Matthew Katz, CEO

Matthew Katz is CEO of CAMS, LLC, a privately held company he independently financed and founded in 2012.

The CAMS Platform or Central Account Management System is a multi-tenant Software as a Service (SaaS) solution built to protect the operator and maintain brand integrity by providing online gaming and lottery sites with: 1) assistance with regulatory compliance, 2) fraud and risk mitigation, 3) player account limit disbursement, and 4) payout management and taxation, all within a white label solution that is customized for each site.

Mr. Katz has a well established career as a successful entrepreneur having founded and partnered in several other businesses and consulting firms prior to CAMS, LLC. Matthew has the unique distinction of starting a successful business while still in college introducing a new interactive online gambling methodology.

Tony Wootton, SVP Sales & Business Development

Tony Wootton is responsible for Sales, Marketing and Business Development and brings 11 years of digital distribution and alternative payments expertise to the company. Mr. Wootton was Senior Vice President of Business Development at RentPayment.com, the largest payment processor for the real estate and utilities industries where he launched and managed two strategic business units.  Mr. Wootton earned an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BA in Philosophy from UC Santa Barbara.

Sara Craven, SVP Business and Legal Affairs

Sara Craven is responsible for oversight of client services, managed service and all legal affairs of the company. Ms. Craven spent over 7 years representing a broad range of clients in various industries including gaming, music downloading, credit reporting and many companies in ecommerce industries. She has represented clients in transactional matters including contract drafting and negotiation, management of corporate affairs and day-to-day legal issues. Ms. Craven has also spent a great deal of time representing clients in complex business litigation matters in both state and federal court. Ms. Craven holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California Santa Barbara and received her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Chris Derossi, SVP Technology

Chris Derossi is responsible for the software development and technical systems of the company, and brings 12 years of technology leadership in the gaming industry. Prior to joining CAMS, Mr. Derossi was founder and Chief Executive Officer of CyberArts, providing regulated real-money gaming software to licensed Internet gaming companies around the world. CyberArts was acquired by Ultimate Gaming in 2011, where Mr. Derossi served as Chief Technology Officer and launched the first legal online poker site in the United States. Earlier in his career, he was the Chief Architect for MacOS at Apple, after which he went on to help create and grow several Silicon Valley start-up companies.

Ronald Cushey, SVP Finance

Ron brings over 30 years of experience in finance and technology roles, and joined CAMS in early 2016, coming from Hulu where he was the Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to Hulu, Ron was the Vice President of Finance with Sony Network Entertainment where he was responsible for driving global financial analysis, financial and accounting processes and reporting, risk management, and treasury functions for Sony’s worldwide networked gaming, video, music and other digital services businesses. Ron’s background includes over 10 years in the audit and consulting practices of the Big 4 accounting firms, and joined Sony after serving as Managing Director of PWC’s global entertainment and media consulting team. Additionally, Ron has held executive finance positions at The Hollywood Stock Exchange, Media.net Communications, Nelson Holdings/Nelson Entertainment Group, Pioneer, and LIVE Entertainment. Ron earned his Accounting degree from West Virginia University and is a CPA in the state of California.