Tony Gladney of Caesar's Entertainment Named Senior Executive Corporate Council Chairman for United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced it has named Tony Gladney as Chairman of the organization's Senior Executive Corporate Advisory Board (SECAB).

Mr. Gladney serves as Vice President of National Diversity Relations for Caesar's Entertainment Corporation; the world's most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company. He is responsible for assisting with the implementation of the diversity initiative at Caesar's Entertainment, and also serves as the chief liaison office for the company's strategic partner relations on the local, regional and national levels.

"Tony is an important contributor to the USHCC and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the executive realm to our council. I am confident in his abilities to serve as the navigator for our senior executives to further develop best business practices and policies for the USHCC in its relationships across Corporate America", says Javier Palomarez, President and CEO of the USHCC.

Mr. Gladney, has served as a member of the USHCC's SECAB for the past two years. "Tony has worked closely with our organization's leadership through a period of robust growth and has been instrumental as a trusted counsel in advising us on strategic partnerships, new initiatives and goal-setting to further bolster the USHCC as the premier Hispanic business organization in the country" added Palomarez.

The SECAB serves as an important link between the Chamber and Fortune 1000 corporations interested in the Hispanic business sector generally and in the Chamber specifically. The council advises the USHCC on issues affecting Hispanic businesses, fundraising activities, franchising and entrepreneur initiatives, recruitment, trade, public policy and other concerns affecting business interests of both Hispanic enterprise and Corporate America.

About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of over 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined contribute in excess of $465 billion annually to the American economy. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit

About Caesars

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 75 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah's® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. We are committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognize the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Andres Pena 202-715-0474Source:United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce