REQ and Vegas Chamber: Thought Leadership Roundtable Series

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A collaboration of the Vegas Chamber, REQ, and Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Vegas Thought Leadership Roundtable is a hybrid format, quarterly event, designed to bring together some of the brightest minds in Las Vegas to discuss topics that matter to us all.

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Upcoming Events

The State of Healthcare in Southern Nevada | JULY 7 at 4pm pst, 2022

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Past Events

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Southern Nevada | April 21, 2022

Moderator: Dr. DeRionne Pollard, President of Nevada State College. 


  • Tony Gladney, VP Nat’l Diversity Relations, MGM Resorts International
  • Spencer Haywood, Dean’s Advisory Council Roseman University, NBA Hall of Famer
  • Rosana Romero, Digital News Anchor, 7@7 Espanol
  • Betsey Fretwell, VP, Switch


Hiring & Retention: Lessons For a Post-Pandemic World | January 26, 2022

Sponsored by: Nevada State Bank

Moderator: Ryan Woodward, CFO, National Technical Institute


  • Steven Flak, Director of HR, Clark County School District
  • Jaime Cruz, Executive Director, Workforce Connections
  • Jim Sturgeon, Vice President of HR, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Jaime Stratton, Head of Human Resources, Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Real Estate: Have We Moved Up a League? | October 14th, 2021.

Moderator: Jeremy Aguero led a thoughtful discussion from our panel of prominent market leaders and experts to discuss both the private and commercial real estate landscape in Vegas. Listen here.


  • Audra Hamernik, President & CEO, Nevada Hand
  • Brian Plaster, VP Signature Homes
  • Brian Walsh, SVP Residential – Summerlin, Howard Hughes
  • Kristen Routh-Silberman, Partner, The Corcoran Group
  • Timothy Erickson, VP of Sales & Leasing, Sun Commercial Real Estate
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