Cass Palmer

Cass Palmer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Way of Southern Nevada. Mr. Palmer oversees staff and administers United Way’s activities designed to advocate its community-based agenda of advancing the common good by focusing on education, income and health Mr. Palmer brings more than 23 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry, government and political arenas, non-profit organizations and union environments to his new role. Before joining United Way, Mr. Palmer was the Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource officer at Tropicana Entertainment Inc. During his tenure, he played an integral part in restructuring Tropicana Entertainment, which was the first major company in the gaming industry to successfully complete Chapter 11 reorganization. Mr. Palmer has also worked as the Corporate Vice President of Human Resources for Olympia Gaming LLC/ Southern Highlands Development Corporation, the Corporate Vice President of Human Resources for Boyd Gaming Corporation and the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Bally’s/Park Place Entertainment.