Ernie Daniels is the new HR Manager for Tapestry, which is opening a Fulfillment Center in North Las Vegas. For the first time in 30 years, Tapestry, the parent company of Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman will have a West Coast presence! Opening in the Spring of 2023, Ernie will play a key role in the success of this launch, including recruitment, DE&I, and building community relationships. Ernie is a US Air Force Veteran where he received a masters in HR Management to expand his career. As a longtime Vegas resident, he enjoys life around the city, the Raiders, and volunteering with local communities.
Mazi Rabiee is the Manager of Business Development at JSX, a semi-private hop-on jet service headquartered in Dallas, TX. His role focuses on building strategic partnerships and relationships with JSX’s current and future customers, ensuring the air carrier’s simplified style of flying becomes better known and more attainable throughout important communities it serves, including Las Vegas - a strategic focus market for the carrier. Mazi recently took his education to the next step by obtaining an MBA from Southern Methodist University. When not traveling on one of JSX’s spacious jets, he enjoys playing sports and spending quality time with family.
Jaime Cruz serves as Executive Director of Workforce Connections, Southern Nevada’s Local Workforce Development Board. Under his leadership, Workforce Connections has been recognized nationally for innovative partnerships and programs that help connect employers to a ready workforce. Cruz understands the barriers many face trying to improve their careers. As a young man, he worked as a dishwasher after immigrating from Peru despite his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Cruz worked his way back to the engineering field, holding executive roles in the hospitality industry before transitioning to the public sector.
As the president of Smart City Networks, Mark Haley oversees the sales and operations teams and all strategic corporate initiatives. With over 30 years of experience in the convention industry, Mark has worked with many of the largest convention centers, stadiums, and arenas in North America. Mark has a unique perspective having worked as a facility manager and exclusive facility partner in a variety of roles. This perspective has led to speaking opportunities in the United States and abroad. He is a member of IAVM, AIPC, and IAEE.