team, but hear from and support our dozens of clients.”
“It is clear to me that QCI has firmly earned its place as the industry leader, not only in terms of technology and service, but also in terms of installations. We have entered Moore’s Tornado of growth! I am now thrilled to serve as QCI’s Executive Chairman to further contribute to the company’s ongoing success,” Farahi concluded.
CEO of QCI Ralph Thomas also commented on Farahi’s appointment and said: “We welcome David Farahi, an experienced and accomplished casino executive to our team. It is a pleasure to work with David as an advisor and we welcome him stepping up to this new role. David’s knowledge of the gaming industry and his background in analytics and finance will be of tremendous value.”
Farahi served as Chief Operating Officer of Monarch Casino & Resort from 2012 to 2021, after re-joining the company in 2007 as Director of Investor Relations. As Chief Operating Officer, Farahi oversaw all operations at the company’s two resorts, including more than 2,000 team members. He was also directly responsible for the company’s investor relations and business development efforts.
Farahi began his career with Monarch Casino & Resort in 1998 and served in a number of roles at the company’s Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada. These roles included front line positions in the hotel, casino and food and beverage departments. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, he also held the positions of FP&A analyst, Slot Director and Executive Director of Gaming Operations.
Farahi served four terms as President of the Colorado Gaming Association, from 2015 to 2021, where he spearheaded the industry’s legislative agenda, including three successful statewide ballot initiatives.
Quick Custom Intelligence’s QCI Platform aims to align player development, marketing and gaming with powerful real-time operational tools developed for the gaming and hospitality industries. The company has installed their software in over 50 Casino Resorts and over 3,000 sites worldwide.