2019 Washington, D.C. Fly-in Nevada State Dinner Gala
The Las Vegas Chamber’s annual Washington D.C. trip was comprised of meetings with Congressional members and policy groups, plus exclusive receptions to further build relationships with Congressional leadership and to strengthen existing connections.
Find out how the Vegas Chamber supports your business and our community every day through powerful advocacy, relevant resources, and strategic partnerships.
Featured President's Club Members
Global Paint for Charity
Founder & CEORony Delgarde is the founder & CEO of Global Paint for Charity (GPC) - the world’s first sustainable paint waste management organization and largest exporter of recycled paint. The environmental aspects of his work are significant. His efforts bring hope, colors, and happiness to millions in 45 countries, with goals to serve 55 countries worldwide and 45 cities in the USA by 2025. Delgarde has been recognized for his humanitarian work including the recipient of the 2017 Energy Globe Award, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber E3 Award.
Resorts World Las Vegas
Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Community EngagementLori Calderon is the Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Community Engagement at Resorts World Las Vegas, where she oversees the property’s recruitment efforts. Additionally, Lori works to identify and facilitate relationships with community partners in support of the resort’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), volunteerism and philanthropic efforts. Lori has more than 27 years of valuable recruitment expertise in Las Vegas, having previously managed employment procedures for MGM Resorts International, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and more.
Chief Executive OfficerMr. Bodager joined Desert Radiology in 2016 bringing over 20 years of senior level management experience from his roles as chief executive and chief financial officer for large medical practices, as well as from his involvement on several for-profit and not-for-profit boards. As Chief Executive Officer Mr. Bodager provides hands-on management of daily operations as well as oversees the company’s strategic development and long-term institutional goals. Mr. Bodager works closely with the senior management team and directs internal functions for the achievement of corporate objectives.
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.