21015_LandrysGeorgeW_300Tilman J. Fertitta, president, chairman and sole owner of Landry's, Inc., surprised more than 1,300 executives, general managers and vendors by introducing President George W. Bush to address the crowd at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. The group gathered for the 10(th) Annual Landry's, Inc. Leadership Conference on Tuesday, February 3.

At the conference, Fertitta introduced President Bush to an enthused crowd before sitting down for a moderated Q&A session. Fertitta questioned President Bush on leadership, dealing with crisis, and his views on the economy.

This is not the first time that a President has addressed the crowd at Landry's, Inc. Annual Leadership Conference. Since it began in 2004, Fertitta has hosted President Bill Clinton, President George H.W. Bush, Vicente Fox, among others as keynote speakers.