Mornings with Mary Beth – May 12, 2021
Vegas Chamber President & CEO, Mary Beth Sewald, hosted an in-person President's Club member event at We Work Town Square. Mary Beth was joined by Chamber Trustee and Government Affairs Committee Chair, Hugh Anderson, to chat with attendees and answer questions about legislative priorities. Special thanks to proud member Cornerstone Merchant for sponsoring Mornings with Mary Beth! Register to attend future events here.
Featured President's Club Members
Golden Steer Steak Company
Co - Owner
OwnerMonica Pappas, Owner of Fingerprinting Express, specializes in startups in underdeveloped industries and thrives being a disruptor in industries she grows. Monica franchised Fingerprinting Express and has four stores throughout the state of Nevada. Monica has dedicated her adult professional and personal life to protect children, seniors, the disabled, aged out foster care kids and homeless youth. Monica founded Community Lifters, a Grassroots Volunteer Group that encourages volunteerism and has thousands of volunteer hours. Monica is also on the Citizen Advisory Board for St Jude’s Ranch For Children.
National Merchants Association
Chief Marketing OfficerSteve Berns, CMO, is a highly strategic, ambitious, and dynamic Marketing leader. Berns comes fully equipped and prepared to accelerate the growth of the NMA brand and market share. For the past 20 years, Berns has supported global organizations in building and leading high-performance marketing teams by blending a unique infusion of strategy, consumer insights, creativity, and analysis. His vast range of prior experience spans industries like FinTech, Entertainment, Healthcare, Telecom/Wireless, Sports, and Technology. Berns spearheads the marketing initiatives as CMO at NMA and leverages his wealth of marketing experience, along with a range of success in strategy development, executive leadership, digital marketing, sales integration and brand management to continue positioning NMA as a leader in the space. An avid supporter of the Arts and Education, Berns holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Marketing and was selected for Executive Education programs at Stanford University and the University of North Carolina.
Intermountain Healthcare – Nevada Medical Group
Region COO and PresidentKarim joined Intermountain Healthcare in 2021 as the President of the Nevada Medical Group and is also Desert Region COO for Ambulatory Care. He has over 15 years of executive leadership in the healthcare industry in both the private and public sectors and for-profit and nonprofit entities. Karim has a track record of leading teams in established regional organizations and operating in a start-up environment and launching multiple new markets from the ground up. Karim’s diverse background and leadership are ideal for charting a market-differentiated growth path for the region.