Super Bowl 58 Radio Row: Tony Gladney

Join us on Radio Row as Sports Philanthropy Network President Roy Kessel and Vice President Kayla Bradham sit down Tony Gladney, former football player and Vice President of DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) for MGM Resorts International to discuss the success of their business and growth rooting from DEI.

Tony Gladney

Gladney elaborates on how crucial inclusion is in bringing DEI together. Inclusion is the bow on Diversity and Equity. Sharing that MGM began its DEI initiative in 2001, a time when people “warned” their company about getting into that part of an organization.

Tony Gladney is a global business leader at MGM Resorts International, renowned for his expertise in driving strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, business development, and corporate communications. With over 100 strategic alliances under his belt since the 1990s, he has significantly enhanced shareholder value and revenue for the company while expanding its global footprint. Tony is a sought-after speaker on topics such as business development, DEI, and strategic growth, inspiring audiences worldwide. His leadership has earned his team numerous accolades, including top rankings in DiversityInc. and the first 100% HRC CEI index score in the gaming industry. Personally, he has received multiple awards recognizing his influence and contributions to various communities and industries, solidifying his status as a thought leader and achiever of tangible business results.


MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts

With its DEI efforts, MGM also has partnered with companies of environmental sustainability and human trafficking.

At MGM Resorts, they understand the significance of honoring diversity. Striving to embrace and utilize those distinctions to create exceptional experiences and foster closer connections with their employees, guests, suppliers, and community partners. They are dedicated to advocating for equality and aspire to promote greater unity in our global community through principled actions.


Key Points:

1:28 inclusion 

3:06 DEI in MGM 

6:11 being apart of the community chair committee 

10:32 DEI in customer experience and employees

Bry Warner

Bry Warner

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