Caesars Entertainment, Inc has promoted Kelly Gleeson Smith to Vice President of Sales, Meetings and Events. In this new role, Gleeson Smith leads the global sales strategy for meetings and events for the enterprise and oversees a team of more than 120 sales executives.
“Kelly’s career with Caesars Entertainment has been exceptional, and we could not have chosen a better candidate for this position,” said Michael Massari, chief sales officer at Caesars Entertainment. “I am certain that our business will continue to flourish under her leadership.”
With more than 20 years of sales experience, Gleeson Smith joined Caesars Entertainment in 2017. In her previous role at the company, she led East Coast sales efforts and swiftly built an incredible team that consistently performed. Her thoughtful and intentional approach to leadership garnered a fierce sense of loyalty among her team members. Additionally, Gleeson Smith is actively involved with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and was recently named to the Industry Partner Alliance board. Her impressive track record with Caesars Entertainment proves her extensive background in sales and the hospitality industry.
“My previous years with Caesars Entertainment have been incredibly rewarding, and I am honored to represent the company in this new capacity as vice president,” said Gleeson Smith. “I look forward to all the challenges and triumphs this new position will afford me while continuing to lead the team to success.”
A proud graduate of Florida State University, Gleeson Smith continues to call the Sunshine State home. Outside of her involvement in the meetings and events industry, Gleeson Smith works as a mentor to young high school and college-aged girls, guiding their career aspirations and academic planning to maximize their college experiences.
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