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Gaming Industry Veteran Jeff Zabriskie Named Practice Director For Applied Group’s New Las Vegas Office

ST. LOUIS – APRIL 23, 2015 – Jeff Zabriskie has been named Practice Director – Gaming & Hospitality for St. Louis based Applied Group’s new Las Vegas offices. He is responsible for the overall thought leadership, market and solution positioning, business development and growth of Applied Group’s gaming and hospitality business.

Zabriskie will be working closely with the Applied Group’s Engineering & Operations Teams to validate current offerings and to provide overall direction and input with regards to new offerings that will significantly further Applied Group’s growth in this market.

He was formerly, Vice President Infrastructure, Pinnacle Entertainment (acquired Ameristar Casinos in 2013). In that position, Zabriskie was Responsible for the enterprise-wide information technology (IT) infrastructure with a Network and Server Engineering team to support 15 casino/hotel/spa locations, after holding the same position with Ameristar for six years. At Pinnacle, he managed a team supporting about 800 Windows physical and VM servers, ~6,000 PCs and 12 iSeries systems. Additionally, responsibilities included AV, Telecomm, cellular DAS and all IT areas for construction projects.

Earlier in his career, Zabriskie was responsible for IT operations at the Venetian, a 4,050 suite Four-Star/diamond hotel, including 2 million square feet of convention space. He managed more than 85 IT personnel, responsible for all IT systems, the largest Nortel PBX in North America, over 2,000 PCs, and about 200 file servers. Zabriskie also managed the 3,000 room Palazzo tower expansion in 2007.

Zabriskie launched his technology career in the US Army as a Communications technician for four years, working in Seoul, Korea and Heidelberg, Germany and later at a private firm in Europe, working with small computers all over Europe at US Military and NATO locations. He is an avid cyclist, and enjoys both mountains and road bikes.

Applied’s new offices are located at 320 East Warm Springs Road, Suite 3-B, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119.

About The Applied Group Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, The Applied Group is a consultative, infrastructure technology company. The company has delivered Collaboration, Networking and Data Center solutions for over 30 years and has strategic relationships with Cisco, NetApp, VMware and Microsoft. For more information visit: www.thinkapplied.com, or call (702) 931-3630.

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