Mark William Bracken has been named Executive Director of the Massachusetts State Lottery after having performed the role on an interim basis since March of 2022. State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg, Chair of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, made the announcement today during the Commission’s monthly meeting.
“We are proud to appoint Mark William as the new Executive Director, and strongly support his efforts in this new role,” said State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg. “He has extensive leadership experience and knowledge about the standards, goals, and operations of the Lottery, ensuring the continued integrity of the industry while maximizing local aid for our cities and towns.”
“I am grateful to Treasurer Goldberg for giving me the opportunity to lead one of the most successful lotteries in the world and build upon its many achievements over the last five decades,” said Mark William Bracken. “The last year has been an amazing experience and I am excited to work with our talented team members to continue to introduce new and entertaining products and support the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts.”
Mark William has served as an Assistant Treasurer and Director of the Unclaimed Property Division since 2011. Before joining the Treasury, he served a term as the Executive Secretary of the Board of Appeals on Motor Vehicle Liability, Bonds and Policies in former Governor Deval Patrick’s administration. Before working for Governor Patrick, he spent six years as a Policy Analyst for the Joint Committee on Financial Services for the Massachusetts General Court. He has also served as the President of the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators.