President’s Club Members

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Becky Stonebarger

Becky Stonebarger

The Beacon Center – Las Vegas

Owner & Founder

Becky Stonebarger is the Owner and Founder of The Beacon Center – Las Vegas, a Meeting and Life Event venue. Originally from the St. Louis area, she has made Las Vegas home. She is a retired Business Strategist and has operated several successful businesses prior to The Beacon Center. Her 30+ years of entrepreneurship and a dedication to excellent customer service has made her successful. She graduated from the College of Southern Nevada with a focus in Casino Management, is active with several non-profits and has a passion to help other small business owners succeed.

Doug Beckley

Doug Beckley

The Beckley Group

Founder

Doug Beckley is a management consultant, business advisor and CEO coach. A native Las Vegan, Doug founded The Beckley Group in 2000. The Beckley Group has created success and boosted profitability for numerous well-known Southern Nevada organizations from a variety of industries. Doug has been the owner of several prosperous businesses including the most successful multi-center UPS Store franchise in Nevada, and the famous Pioneer Club casino. Active in the community, Doug served as Chair of the Nevada Community Foundation and President of the Las Vegas Executives Association.

Amy-Marie Merrell

Amy-Marie Merrell

The Cupcake Girls

Executive Director

Amy-Marie Merrell (she/her/hers) is the Executive Director of The Cupcake Girls.  Merrell brings with her over 14 years’ experience with domestic violence survivors, as well as in the prevention and aftercare of domestic sex trafficking. She truly believes linking arms with others as they work to achieve their goals in their timing is the most beautiful form of advocacy she’s ever found and considers her role with The Cupcake Girls her life’s work.  When not in the office, you can find her exploring the outdoors with her family.

Kevin Orrock

Kevin Orrock

The Howard Hughes Corporation

President Summerlin

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.

Greg Korte

Greg Korte

The Korte Company

President

With more than 32 years of experience in the construction industry, Greg Korte is President of The Korte Company’s Las Vegas Division. Greg is Board Chair of United Way of Southern Nevada, a member of the NAIOP Government Affairs Committee, Las Vegas Chapter of World Presidents’ Organization and the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. He has illustrated his commitment and dedication to the industry as well as to the community. Greg attributes his work ethic, motivation, and to “always do the right thing,” to his father – who founded the company 58 years ago.

Derek Parent

Derek Parent

The Parent Team at Movement Mortgage

Branch Manager

Derek Parent is the Branch Manager of Movement Mortgage. Although he has made his name in the business, he is also very much involved with the Las Vegas community.  If you don’t see Derek at the office or at a sporting game, you can catch him at his gym Movement Fitness.  Parent is a strong believer that learning never stops, that personal development and leadership are important and that everyone should invest in anything that makes them the best version of themselves. He’s excited to be part of the Las Vegas Chamber.

John Cannito

John Cannito

The PENTA Building Group

Chief Operating Officer

With the firm since 2004, John Cannito is the Chief Operating Officer for The PENTA Building Group. He has worked in the commercial construction industry for over 24 years; 19 of those specific to Las Vegas. Boards he currently serves on include Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), Opportunity Village Arc Board, and Junior Achievement. John is married to Lisa Cannito. They have four children together, Anna, Grace, Maddie, and Sarah.

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Ashlee Hott

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Rick Myers

Rick Myers

Thomas & Mack Development Group

President

Rick Myers is President of Thomas & Mack Development Group, a commercial development company with projects throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Thomas & Mack performs third party real estate services, and is currently managing the development of the Metro Police Department’s new headquarters campus. Mr. Myers is a past president of the Southern Nevada Chapter of NAIOP and longtime member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Thomas & Mack, Rick worked for The Howard Hughes Corporation and Marnell Properties. He graduated from the University of Southern California.

Mike Wethington

Mike Wethington

Town Square Las Vegas

General Manager

Mike Wethington manages all daily operating functions for the center, which opened in November of 2007. He works closely with development, construction, marketing, leasing and individual retailers. Wethington has more than 27 years of retail management experience, including general manager positions at Galleria at Sunset in Henderson and Victoria Gardens in Southern California. He is a Certified Shopping Center Manager and holds a degree in finance and real estate from New Mexico State University.

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Brian Baudreau

Trump International Hotel Las Vegas

Ersen Engin

Ersen Engin

Turkish Airlines

General Manager

Ersen Engin grew up on Turkey’s west coast in the town of Canakkale. As a boy he dreamt of being involved in the aviation industry as a pilot, but ultimately ended up in the industry’s, management side. Ersen began his career with Turkish Airlines 22 years working his way up from a part-time position while attending Marmara University. He moved with his family in 2015 to Los Angeles to become the General Manager of the Los Angeles office. Prior to this Engin was General Manager in Manchester, England.

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