Caesars Executives Return to Tunica in Senior Positions
Contact: Patrick Collins
Caesars Entertainment Executives Who Started Careers in Tunica Return to Senior Positions at Horseshoe Tunica and Tunica Roadhouse
TUNICA, Miss., May 18, 2016 – Matt Earnheart, vice president of marketing; and Andre Jackson, director of hotel operations are two rising star executives in the gaming, entertainment, and lodging industries that started their careers in Tunica and have recently returned to Tunica in senior executive capacities at Horseshoe Tunica and Tunica Roadhouse casinos.
“We are proud to have Matt and Andre back in Tunica and look forward to their insight and contributions to their respective teams as well as the Tunica team and operations as a whole,” said R. Scott Barber, President, Caesars Mid-South. “Matt and Andre’s career paths are great examples of the opportunities available to the employees of Caesars.”
A Tunica native, Matt Earnheart joined the Caesars team for the first time in October of 2006, where he worked as a regional senior database marketing analyst, database marketing manager, and director of regional marketing. As the vice president of marketing, Earnheart oversees operations for the following departments: marketing, casino marketing, entertainment, special events, and bus group operations at both Caesars Tunica locations.
Having earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and his Master of Business Administration from Mississippi State University, Earnheart earned both of his degrees as he continued to grow as a professional.
Andre Jackson earned his Bachelors of Hotel and Restaurant Management from one of the top five hospitality schools in the nation, the Conrad Hilton College University of Houston. He has been recognized as a Caesars Chairman’s award winner for Diversity, “40 under the age of 40 top leaders in the country” by Global Gaming Magazine, and also served as a Mission, Vision, Values committee member. He previously worked as a VIP Operations Manager, Continuous Improvement/Total Service Manager and a Front Office Supervisor at the Grand Casino in Tunica. Jackson most recently served as the Assistant Director of Hotel Operations at the Flamingo Las Vegas.
As the new Director of Hotel Operations, Jackson will control the hotels’ day-to-day operations including Front Office, Front Services, Valet, and Housekeeping, all while ensuring the highest standard of customer service, comfort, and safety.
Horseshoe Tunica can be found online at:
Tunica Roadhouse can be found online at:
About Caesars Mid-South:
Caesars Entertainment’s Mid-South Region comprises the operations of Horseshoe Tunica and Tunica Roadhouse casinos in Robinsonville, Mississippi; located 20 minutes south of Memphis, Tennessee. These two unique Caesars Entertainment gaming and entertainment operations all focus on providing excellent customer service paired with best-in-class entertainment experiences.
Caesars Mid-South employs approximately 3,000 individuals mostly from Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas and has operated in the Memphis area for over 20 years. Caesars Mid-South and Caesars employee volunteers, referred to as HEROs, recognize the importance of giving back to the community. Caesars’ Code of Commitment and CodeGreen efforts demonstrate that Caesars’ operations and employees strive to be responsible stewards of the environment and are committed to environmental sustainability, energy conservation, and reinvesting monetarily and through volunteer efforts in the communities in which Caesars employees live, work, and play. For more information visit www.caesars.com
About Horseshoe Tunica:
Horseshoe Tunica has been the market leader in gaming and entertainment since opening on February 13, 1995. The casino known nation-wide as the place where real gamblers come to gamble has recently been remodeled to include state-of-the-art technology and luxurious furnishings and contains over 1,380 slot and video poker games, the widest variety of table games in the region including an Asian gaming section. The 25-table World Series of Poker themed poker room featuring a WSOP lounge is a poker player’s paradise. Horseshoe Tunica guests enjoy a 14-floor hotel tower with over 500 luxuriously appointed rooms featuring world-class customer service and amenities including: Jack Binion’s Steak which offers contemporary as well as classic fine dining offerings and a wine bar, the all you can imagine Village Square Buffet featuring fare from all over the world and highlighting Southern specialties and desserts, and the area’s only Starbucks. Horseshoe Tunica consistently books headline entertainment to perform at the 1500 seat intimate and stellar Bluesville concert hall. For more information, please visit www.horseshoetunica.com.
About Tunica Roadhouse:
Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel originally opened August 1, 1994 as Sheraton Casino and Hotel. The updated Tunica Roadhouse casino opened December 18, 2009, 20 minutes south of Memphis at Casino Center just off of the historic and official Mississippi Blues Highway, U.S. 61. Tunica Roadhouse is known for serving up exemplary customer service and southern hospitality alongside the best value low-limit games in town. The 92,000 square-foot casino and hotel features 134 spacious and elegant suites each with king size beds and marble and granite whirlpool tubs, 33,000 square feet of gaming space, 800 slots and video poker machines, 36 table games, designated motorcycle parking, and a gift shop. For more information, please visit www.tunica-roadhouse.com.
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