Paul Caudill was named president of NV Energy in December 2013. Most recently, Caudill was president of MidAmerican Solar, a division of MidAmerican Renewables LLC. Prior to joining MidAmerican in 2012, Caudill was CEO and president of Phoenix Solar U.S. He also served as vice president, global systems operations for SunPower Corporation. Caudill began his career in the energy industry with Bechtel Power Corporation in 1976. He has extensive experience in commissioning, start-up and outage management at generating facilities throughout the United States.
Founded by Las Vegas-based public relations professional, Gina Yager, GYC Vegas specializes in strategic public relations, marketing, branding, community relations, special events and more.
Prior to establishing GYC in 2017, Yager spent 15 years with Preferred Public Relations, a local marketing and public relations agency, where she served as the firm’s Vice President. She has more than two decades of marketing and communications experience across multiple industries including lifestyle, hospitality, gaming, entertainment, food & beverage, nonprofit, health care, aviation and technology, working with national, regional and local companies of all sizes - from startups and small businesses to multinational corporations.
Karla Perez has devoted her entire professional career to improving health care access and patient outcomes throughout Nevada. As the Regional Vice President for Universal Health Services (UHS) overseeing the Nevada market since 2009, she has created an integrated system of care comprised of acute care and specialty hospitals, outpatient services, freestanding emergency and urgent care centers and physician practices to better serve residents and tourists who require medical care. She serves on the board of multiple non-profit organizations, including the Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber.
Eric Schmacker is the President & CEO of SilverSummit Healthplan, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation. He joined SilverSummit in 2019 and represents the plan in Business Development and Strategy, Operations, Medical Management, Provider Relations, Member Services, Network Management and Claims. Schmacker, a 21-year US Army veteran and Blackhawk pilot, has over 25 years of leadership experience in healthcare and hospital administration. His passion is guiding SilverSummit in “Transforming the health of the community, one person at a time.”