SLS Las Vegas has promoted Cary Berner to vice president of human resources. Berner, who previously held the role of human resources director for the resort-casino, is a gaming industry veteran. In this new capacity at SLS, he will have oversight of the resort’s human resources operation including employee training and guest experience ensuring the success of internal leadership and team members across the property.

Berner comes to SLS Las Vegas with more than 15 years of experience as a human resources professional, having held roles of increasing responsibility in industries ranging from resort hospitality, air travel and luxury retail. Berner joined the SLS Las Vegas team in March 2018.

“Since joining the team, Cary has been instrumental in the implementation of value-added human resources programs that ensure operational excellence and profitability,” said SLS Las Vegas Senior Vice President and General Manager Paul Hobson.

As a member of the Southern Nevada Society of Human Resources, Berner has been recognized for exceptional achievements in providing human resources services across the United States in Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Southern Nevada. Berner has been the recipient of three esteemed awards including: Department of the Year with Loews Ventana Canyon Resort & Spa, an Inspiration Award from Northwest Airlines, Inc., and a Faculty Award of Excellence with Saks Fifth Avenue.

In his new role, Berner will be instrumental in continuing efforts to align business goals with those of SLS Las Vegas team members and management.