Luan Pham is Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer with Byrna Technologies, Inc. BYRNA manufactures a platform of less-lethal pistols and rifles that provide civilians, law enforcement officers, and security professionals with a safe, reliable, and effective alternative to traditional firearms allowing our customers to protect and defend themselves, their families, and their community without the need to resort to deadly force.
Stefan 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.
Melissa Kaiser has more than 30 years of career experience at significant organizations in the non-profit sector. With expertise in fundraising, partnership building, and strategic planning, Kaiser has raised over $100 million in capital funds for the organizations she has served in executive leadership positions. She serves on the boards of the Nevada International Women’s Forum and the Association of Children’s Museums in Washington, D.C., and as an officer of the board of RAIR Philly, an environment, art, and industry non-profit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Under her leadership, DISCOVERY secured a $250,000 IMLS grant for the ‘Desert to The Stars’ project, part of a $25M campaign to help the Museum accomplish three key goals: replace and update exhibitions and facilities, increase the endowment and operating reserves, and expand educational programming. Melissa is a well-entrenched civic leader in Las Vegas, Nevada, and a Summerlin Las Vegas Rotary Club member.
Ellen Schulhofer serves as corporate counsel to public and private companies in Nevada. Handling a broad range of transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures and secured and unsecured financings, as well as advising on matters of corporate governance, she is one of Nevada’s top corporate attorneys. A significant portion of Ellen’s corporate work is on behalf of the highly-regulated gaming industry. As managing partner of Brownstein’s Las Vegas office, Ellen brings leadership and strategic counseling know-how to her daily practice. She plays a pivotal role in shaping the Las Vegas community, serving as a valued board member for several high-profile nonprofit and civic organizations including the Vegas Chamber.