Melvin Landry
MBA, University of New Orleans
MS, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Melvin Landry is the director of strategic sourcing at Caesars Entertainment Corporation, leading the Enterprise Procurement group in the assigned areas of marketing.

Previously, Landry worked as a brand manager for the marinated beef and pork segment with Swift And Company in Northern Colorado and in marketing procurement with ConAgra Foods in Omaha, Nebraska. His research has also been published in the Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development.

Prior to earning his graduate degrees, Landry was involved in track and field athletics as an undergraduate. In 1999, he won the Southwestern Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship in the 800 meter. He also enjoys traveling, running, the annual Mardi Gras festivities, and cooking spicy Creole southern-style dishes.