Meet The Volunteers

  • Executive Committee
    Bill Noonan

    Bill Noonan

    Chairman
    Senior Vice President of Industry & Governmental Affairs
    Boyd Gaming Corporation

    Bill Noonan
    John Guedry

    John Guedry

    Immediate Past Chairman

    CEO
    Bank of Nevada

    John Guedry
    Bill Noonan

    Mike Bolognini

    Chairman-Elect

    Market Vice President
    Cox Communications, Las Vegas

    Mike Bolognini
    Hugh Anderson

    Hugh Anderson

    Vice Chairman – Government Affairs

    Managing Director, Partner
    HighTower Las Vegas

    Hugh Anderson
    Jay Barrett

    Jay Barrett

    Vice Chairman – Finance

    President
    The JABarrett Company

    Jay Barrett
    Bob Brown

    Bob Brown

    President & CEO

    Opportunity Village

    Bob Brown
    Jim Prather

    Jim Prather

    Jim Prather
    Terry Shirey

    Terry Shirey

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Nevada State Bank

    Terry Shirey
    Bruce Spotleson

    Bruce Spotleson

    Vice Chairman – Membership

    Director of Corporate Partnerships
    Vegas PBS

    Bruce Spotleson
    Jay Barrett

    Ryan A. Woodward

    Area Manager/SVP

    JPMorgan Chase

    Ryan A. Woodward
  • Board of Trustees
    Joseph Asher

    Joseph Asher

    CEO

    William Hill US

    Joseph Asher
    Lisa Beckley

    Lisa Beckley

    Partner

    The Beckley Group

    Lisa Beckley
    Kevin Bethel

    Kevin Bethel

    Senior Vice President & CFO

    NV Energy

    Kevin Bethel
    Gina Bongiovi

    Gina Bongiovi

    Managing Partner, Corporate Consigliere

    Bongiovi Law Firm

    Gine Bongiovi
    Michael Bonner

    Michael Bonner

    Shareholder

    Greenberg Traurig

    Michael Bonner
    Richard Bryan

    Richard Bryan

    Partner

    Fennemore Craig

    Richard Bryan
    Tom Burns

    Tom Burns

    President

    Cragin & Pike Insurance

    Tom Burns
    Tyler Corder

    Tyler Corder

    Chief Financial Officer

    Findlay Automotive

    Tyler Corder
    Allan Creel

    Allan Creel Jr.

    President

    Creel Printing

    Allan Creel
    Michael Feder

    Michael Feder

    Member

    Dickinson Wright

    Michael Feder
    Jeff Grace

    Jeff Grace

    CEO

    NetEffect

    Jeff Grace
    Michael Dominguez

    Michael Dominguez

    Vice President of Sales

    MGM Resorts International

    Michael Dominguez
    John Hester

    John Hester

    President & CEO

    Southwest Gas

    John Hester
    Lisa Howfield

    Lisa Howfield

    Vice President & General Manager

    KLAS-TV

    Lisa Howfield
    Len Jessup

    Len Jessup

    President, UNLV

    UNLV

    Len Jessup
    Gregory Lee

    Gregory Lee

    Chairman & CEO

    Eureka Casino Resort

    Gregory Lee
    Rex Liu

    Dr. Rex Liu, D.D.S.

