Online gambling blocking software provider Gamban has appointed Jody Bechtold as a member of its US advisory board.

Bechtold is the chief executive of the Better Institute in Pittsburgh. She also serves as vice president for the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board and as a board member for the National Council on Problem Gambling.

“I’m honoured to join the advisory board for Gamban. As a Certified Gambling Addiction Counselor, I have witnessed first hand the benefits of Gamban and how it helps individuals on their road to recovery and a better life,” Bechtold said.

“I am thrilled to welcome Jody Bechtold to our advisory board. Her frontline experience combined with rational and pragmatic treatment strategies offers us critical insight that will help us further develop Gamban and build traction, particularly in the United States,” Jack Symons, co-founder and director of Gamban, said.