2021 Washington, D.C. Fly-In
Vegas Chamber hosted its largest and most diverse Washington, D.C. Fly-In in its history. Take a peek at some of the great events throughout the week and make sure you join us next year. There was no doubt that LV was in DC! Be sure to click on the photo to see the full image.
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Featured President's Club Members
HighTower Las Vegas
Managing Director, PartnerMike PeQueen, CFA, CFP is Managing Director, Partner of HighTower Las Vegas, one of the most experienced wealth management firms in the western United States. Previously, he served as Senior Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Merrill Lynch. Mike completed his undergraduate degree in Finance at UNLV and his Masters in Finance and Banking at Boston University. In addition, he holds the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner designations.
Nine (IX) Kemppainen
SISU Enlightened Protection
CEONine (IX) Kemppainen is a modern day Samurai. He has served as a military officer, Secret Service Agent, and Staff Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has overseen security and intelligence for the National Park Service (where he was entrusted with the protection of America's most treasured monuments and icons), and most recently built a security program from scratch for Elon Musk's company SpaceX. He has protected "king" and country and high-profile individuals including Musk and Tony Robbins. Complimenting his professional experience, he has studied security at Georgetown, Cambridge, and Harvard.
R & O Construction Inc
VP of Business DevelopmentChet Opheikens has been employed by R&O Construction for 23 years. Chet is VP of Business Development for R&O’s Las Vegas Regional Office. Chet builds and nurtures client relationships that generate qualified construction leads and manages the pre-construction services team. Chet is involved in many local organizations such as NAIOP, ICSC, NPFMA, LVMCC, Nellis AFB Honorary Commander and currently sits as Chairman of the Board of the Henderson Development Association.
David L. Crawford
Green Valley Grocery
PresidentDavid is President of several related family-owned businesses: Green Valley Grocery, Crawford Coin, Inc., and Crawford Oil, Inc. Green Valley Grocery opened in 1978 and is a chain of 75 convenience stores and one wine & spirits store. Crawford Coin, Inc., is a licensed Slot Operator, operating more than 523 gaming machines. Crawford Oil, Inc., is a fuel wholesaler in Nevada, suppling the community with over 80 million gallons of fuel per year. David grew up in the business and joined the management team 24 years ago and worked his way up to his current position.