Michael Weiss joined the RTIP team in 2021 with the role of assisting students with internships and career goals. He is President and CEO of Weiss Ideas LLC, a professional services company for racing, entertainment, and business consulting and is President of PariBet LLC, a world-wide licensed Advance Deposit Wagering Company. Since 2014, Weiss has served as General Manager of Rillito Park Racetrack. At Rillito he created the PRISE Program (PariBet Racing Industry Student Experience) for the students of the University of Arizona. PRISE sponsorships include student profiles in the Paulick Report as well as giving students the ability to work Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
While working as executive vice president of Beulah Park and AmericaTab (ADW), Mike served on Equibase Board of Directors and the Thoroughbred Racing Association Board. Mike helped develop NHC–online as well as being a multiple qualifier for the NTRA NHC finals including an 8th place finish in Las Vegas. Mike is a Race Track Industry Program John Goodman Alumni Award recipient for his outstanding contribution to the industry.