Speaker Profile

Alan W. Zajic

Job TitlePrincipal Consultant

Company NameAWZ Consulting


Alan W. Zajic is a Nevada licensed, Board Certified, independent security consultant specializing in hospitality, gaming, nightclubs and retail security environments primarily in Nevada. He has over 35 years of practical hands on experience in security and surveillance operations to include Security Director for the Sahara Tahoe and High Sierra resorts in Lake Tahoe as well as corporate security for Del E. Web, Corp. in Nevada.

Alan is a member of ASIS International where he holds the designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and is currently Chair of the Gaming and Wagering Protection Council. Alan is a past Chairman of the Gaming and Wagering Protection Council and the Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Council and is a past Council Vice President for ASIS International. He is actively involved in the Northern Nevada and Las Vegas Chapters as well as the international security community. He was awarded the ASIS International “Outstanding Council Chairman of the year” for 2010.

He is a member of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) where he holds the designation of Certified Surveillance Professional  (CSP) and is a member  of the International  Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC). He is also a subject matter expert and Track Advisor for the American Gaming Association. Additionally he is a member of the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners and holds their Designation of International Crime Prevention Specialist. (ICPS)

Alan is an instructor for the University of Nevada at Reno in the Gaming Management Program and is Coordinator of Security and Surveillance programs for the International Gaming Institute at UNLV and an instructor in security and surveillance applications. He is frequently requested to present sessions at international security conferences and for various organizations throughout the country to include ASIS International, International Security Conferences (ISC), World Game Protection Conference, National Indian Gaming Association Conference, Southern California Surveillance Symposium, Table Games Conference, Nightclub and Bar Conference and others.

He is co-author of the book “Casino Security and Gaming Surveillance”, has written numerous professional articles and has been media interviewed internationally on various security and surveillance topics. In addition he is frequently requested to perform the services of a Forensic  Security Consultant (Expert Witness) in gaming, hospitality, retail, bars, nightclubs, and multi-unit housing environments and has testified in various jurisdictions nationally.

His practice areas include forensic consulting, management consulting, major incident management, policy and procedure development and he conducts tailored training programs for gaming operations.

Conference Sessions

  • Nightclubs Attract Risks: Nightlife and Pool Exposures to Casinos

    10-02-2017, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Titian 2303

    Recent lawsuits, regulatory actions and high-profile media reports have once again thrust casino nightclubs back into the spotlight. This panel of well-known in...

    • Language: English
  • Spoliation of Evidence in Casino Litigation

    10-02-2017, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Titian 2303

    A trend in litigation facing casino operations involves the allegations of not retaining valuable evidence related to incidents, including: comprehensive video,...

    • Language: English