Kara Kelley is a proven CEO with expertise in business and political strategy as well as marketing, media relations and organizational leadership skills. As the former CEO of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Kelley led the organization to become Nevada’s most influential business association. Kelley has built a reputation as a tireless advocate for business and free enterprise and was one of only 120 business leaders to be invited by President Barack Obama to participate in his 2009 Jobs Summit. As president of The Kelley Co., Kelley advises companies on branding, business strategy and organizational development.
Kerri Vaughan is the Managing Director of the AAA Scholarship Foundation (AAA). Through AAA, a company can transform their tax liability into educational scholarships by participating in the Nevada Educational Choice Scholarship Program. This program allows a company to redirect a portion of their modified business (employee) tax liability to provide K-12 scholarships for low-income children. There is no cost to the corporation – companies participating in these programs receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for their tax redirection. Put your tax dollars to work today!
Scott Arkills serves as President/CEO of Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this capacity, Arkills leads a $1.15 Billion Asset, 57,000-member credit union. SSSCU places a premium on excellent member service and Prioritizing People Over Profit and has been recognized as the Gold Award winner (Best Credit Union in Las Vegas) for 4 consecutive years (2018-2021). He serves as Board Chairman/President for the Education Credit Union Council (ECUC), Board Director for American Share Insurance, and as a Board Director for the Nevada Credit Union League, Nevada Succeeds, and the Andson Foundation.
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.