Gina Bongiovi is Manging Partner of Bongiovi Law Firm. In 2005, she started a marketing company, and in need of legal advice, couldn’t find a lawyer that was willing to help a startup like hers. As a result, she decided to dedicate her practice to serving startups and small businesses. She has received several honors to include Woman of Distinction by NAWBO, a Rising Star of Business by LV Business Press, a Legal Elite for 7 years running, recipient of the International Women’s Forum Carolyn Sparks Founder’s Award, and Alumna of the Year by the UNLV MBA program and the Lee Business School. Bongiovi was Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber in 2021.
Since 2015 Sean Gleason has been CEO of Professional Bull Riders (PBR), one of America’s fastest-growing sports, also competing in four additional countries. Previously, he spent 15 years as a senior executive overseeing nearly every aspect of the sport. Prior to joining PBR in 2001, Gleason oversaw the marketing and business development for all sports projects at Sierra Sports. He served as executive or supervising producer of six Grammy-nominated video and record projects and six multi-platinum video projects while with Miramar Productions, Inc. Sean graduated from Western Washington University.
Liza Sia is President of Earth Baby®, a baby skin and hair care line. Her mother, a beauty formulation researcher, chemist, and regulatory specialist with over four decades of global experience created the line for Sia’s son. Earth Baby® redefines the baby skin and hair care category using certified organic fruit and vegetable-based ingredients along with their exclusive patented formula called Oleosphere® Technology, a time-releasing ingredient with organic skin-softening oils and vitamins. Before Earth Baby®, Sia served in the US Air Force, deployed to various bases in Europe and Southeast Aria, and retired after 20 years of service at Nellis Airforce Base.
Brisa’s first job was at Nevada State Bank as a teller. She was later hired as PBX Operator at The Venetian. Even though she enjoyed this position, she wanted to do more, so she moved over to the Sales Department at The Venetian as an Assistant and then at Mandalay Bay as Executive Meetings Manager. Eight years later, she moved to the M Resort as National Sales Manager and was promoted to Director of Sales a few years later. Currently, Villarreal is Vice President of Sales for Golden Nugget Las Vegas. She attended Las Vegas High School and Graduated from UNLV with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management.