State of the Chamber & Board Installation Luncheon
Thanks to the nearly 600 attendees, our first in-person State of the Chamber/Board Installation Luncheon in two years was a great success! Congratulations to 2022 Chair Michael Feder with Dickinson Wright, and all the 2022 Board of Trustees who were sworn in by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on this special day.
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Featured President's Club Members
Town Square Las Vegas
General ManagerMike Wethington manages all daily operating functions for the center, which opened in November of 2007. He works closely with development, construction, marketing, leasing and individual retailers. Wethington has more than 27 years of retail management experience, including general manager positions at Galleria at Sunset in Henderson and Victoria Gardens in Southern California. He is a Certified Shopping Center Manager and holds a degree in finance and real estate from New Mexico State University.
Findlay Automotive Group
CFOTyler Corder joined GMAC in 1980 and was named Branch Manager in Las Vegas in 1992. In 1994 he joined Findlay Automotive Group and serves as the CFO of the organization which consists of 37 dealerships in six states. Corder is active in many charitable causes. He is past Board President for Safe Nest, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the American Red Cross. He has served as chairman for the Heart Walk, the Lung Force Walk and the Light the Night Walk. Currently, he serves on the board of the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow and the Vegas Chamber.
Ted Wiens Tire & Auto Centers
PresidentTed Wiens Tire & Auto Center was established in Las Vegas in 1948. President Ted Wiens Jr. is a past chairman of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, serves on the Government Affairs Committee and is a Prospector. He is also affiliated with the Boulder Dam Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Community Action Against Rape and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada. Additionally, Wiens is involved with the Tire Industry Association of North America.
Valley Bank of Nevada
President and CEOJames York and Jay Blood are the co-founders of Valley Bank of Nevada. James is the President and CEO of the bank and Jay is the EVP and Chief Credit Officer. Both executives are graduates of UNLV and, as such, are passionate about serving the local community. During the Covid crisis, James and Jay led Valley Bank of Nevada through providing Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans to over 300 businesses in the community, saving an estimated 4,000 local jobs. The bank has recently opened a loan production office (LPO) in Summerlin, making it the third location valley-wide.