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REQ and Vegas Chamber: Thought Leadership Roundtable Series

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

EDUCATION IN SOUTHERN NEVADA | November 2nd, 2022 at 4pm PST

Past Events

The State of Healthcare in Southern Nevada | JULY 7, 2022

Moderator: Justin Cohen, EVP at REQ


Steven Peralta, JD, Foundation President, Nevada Donors Network, Inc.
Whitney Koch Owens, PsyD, Owner, The Evidence Based Practice of Nevada
Dr. Marc Kahn, Dean of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine
Dr. Kerry Palakanis, DNP, APRN, Community Health AVP at Intermountain




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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