Jack A. Markell


Jack A. Markell joined the board of Scientific Games in 2019. Mr. Markell previously served as the 73rd Governor of Delaware from 2009 to 2017. During his tenure, Governor Markell was focused on improving Delaware’s schools and positioning its citizens for future prosperity by launching and scaling important workforce development efforts. Governor Markell served as Chair of the National Governors Association and the Democratic Governors Association. Governor Markell previously was elected three times as Delaware’s State Treasurer prior to becoming Governor of the State. Prior to public service, Governor Markell had a career in business, banking and consulting, including serving as Senior Vice President for Corporate Development at Nextel Communications, Inc. Governor Markell’s other professional experience includes working in a senior management position at Comcast Corporation, as an associate at McKinsey and Company and as a banker at First Chicago Corporation. Governor Markell has also been a member of the board of directors of Graham Holdings Company since 2017, and FS Credit Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. since 2018. Governor Markell also serves on the board of directors of Jobs for America’s Graduates, Upstream USA, Vemo Education and Symbiont.io Inc. and serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Delaware State University and Strada Education Network.