    Owner

    Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

    Rex Liu
    Napoleon McCallum

    Napoleon McCallum

    Director of Community Development

    Las Vegas Sands Corporation

    Napoleon McCallum
    Bill Nelson

    Bill Nelson

    Shareholder

    Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern

    Bill Nelson
    Lori Nelson

    Lori Nelson

    Vice President, Corporate Communications

    Station Casinos, LLC

    Lori Nelson
    Kevin Orrock

    Kevin Orrock

    President – Summerlin

    The Howard Hughes Corporation

    Kevin Orrock
    Kim Parker

    Kimberly Parker

    Vice President of Advertising

    Las Vegas Review-Journal

    Kim Parker
    Karla Perez

    Karla Perez

    Regional Vice President

    Valley Health System

    Karla Perez
    Ellen Schulhofer

    Ellen Schulhofer

    Co-Managing Partner

    Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

    Ellen Schulhofer
    Mike Sexton

    Mike Sexton

    Business Banking Manager

    Wells Fargo Bank

    Mike Sexton
    Larry Singer

    Larry Singer

    Senior Managing Director

    Newmark Knight Frank

    Larry Singer
    Dan Tafoya

    Dan Tafoya

    Vice Chairman

    Latin Chamber of Commerce

    Dan Tafoya
    Vicky VanMeetren

    Vicky Van Meetren

    Special Advisor to the Founding Dean for Community Engagement

    Roseman University of Health Sciences

    Vicky VanMeetren
  • Past Chairmen
    • E. W. Griffith – 1913-14, 1916-18
    • Dr. Roy Martin – 1915, 1923-28
    • Henry Lillis – 1919-22
    • A.W. Ham –  1929
    • S.R. Whitehead – 1930
    • O.W. Yates – 1931
    • James Down, Sr. – 1932
    • A.C. Grant – 1933-34
    • S. J. Lawson – 1934
    • A. S. Henderson – 1935
    • Harvey Luce – 1936
    • O. A. Kimball – 1937
    • Robert Griffith – 1938
    • C. D. Baker – 1939
    • Bob Kaltenborn – 1940
    • Marion Earl – 1941
    • Rev. Charles Sloan – 1942
    • Harve Perry – 1943
    • Maxwell Kelch – 1944-45
    • Bill Moore – 1946
    • Paul McDermott – 1947
    • James Down, Jr. – 1948
    • Spencer Butterfield – 1949
    • Vern Willis – 1950
    • Dick Ronzone – 1951
    • A. C. Grant – 1952
    • Edmund Converse – 1953
    • M. J. Christensen – 1954
    • Howard Cannon – 1955
    • James Young – 1956
    • Hames Henderson – 1956
    • Grant Stewart – 1958
    • Tom Underhill – 1959
    • Dr. R. E. Robinson – 1960
    • Sam A. Boyd – 1961
    • Bob Jones – 1962
    • Ray Curley – 1963
    • Walt Casey – 1964
    • Robb L. Johnson – 1965
    • Frank Scott – 1966
    • Gaylord Prather – 1967
    • W. Bruce Beckley – 1968-1969
    • George Boman – 1970
    • James Cashman, Jr. – 1971-72
    • Herb Stout – 1973-74
    • Zack Taylor – 1975
    • Harley Harmon – 1976
    • Charles Ruthe – 1977
    • Mark Smith – 1978
    • Berlyn Miller – 1979
    • Frank Johnson – 1980
    • Tom Wiesner – 1981
    • Fred Lewis – 1982
    • Bill Heinrich – 1983
    • Phil Arce – 1984
    • Elaina Blake – 1985
    • Dave Vlaming – 1986
    • James Cashman, III – 1987
    • Jeffrey A. Silver – 1988
    • Peter Thomas – 1989
    • Claudine Williams – 1990
    • Bill Martin – 1991
    • Bob Maxey – 1992
    • Denney Weddle – 1993
    • David Smith – 1994
    • Ted Wiens, Jr. – 1995
    • John O’Reilly – 1996
    • Diane Dickerson – 1997
    • E. Edward Crispell – 1998
    • Robert Forbuss – 1999-2000
    • Bill Wells – 2001
    • Jay Kornmeyer – 2002
    • Lou Emmert – 2003
    • Tim Cashman – 2004
    • Hugh Anderson – 2005
    • John Wilcox – 2006
    • Larry Kifer – 2007
    • Fafie Moore – 2008
    • Steve Hill – 2009
    • Kristin McMillan – 2010
    • Michael Bonner – 2011
    • Kevin Orrock – 2012
    • Jay Barrett – 2013
    • Bruce Spotleson – 2014
    • Bob Brown – 2015
    • John Guedry – 2016
  • Business Council Executive Board
    • William Paccione – Business Council President – Dot Xero Online Marketing
    • Gina Bongiovi – President-Elect – Bongiovi Law Group
    • Cynthia Cameron – Vice President – Breakthru Beverage Nevada
    • Tanya Murray – Immediate Past President – ERA Brokers Consolidated
  • Business Council Members
    • Bernard Bermudez
    • Danielle Bisterfeldt
    • Brenda Bogue
    • Annette Bubak
    • Brendan Bussmann
    • Joseph Caldera
    • Cynthia Cameron
    • Kay Collis
    • L. Joe Coppedge
    • Bill Houghton
    • Patrick Hughes
    • Mario Joyner
    • Chad Kaercher
    • Heather Kinder
    • Jerrie Merritt
    • Shaundell Newsome
    • Dale Redden
    • Brian Rice
    • Holly Silvestri
    • Debra Solt
    • Torry Somers
    • Charles Whitby
    • Angel Williams
  • Business Expo Committee Members
    • Danielle Bisterfeldt (Co-Chairman)
    • Shaundell Newsome (Co-Chairman)
    • Gina Bongiovi
    • Annette Bubak
    • Brendan Bussman
    • Kay Collis
    • Michael Flanagan
    • Tanya Murray
    • Dave Padgett
  • Customer Service Excellence Committee Members
    • Dale Redden (Co-Chairman)
    • Brenda Bogue
    • Cynthia Cameron
    • Mario Joyner
    • Patrick Hughes
    • Chad Kaercher
    • Heather Kinder
    • Brian Rice
    • Torry Somers
  • Government Affairs Committee

