Bret Yunker is Chief Financial Officer of Caesars Entertainment. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. since May 2019, before the acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Mr. Yunker is responsible for all of the Company’s financial and treasury functions including financial reporting, bank relationships, conducting internal and industry analysis to support the Company’s goals for growth, investor relations, and M&A activity. In addition, department leadership of strategic business services & IT, tax, procurement, data analytics and design & construction will report into Mr. Yunker.
Mr. Yunker brings more than twenty years of gaming industry investment banking experience to his position, most recently serving as Managing Director at J.P. Morgan in its Real Estate Investment Banking group with primary coverage responsibility for the domestic & international gaming industry. In this role, he worked with clients across several sectors within the gaming industry, including casino operators, gaming equipment and system suppliers, REITs, lottery service providers and online gaming companies.
Mr. Yunker began his banking career in 1998, serving for fourteen years in various investment banking roles including as Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. His work with clients over the last twenty years includes broad geographic coverage including North America, Europe, Asia and other emerging markets.
Mr. Yunker’s proven financial expertise and extensive industry relationships are an invaluable asset to Caesars as we seek to continue to build value for our shareholders.