State of the Chamber & Installation Luncheon – Dec. 11, 2019
Nearly 600 of Nevada's leaders, policy makers, community stakeholders and business leaders gathered at the Palms Casino Resort to induct the Vegas Chamber 2020 Board of Trustees and hear from 2020 Chairman of the Board, Tom Burns, president of Cragin & Pike.
- October 26, 2023
Featured President's Club Members
Director of Environmental AffairsEdward J. Domanico is Director of Environmental Affairs for AET Environmental, a leading and highly credentialed provider of environmental and industrial services, hazardous waste handling and remediation in Nevada. Responsible for strategic marketing policies, as well as expanding the company’s operating capability throughout the state and region, he brings more than 27 years of environmental experience to this role as an industry leader. AET provides environmental services to many of the Strip Properties. AET provides service to several Medical and Industrial facilities, as well as the Nevada Test Site.
JP’s Junk Removal
FounderJohn LaBarge was born in Holland, Michigan. He served in the United States Army and Army National Guard from 1995 to 2005, both domestically and overseas. After completing his military service, he worked with a local Michigan sheriff’s department for two years. In 2010, John founded JP’s Junk Removal in Portland, Oregon. He made the company successful in Portland, then relocated to Las Vegas. John is also a proud dog owner and loves his service dog, Reaper. The two are often seen together, and John has spoken publicly about the important role Reaper plays in his life
Owner/CEORob Scalise is the CEO of Villiv. He has an Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis, specializing in Organizational Behavior Management and Behavior Systems Analysis and is currently finishing his MBA in Human Resources and Marketing at UNLV. He has helped small firms to large publicly traded companies reach their goals. As a licensed behavior analyst, he provides therapy to kids and families around the valley. Scalise’s passion is making positive changes and spreading goodwill through his work. He enjoys hiking with his wife and dogs and working with the people that make Vegas the fantastic city it is.
Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet
ChairmanDoug Kays is a retired attorney and is the remaining active founding Director of Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet. He serves as its Chairman, Corporate Secretary and spokesperson. Founded over 35 years ago, Fantastic is an entrepreneurial marketplace that has over 225 small businesses occupying 525 storefronts. Averaging 9,000 shoppers every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Fantastic has hosted the establishment of over 7,500 small businesses and 17,500,000 shoppers since it opened in 1988. Fantastic is owned by three families and is proud to have a representative on its Board from each family and from each of the three generations involved in the operation of the business. This breadth of age and experience creates a strong base from which to innovate and grow Fantastic as "Las Vegas' #1 location to start and support small business".