    The Chamber’s legislative and policy priorities are developed by its Government Affairs Committee. This is a group of Chamber members who analyze issues and make determinations that guide the Chamber’s positioning on matters to promote fiscal responsibility at the state and local government levels, improve our education system, and strengthen the business environment and economy in Southern Nevada. The committee also makes decisions regarding endorsements of candidates and political contributions.

    • Hugh Anderson, Chairman – HighTower Las Vegas
    • Curt Anderson – Fair, Anderson and Langerman
    • Jay Barrett- The JABarrett Company
    • Michael Bolognini – Chairman-Elect of the Board of Trustees – Cox Communications
    • Thomas J. (Tom) Burns- Cragin & Pike, Inc.
    • MaryKaye Cashman- Cashman Equipment Co.
    • Tim Cashman- Las Vegas Harley-Davidson
    • Bob Compan – Farmers Insurance
    • Robert “Bob” Coyle- Republic Services
    • Steven DiMasi- IGT
    • Lisa de Marigny – Showtime Tours
    • Craig S. Galati- LGA, Inc.
    • Debra Gallo – BIZPac Chair – Southwest Gas
    • Valerie Glenn- The Glenn Group
    • John Guedry – Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees – Bank of Nevada
    • Dave Howell -Wells Fargo
    • Karlos LaSane -Caesars Entertainment Corporation
    • John Lopez – Cox Communications
    • Rod Martin – Majestic Realty
    • Todd Mason -Wynn Resorts
    • Erin McMullen – Boyd Gaming Corporation
    • Denice Miller -MGM Resorts International
    • Bill Noonan -Chairman of the Board of Trustees – Boyd Gaming Corporation
    • George F. Ogilvie III, Esq.- McDonald Carano Wilson LLP
    • John O’Reilly- O’Reilly Law Group
    • Randy Robison- CenturyLink
    • Todd Sklamberg- Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
    • Judy Stokey- NV Energy
    • Ted Wiens, Jr.- Ted Wiens Tire & Auto

    For policy committee meetings

  • Leadership Council

    The Leadership Las Vegas Council maintains the recruitment and selection process for incoming classes, as well as oversees individual committees to determine curriculum, day planning and alumni activities.Leadership Las Vegas Council Members

    Chair
    Gordon Absher ’09
    MGM Resorts International

    Selection Chair
    Alan Diskin ’03
    CSN Foundation

    Co-Selection Chair
    Mark Hinueber ’05
    Las Vegas Review-Journal/Stephens Media, LLC

    Curriculum Chair
    Jennifer Mayon ’14
    Clark County School District

    Co-Curriculum Chair
    Brian Rice ’09
    Boys & Girls Clubs

    Alumni Activities Chair
    Nicole Wolf ’11
    Cleveland Clinic
    Tonya Carpenter ’14
    Caesars Entertainment

    Focus Las Vegas Chair
    Sherri McKenzie ’07
    CenturyLink

    PR Chair
    Kate Whiteley ’13
    Kirvin Doak Communications

    Chairs at Large
    Debbie Kent ’05
    Alaina Cowley ’12
    UNLV
    Justin Anderson ’14
    Terra Contracting LLC

    Executive Director
    Cara Clarke
    Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Foundation

  • Leadership Advance Council

    The Leadership Advance Council maintains the recruitment and selection process for incoming classes, as well as oversees individual committees to determine curriculum, day planning and alumni activities.

