The Vegas Chamber is excited to relaunch its partnership with Octopon, a smart deals platform. The Chamber continually seeks ways to help members end the year on a positive note by providing resources such as Octopon.
The Howard Hughes Corporation, a publically held company, owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate. These assets include master planned communities in Maryland, Texas and Nevada; operating properties; and development opportunities in18 states. Kevin T. Orrock oversees all aspects of implementation of the Summerlin community, from planning and design to sales and marketing. Orrock began his career with Howard Hughes in 1974. He holds a BS in business administration from Wittenberg University and an MBA from UNLV.
Lisa Howfield is the Vice-President and General Manager of KLAS-TV 8. She joined the CBS affiliate in August 2015 and has 23+ years of local television broadcast experience. Howfield serves on the board of Nevada Broadcasters Association, Core Academy and the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Broadcasting & Cable awarded Howfield “2008 General Manager of the Year” and she co-authored college textbook “Managing Electronic Media.” Lisa moved to Las Vegas at 6 months. She graduated from Bonanza High School and earned her B.A. degree in Business Communications from Pepperdine University.
Bree Rothman’s began her career in Interior Design when she took her first course in high school. Since then, she has designed events in Seattle, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. She has spent nearly 20 years working for 4 and 5-star, design-oriented properties, including gorgeous hotels. Ms. Rothman currently designs furniture for famous properties on the Las Vegas Strip. A graduate of the Interior Design Institute in San Francisco, and a member of the Design Society of America and Certified Interior Decorators International, she specializes in luxury Residential Interior Design and commercial projects.
A serial entrepreneur with over a decade working in the tech industry, Ray Edwards is an American inventor, designer and the chairman of pūrtec inc. headquartered in Tivoli Village. He envisions a world where technology could mimic mother nature to activate healthier indoor environments. pūrnetIQ is the world’s first cybernetic purification technology. Prior to pūrtec, he served on the founding team of Derek Jeter’s The Players Tribune athlete-owned media platform where he was responsible for strategic finance, M&A strategy and business development. His passion is building pathways for other entrepreneurs with culture-impacting ideas.