Brian Formisano, Region Bank President – Nevada Southern for Wells Fargo, is responsible for setting direction and leading all aspects of the branch banking network, including small business and affluent business. He provides business leadership for the planning and execution of all activities within the region and alignment between regional initiatives and overall Regional Banking initiatives. He ensures all elements of risk management, compliance accountability and talent management programs are followed. He represents Wells Fargo in all aspects of federal, state, and community leadership as well as the development within the market.
Nine (IX) Kemppainen is a modern day Samurai. He has served as a military officer, Secret Service Agent, and Staff Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has overseen security and intelligence for the National Park Service (where he was entrusted with the protection of America's most treasured monuments and icons), and most recently built a security program from scratch for Elon Musk's company SpaceX. He has protected "king" and country and high-profile individuals including Musk and Tony Robbins. Complimenting his professional experience, he has studied security at Georgetown, Cambridge, and Harvard.
Karl Nickoley started Frequency Pictures in Hollywood, CA in 2011. Frequency is an award-winning production company that produces national and regional commercials, brand films, training series, social media campaigns and feature films. In 2017, Frequency expanded to Las Vegas producing campaigns for Visit Las Vegas and The Grand Canyon. Karl has over a decade of experience producing campaigns for major brands like Geico, AT&T, Ford including equity raises for internationally distributed feature films. An honors graduate of The Los Angeles Film School, he is certified in Film Finance from Pepperdine University.
John LaBarge was born in Holland, Michigan. He served in the United States Army and Army National Guard from 1995 to 2005, both domestically and overseas. After completing his military service, he worked with a local Michigan sheriff’s department for two years. In 2010, John founded JP’s Junk Removal in Portland, Oregon. He made the company successful in Portland, then relocated to Las Vegas. John is also a proud dog owner and loves his service dog, Reaper. The two are often seen together, and John has spoken publicly about the important role Reaper plays in his life