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.
Shameer Tharani is Market Vice President of Manpower Inc. of Southern Nevada, a Fortune 500 global leader in staffing and workforce solutions. Shameer has spent the past 15 years growing and leading Manpower teams throughout North America. He is a highly qualified business leader who leverages strong interpersonal skills, leadership and creativity to achieve business objectives. Passionate about putting people to work, Shameer currently leads the Manpower Las Vegas team, providing strategic guidance, developing client relationships and collaborating with community partners.
Angela Biletnikoff created The Biletnikoff Foundation in 1999 to commemorate the untimely death of her stepdaughter, Tracey Biletnikoff. As the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit foundation, Biletnikoff oversees all operations of the program as it funds and supports its various youth organizations, including Tracey’s Place of Hope, which provides safe housing and counseling for young women to flourish in the wake of substance abuse, human trafficking, and domestic and gender violence. She is also the Owner and CEO of Biletnikoff 25 Wines, featuring her husband, Pro Football Hall of Famer Fred Biletnikoff.
As Lexicon Bank president, Stacy Watkins is responsible for connecting banking and investment resources to companies, small businesses, and individuals in Southern Nevada. With almost three decades in the business, Stacy has end-to-end banking industry experience at some of Nevada’s leading financial institutions. Stacy obtained her dual bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Phoenix, and a Business of Banking certificate from the Pacific Coast Banking School. In her free time, she is an active leader in the community, dedicated to furthering Las Vegas’ economic mobility and financial literacy.