R. Scott Barber, Regional President of Caesars Entertainment, has been elected President of the 2016 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Festival Association. Barber is a longtime board member of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Festival Association.
“The AutoZone Liberty Bowl and all of its year-round events make Memphis a special and unique travel destination,” said Barber. “I’m proud to serve as President this year, as we continue to showcase the Bowl’s rich history, St. Jude and the entire Mid-South community throughout the year.”
“Scott has been a strong supporter and advocate of the Bowl and all our activities for many years. We’re excited about the energy, enthusiasm and dedication Scott brings to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl,” said Steve Ehrhart, Executive Director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
In addition to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Barber is also involved with several other local community organizations including: American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and United Way. He currently serves on the boards of the Tunica Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the United Way Mid-South.
Barber holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Business / Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also holds an Associate of Arts degree in Hotel Administration from Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, New York.
Barber and his wife, Teri, live in Germantown. They have two children, Ryan and Avery.
In addition to Barber, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Festival Association also elected these officers for 2016:
Pat Caldwell - Chairperson
Leigh Shockey - Vice President
Bill Kinkade - Secretary
Bill Giles - Treasurer
The 58th AutoZone Liberty Bowl will be played Friday, December 30 at 11 a.m. (CST). For ticket information, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at (901) 795-7700.
22nd Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl Golf Classic
Make plans now for the 22nd Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl Golf Classic, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tournament activities will begin Sunday, June 19 with a dinner honoring Ole Miss legend and college football Hall of Famer Archie Manning at the Hilton Memphis Hotel at 5:30 p.m.
The Golf Classic will be played Monday, June 20 at Ridgeway Country Club. There will be two shotgun starts, with foursomes teeing off at 7:15 a.m. and 1 p.m.
For additional information, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at (901) 795-7700.