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MELROSE PARK, IL – August 5, 2011– Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s only maker of real pinball games, has added four new team members this summer to keep up with the surge in the demand for Stern pinball machines.

The new hires include:

– George Gomez (VP of Game Design) brings diverse creative and leadership experience, having designed arcade video games, consumer toys, console video games, slot machines and pinball games throughout his career.  Mr. Gomez’s pinball design portfolio features numerous critically acclaimed titles including “Monster Bash”, “Pinball 2000-Revenge From Mars”, “NBA Fastbreak”, “Johnny Mnemonic”, “Corvette”, “The Lord of The Rings”, “Playboy”, “The Sopranos” and “Batman-The Dark Knight.”

– Robert Falkowski (Mechanical Engineer) brings 15 years of engineering experience.  His last assignment was with Juno Lighting.  His expertise in Solid Works and problem solving make him a valuable asset to the engineering department at Stern Pinball.

-Waison Cheng (Game Programmer) comes to Stern Pinball from the video game industry.  He worked on the world famous Golden Tee golf game at Incredible Technologies.  Waison also brings programming experience from his days working on Nintendo DS and Gameboy Advance games at Inxile and NeoPong.

-Mike Parker (Purchasing) has been managing and purchasing for factories for over a decade.  Mike will be handling all purchasing and oversee Stern Pinball’s shipping and receiving departments. Mr. Parker will be working with Eddie Spears who heads that division.

“We are thrilled to be adding new talented staff to our pinball family.  These new hires along with the great Stern employees we already have on board will help drive our rapidly growing company,” said Gary Stern founder and CEO of Stern Pinball Inc. 

Stern Pinball and the Stern family have over 60 years tradition of producing quality pinball machines for young and old. The company traces its lineage to Philadelphia in the 1930s when Sam Stern entered the business of operating pinball games. Stern passed his lifelong enthusiasm for the game and the business of pinball to his son Gary who founded Stern Pinball. Today pinball remains one of the world’s favorite pastimes.

About Stern Pinball

Stern Pinball, Inc., located just outside Chicago, Illinois, designs and manufactures arcade-quality pinball games. Stern is the only maker of full-sized, arcade quality pinball games on the planet and has released many popular games including Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, Spiderman, The Rolling Stones and many more. Stern’s games continue to be enjoyed by both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the globe. For more information visit

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