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John Tippins

John Tippins

Northcap

Founder & CEO

John Tippins is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Northcap. He began his real estate career in 2000 as a commercial agent for Insight Holdings. Following a brief period as President of Mark L. Fine and Associates, Tippins branched out and started his own company, Northcap, in 2006. Tippins serves on several boards and councils in addition to being a member of the UNLV President’s Inner Circle, the UNLV Advisory Board, and the Mayors Fund. He graduated from UNLV with a B.A. in Marketing and is an adjunct professor at UNLV. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Leadership Las Vegas program through the Vegas Chamber.

Vikas Khorana

Vikas Khorana

Ntooitive Digital

President, CTO, & Co-founder

As president, CTO and co-founder, Vikas Khorana oversees all Ntooitive Digital technology implementations, including onboarding, integration, and development. Vikas architects proprietary solutions that incorporate AI and ML to deliver cutting-edge business intelligence to clients and partners. Before co-founding Ntooitive, a marketing technology company and two-time Inc. 5000 honoree, he held a variety of senior engineering positions with Stephens Media in Las Vegas. Vikas was recently invited into the Forbes Technology Council to share his key knowledge and experience. He has been featured in industry trade publications such as MarTech Series, MediaPost, Inc., TechTarget, and SUCCESS.

Paul Caudill

Paul Caudill

NV Energy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul Caudill was named president of NV Energy in December 2013. Most recently, Caudill was president of MidAmerican Solar, a division of MidAmerican Renewables LLC. Prior to joining MidAmerican in 2012, Caudill was CEO and president of Phoenix Solar U.S. He also served as vice president, global systems operations for SunPower Corporation. Caudill began his career in the energy industry with Bechtel Power Corporation in 1976. He has extensive experience in commissioning, start-up and outage management at generating facilities throughout the United States.

Lisa de Marigny

Lisa de Marigny

Omni Limousine

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa de Marigny leads a team passionate about luxury and innovation. Omni is known for premier service and pristine chauffeured fleet of black sedans, SUVs, limousines, and mini coaches. The team opened Tango Car, the first app-based on-demand transportation service for passengers traveling in wheelchairs. Lisa’s desire to provide mobility to the paratransit community made Tango a fitting name for this unique startup. She grew up in the transportation business while earning a B.S. Organizational Leadership from Penn State University, she is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Las Vegas.

Ricky Navar

Ricky Navar

Peak Performance Partners

President

Ricky has over 20 years experience in sales and training of entrepreneurs. He started his career in Texas as co-owner of three businesses with his brothers. Later, he partnered with Excel Telecommunications to expand his portfolio and created the largest business team in El Paso. In 2012, he moved to Las Vegas where he joined Wyndham Vacation Resorts. He achieved “Presenter of the Year” five years in a row and trained other sales representatives. He was formerly President of Nevada Business Magazine and now serves as President of Peak Performance Partners.

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Kathy MacDougall

Plasticard Locktech International-PLI

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Bernadette Anthony

Plaza Hotel & Casino

Denette Suddeth

Denette Suddeth

PNC Bank

Regional President

Denette Suddeth is Regional President and Head of Commercial Banking for PNC Bank in Nevada and is responsible for PNC’s market expansion in Nevada driving a culture of teamwork, client advocacy and community engagement. She has over 25 years of banking experience with CIT, Wells Fargo, and U.S. Bank.  Suddeth has extensive non-profit board service as past chairman of United Way of Southern Nevada and Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. She is a current board member of UWSN.  Suddeth earned a BS degree in Managerial Finance at UNLV. She is a certified executive coach and graduate of Leadership Las Vegas.

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Joseph A. Schenk II

Production Resource Group, LLC

Sean Gleason

Sean Gleason

Professional Bull Riders (PBR)

CEO

Since 2015 Sean Gleason has been CEO of Professional Bull Riders (PBR), one of America’s fastest-growing sports, also competing in four additional countries. Previously, he spent 15 years as a senior executive overseeing nearly every aspect of the sport. Prior to joining PBR in 2001, Gleason oversaw the marketing and business development for all sports projects at Sierra Sports. He served as executive or supervising producer of six Grammy-nominated video and record projects and six multi-platinum video projects while with Miramar Productions, Inc. Sean graduated from Western Washington University.

Dave Sarro

Dave Sarro

Promo Direct

President & CEO

Promo Direct was founded in 1991 by President & CEO, Dave Sarro, with the main goal of assisting organizations by improving brand visibility through promotional products and apparel. Dave is responsible for the vision of Promo Direct and the overall execution of company initiatives. The company has always strived to provide a premium shopping experience, accompanied by smart marketing solutions. Promo Direct has won numerous national awards over the years and is considered a leader within the promotional products industry.

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