Founded by Las Vegas-based public relations professional, Gina Yager, GYC Vegas specializes in strategic public relations, marketing, branding, community relations, special events and more.
Prior to establishing GYC in 2017, Yager spent 15 years with Preferred Public Relations, a local marketing and public relations agency, where she served as the firm’s Vice President. She has more than two decades of marketing and communications experience across multiple industries including lifestyle, hospitality, gaming, entertainment, food & beverage, nonprofit, health care, aviation and technology, working with national, regional and local companies of all sizes - from startups and small businesses to multinational corporations.
Amanda Signorelli is a Co-Owner of the Golden Steer Steakhouse and the CEO for Golden Steer Steak- Company, the e-commerce brand. Prior to the Golden Steer, she was CEO of a Venture Capital backed startup in Chicago called Tech week. Amanda began her career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in the Chicago office focusing on strategy and operations both in the United State and Europe. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013 with dual majors in International Business and Marketing, a Minor in French, and a Concentration in Arabic. She is a Las Vegas native and alumna of The Meadows.
Anand Nandakumar is the CEO and Founder of Halo.Car, the leading provider of remote delivered electric vehicles. Halo.Car’s mission is to rapidly accelerate the global transition to electric vehicles (EVs) without the need of private car ownership. With nearly two decades of engineering leadership experience, Anand founded Halo.Car with a strong desire to get people around faster and more efficiently while reducing carbon emissions and the number of vehicles on the roads. Anand holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Madras and a Master’s in Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield.
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.