Tony Gawne

Job Title: Executive Director of IT – Commerce Business Systems
Organization: Chickasaw Nation

Tony Gawne serves as the Executive Director of IT – Commerce Business Systems for the Chickasaw Nation.  The Chickasaw Nation operates gaming facilities across southern Oklahoma including the world’s largest casino, WinStar World Casino and Resort.  He has enjoyed a long-standing career in gaming technology, which began in 1998 at Barona Valley Ranch in Lakeside, CA.  For the past 23 years, he has had the pleasure of working with a number of tribal, corporate, and government run gaming operations across North America.

In his downtime, Mr. Gawne enjoys spending time outdoors playing golf, snowboarding, and diving.  He currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area near his three children, ranging in age from 17 to 28.