    Chair
    DeAndre Esteen ’13
    Barclaycard US

    Curriculum Chair
    Priscilla Raudenbush ’12
    NV Energy

    Curriculum Co-Chair
    Shawn Arnold ’14
    NV Energy

    Alumni Chair
    Jarron Gray ’13
    Mountain America Credit Union

    Chairs at Large

    • Greg Blackburn ’14 City of North Las Vegas
    • Cheryl Marshall ’14 Nevada State Bank
    • Ron Spratt ’14 City National Bank
    • Randy Robison ’14 CenturyLink
    • Shaundell Newsome ’09 Sumnu Marketing
    • Sonny Vinuya ’12 Nevada State Bank
    • Cara Clarke Executive Director
  • Ambassadors

    AmbassadorsChamber Ambassadors are a group of experienced Chamber members who help new members acclimate to their new membership and introduce them to the various benefits of a Chamber membership. Ambassadors host the Chamber’s Business After Hours, membership networking opportunities available for all levels of Chamber members. For more information regarding Chamber Ambassadors, contact the Membership department at 702.641.5822.

    Ambassador Committee Members

    • Carole Durdin- Eastridge Workforce Solutions
    • David Allen – Roseman University of Health Sciences
    • Kristi Lutzenberger – Kristi Lutzenberger
    • Jim Olizarowicz – Wealth Management Group
    • Len Barend – The Barend Agency, Inc.
    • Leo Tocci – Meramak Bankcard
    • Mike Carter – Carter Investment Services
    • Nicole Aguilar – Cafe Rio
    • Patric Wilson – Texas Station
    • Patti Stewart – Damsel in Defense
    • Romeo Villafania Jr. – USANA Health Sciences
    • Tanya Busse- Sky High Marketing, Inc.
    • Lori Algieri – Legal Shield
  • Prospectors
    Prospectors

    The Prospectors are comprised of long-standing Metro Chamber member volunteers which include past Chairmen, council members, and committee officers. They serve as hosts for many Chamber events, including the New Member Orientation and the Morning Mingle, bringing with them a strong foundation of volunteerism, as well as Chamber and community knowledge.

    • Michael Sexton – President, Prospector Commitee – Wells Fargo Bank
    • Wm. Allen Kaercher – Past President, Prospector Committee – Kaercher Campbell & Associates
    • Bob Beers – Seale and Beers, CPA’s
    • Bob Linden
    • Bob Werner – Furniture Market
    • Brian Rice- Boys and Girls Clubs
    • Carl Rowe – CLARITY Advisors to Management
    • Denny Weddle – Denny Weddle & Associates
    • Douglas Geinzer – Las Vegas HEALS
    • Fafie Moore – ERA Brokers Consolidated
    • George Ross – The McMullen Strategic Group
    • George Togliatti – Mandalay Bay
    • Gina Bongiovi – Bongiovi Law Firm, LLC
    • Howard Skolnik – Howard Skolnik LLC
    • Jim Marsh – Jim Marsh Automotive
    • John O’Reilly – O’Reilly Law Group LLC
    • Kristin McMillan – Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
    • Larry Singer – Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
    • Mark Olson
    • Sidra Kain – Managed Pay
    • Tanya Murray – ERA Brokers Consolidated
    • Ted Wiens Jr. – Ted Wiens Tire & Auto Centers

    Honorary Prospectors:

    • Dr. Bob Bailey*
    • Sue Brandt
    • Jenny DesVaux Oakes
    • Lou Emmert
    • Lou Gamage
    • Jeanne Hood*
    • James Kropid
    • Dennis Morgan
    • Bob O’Connell*
    • Dawn Oaks
    • Barry Perea
    • Joseph A. Ryan
    • Bruce Spotleson

    *deceased