|Today Governor Katie Hobbs announced the new Director of the Arizona Lottery, Alec Esteban Thomson. Thomson will oversee the Arizona Lottery’s numerous programs that support the public good by maximizing net revenue in a responsible manner. Proceeds from Arizona Lottery ticket sales go to programs and organizations focused on higher education, health and human services, the environment, and economic and business development. In 2022, $269.51 million went to Arizona communities.
“Alec Esteban Thomson is a proven leader in business and public service, and his background makes him uniquely qualified to lead the Arizona Lottery. Alec brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge and I look forward to seeing him lead this department,” Governor Hobbs said.
“I’m thrilled to be the next Director of the Arizona Lottery and am excited to grow the Lottery’s impact in Arizona communities, while continuing the organization’s excellent work of funding vital programs in our state and its critical contributions to the state’s general fund,” Thomson said.
“Estoy emocionado de convertirme en el próximo Director de la Lotería de Arizona y motivado en seguir creciendo el impacto de la organización en nuestras comunidades, siguiendo con el excelente trabajo que realiza la agencia en el financiamiento de programas que son vitales para nuestro estado y sus contribuciones al fondo general del estado,” dijo Thomson.