2021 Virtual Legislative Day
The Vegas Chamber hosted its Biennial Legislative Day on April 6, 2021. Due to the State Legislative Building being closed as a COVID-19 measure, this event was held virtually. Each legislative session we host Vegas Chamber members for a full day of advocacy meetings with Nevada's constitutional officers, legislative leadership and legislators during Zoom meetings.
Featured President's Club Members
MBAShelley is an EOS Worldwide Franchisee, Certified EOS Implementer, and EOS Implementer Coach. EOS is the Entrepreneurial Operating System™, based on the book Traction, by Gino Wickman. She works with entrepreneurial leadership teams as their EOS trainer, facilitator, and coach, helping them get what they want from their business. Shelley was trained by EOS Worldwide in 2019, and has been helping EOS Teams "Get a Grip on their Business." Shelley previously led ad sales for Cox Communications in Nevada and California. Shelley incorporates speaking as a member of the Vistage Speaker's Bureau, sharing EOS with CEO's and their leadership teams.
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.
The PENTA Building Group
Chief Operating OfficerWith the firm since 2004, John Cannito is the Chief Operating Officer for The PENTA Building Group. He has worked in the commercial construction industry for over 24 years; 19 of those specific to Las Vegas. Boards he currently serves on include Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), Opportunity Village Arc Board, and Junior Achievement. John is married to Lisa Cannito. They have four children together, Anna, Grace, Maddie, and Sarah.
WestPac Wealth Partners
Certified Financial PlannerDonald Pearson is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ for WestPac Wealth Partners, the largest privately held wealth management firm in Las Vegas. A native of Las Vegas, Pearson attended Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School and accepted a scholarship to play football at the United States Naval Academy. He served as a Financial Manager for the United States Marine Corps in charge of the budget for Central and South America. Pearson sits on the board of Las Vegas HEALS, Southern Nevada Veterans Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas Naval Academy Alumni Association, and is the Head Coach for the Junior Varsity Football team at Faith Lutheran.