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Daniel Holmes

Daniel Holmes

RubinBrown

Partner and Gaming Services National Practice Leader

Daniel Holmes is a Partner and Gaming Services National Practice Leader for RubinBrown, a full service accounting firm dedicated to serving its clients, team members and surrounding community both inside and outside the workplace. For RubinBrown, Daniel is responsible for overseeing client service teams, the continued expansion of the gaming practice and assisting clients in implementing more efficient regulatory compliance programs, through an in-depth understand of internal controls and financial reporting standards. Daniel graduated with a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management.

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Sharon Christ

S & B Christ Consulting LLC

Nick Groat

Nick Groat

Safe Life Defense

President

Nick Groat is the President of Safe Life Defense, a Las Vegas based company known for award-winning body armor. Safe Life Defense armor offers unparalleled protection and is favored by Police, EMS, Security, and civilians all over the United States. Safe Life Defense has revolutionized the body armor industry effectively using social marketing and eliminating barriers to ownership through easy online ordering. A lifelong entrepreneur, Groat is known for being an action driven businessman, fearlessly taking risks, quickly adopting new technology, and redefining the future of personal protection.

Sam Mirejovsky & Ash Watkins

Sam Mirejovsky & Ash Watkins

Sam & Ash, LLP

Partners

Sam Mirejovsky and Ash Watkins are personal injury veterans who have seen first-hand the difference a great lawyer makes. Together they have built a new kind of law firm from the ground up — one that is centered on getting injured people back on their feet. Accident victims deserve a team that leaves attorney egos at the door and devotes itself to doing What’s Right for you. Sam & Ash will deliver the care and justice you deserve by truly understanding your unique circumstances and getting you the best results possible.

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Emily Stevens

SCE Federal Credit Union

Eric Schmacker

Eric Schmacker

SilverSummit Healthplan

Plan President, CEO

Eric Schmacker is the President & CEO of SilverSummit Healthplan, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation. He joined SilverSummit in 2019 and represents the plan in Business Development and Strategy, Operations, Medical Management, Provider Relations, Member Services, Network Management and Claims. Schmacker, a 21-year US Army veteran and Blackhawk pilot, has over 25 years of leadership experience in healthcare and hospital administration. His passion is guiding SilverSummit in “Transforming the health of the community, one person at a time.”

Nine (IX) Kemppainen

Nine (IX) Kemppainen

SISU Enlightened Protection

CEO

Nine (IX) Kemppainen is a modern day Samurai. He has served as a military officer, Secret Service Agent, and Staff Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has overseen security and intelligence for the National Park Service (where he was entrusted with the protection of America’s most treasured monuments and icons), and most recently built a security program from scratch for Elon Musk’s company SpaceX. He has protected “king” and country and high-profile individuals including Musk and Tony Robbins. Complimenting his professional experience, he has studied security at Georgetown, Cambridge, and Harvard.

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

SkyOak Capital Inc.

Founder & CEO

Jennifer Davis is the Founder & CEO of SkyOak Capital Inc, a Registered Investment Advisor, and a Portfolio Manager to two Las Vegas based hedge funds. Jennifer was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and started her career as a wealth advisor in Silicon Valley in 1990.

Jennifer is married to Derek Davis, her best friend and business partner.  She has two boys, Jake and Max whom they adopted from Russia in 2003 at age 11 and 6.  Jennifer loves dogs, golf, travel, & hiking.

Mark Haley

Mark Haley

Smart City Networks

President

As the president of Smart City Networks, Mark Haley oversees the sales and operations teams and all strategic corporate initiatives. With over 30 years of experience in the convention industry, Mark has worked with many of the largest convention centers, stadiums, and arenas in North America. Mark has a unique perspective having worked as a facility manager and exclusive facility partner in a variety of roles. This perspective has led to speaking opportunities in the United States and abroad. He is a member of IAVM, AIPC, and IAEE.

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