- October 26, 2023
Featured President's Club Members
Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
PresidentStefan Gastager President, Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas Stefan Gastager visited Las Vegas in 2000 and decided to introduce high-quality Bavarian food, premium beer and coziness – “Gemütlichkeit” – to the country at a location that would appeal to tourists and locals. Partners Klaus Gastager, Franz Krondorfer and Anton Sinzger spent three years making Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas a reality. They have created an authentic replica of the Munich Hofbrauhaus that was originally commissioned in 1589 by King William V.
Valley Health System
Regional Vice PresidentKarla Perez has devoted her entire professional career to improving health care access and patient outcomes throughout Nevada. As the Regional Vice President for Universal Health Services (UHS) overseeing the Nevada market since 2009, she has created an integrated system of care comprised of acute care and specialty hospitals, outpatient services, freestanding emergency and urgent care centers and physician practices to better serve residents and tourists who require medical care. She serves on the board of multiple non-profit organizations, including the Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber.
DirectorAndrea Woods is Director of Community Relations and Finance with GO B.E.S.T. (Big Entertainment Solutions Technology – www.gobestbiz.com). In her role, she is building relations within the community that can benefit from the services offered by the organization, as well as connecting the organization with non-profits in need of assistance. Woods has also assisted in the development and implementation of policies and procedures focused on eliminating corporate theft. She has a strong passion in the area of education for at risk youth. As industries evolve, Andrea looks for opportunities to “be at the table” as a benefactor for self and community. Every day she is working on her dash and paying it forward!
Chief Executive Officer and Executive DirectorBaby’s Bounty is a 15-year-old nonprofit, working to improve health outcomes for families living in poverty with the mission of providing “a good start for every baby”. Las Vegas native, CEO/Executive Director Kelly Maxwell brings business acumen and a deep knowledge of her community to her role. Using her experience in for-profit-sector business development, Maxwell has transformed Baby’s Bounty into a significant community leader. Baby’s Bounty operates a Baby Bundle program, supplying new parents with essential newborn supplies and infant care education as well as Diaper Banks, located in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Northern Nevada which have distributed 3 million diapers and 6 million wipes to over 40,000 families. Maxwell launched a partnership with Nevada’s NSHE institutions – Diapers for Diplomas, to support parenting students and just worked to pass SB428 to remove the sales tax on diapers in addition to many other initiatives to support families across our state and beyond.