Board of Directors

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada greatly values the contribution of its board members.

Colleen Birch

Chairwoman of the Board

Vice President, Revenue Optimization
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Mark Connot

Mark Connot

Co-Vice Chairman of the Board

Partner
Fox Rothschild, LLP

Adam Thurgood

Co-Vice Chairman of the Board

Managing Director, Partner
High Tower Las Vegas

Stacy Watkins

Immediate Past Chairwoman of the Board

SVP, Senior Regional Manager
Nevada State Bank

Bill Kurr

Treasurer

Director of Operations TaxiAds Las Vegas

Ryan Hammer

Ryan Hammer

Secretary

Senior Vice President & GM
Caesars Entertainment

Sandi Milton

Sandi Milton

Chairwoman of Funding

SVP of Marketing Communications & Events
Nevada State Bank

Tami Miramontes

Chairwoman of Finance & Risk

Partner
Eide Bailly, LLP

Nate Lloyd

Nate Lloyd

Chairman of Marketing

Senior Vice President & Legal Counsel
MGM Resorts International

Michelle Ansani

Chairwoman of Education

Melissa R. Fernandez

Chairwoman of Governance

Manager, Corporate Reporting
NV Energy

Michael Crome

Board Member

Vice President of Finance
Pinnacle Entertainment

Ali Moosa

Ali Moosa

Board Member

SVP Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of Nevada

Garrett Toft

Garrett Toft

Board Member

First Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

Mike Pizzi

Board Member

Vice President
U.S. Bank

Vandana Bhalla

Board Member

Corporate Broker / REALTOR / Property Manager
Signature Real Estate Group

Tivona Betz

Board Member

Director, Tourism Medical Emergency Services
HCA (Hospital Corporation of America)/Sunrise Health

John Cannito

Board Member

Chief Operating Officer
The Penta Building Group

Paul Katauskas

Paul Katauskas

Board Member

CFO & Treasurer
Toyota Financial Savings Bank

Dulcinea Rongavilla

Board Member

Benefits Account Executive
Cragin & Pike

Gentry Richardson

Gentry Richardson

Board Member

Las Vegas Sales Manager
Les Olson Company

Anna Cavalieri

Board Member

Vice President
Business Banking Manager
Wells Fargo Bank

Roy Dixon

Roy Dixon

Board Member

District Manager
Starbuck’s US Retail/Las Vegas Stores

Taber Thill

Taber Thill

Board Member

Senior Vice President
Colliers International

Barbara Harter

Board Member

Vice President, District Manager, Community Banking
Wells Fargo

Gavin Takeshita

Board Member

Director
BDO USA LLP

Char Jordan

Board Member

Field Sales Leader
Allstate Insurance Company