Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas
PresidentStefan Gastager President, Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas Stefan Gastager visited Las Vegas in 2000 and decided to introduce high-quality Bavarian food, premium beer and coziness – “Gemütlichkeit” – to the country at a location that would appeal to tourists and locals. Partners Klaus Gastager, Franz Krondorfer and Anton Sinzger spent three years making Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas a reality. They have created an authentic replica of the Munich Hofbrauhaus that was originally commissioned in 1589 by King William V.
Veteran Benefits Guide
CEOJosh Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of Veteran Benefits Guide. He spent six years in the Marine Corps. In 2009 Smith started a job at the Department of Veterans Affairs. During his tenure at the VA, he discovered many inefficiencies in the way Veterans’ disability ratings were evaluated and saw a need to provide Veterans a better option for processing their disability claims. In 2017, he and his wife decided to start a business to assist Veterans with their disability claims. Today, Veteran Benefits Guide is proud to have successfully guided over 20,000 Veterans nationwide!
PresidentAs President of Brightline West, Sarah Watterson is responsible for all aspects of business development and delivery of the high-speed rail system, including transit-oriented development and rail infrastructure strategy, design, & execution. She has a strong background in large-scale infrastructure projects, including the acquisition and restructuring of the Milwaukee Bucks and developing the 725,000-SF Fiserv Forum. Watterson most recently led development at Florida East Coast Industries, a multi-faceted real estate and transportation company, and served as CEO of Drive Shack (NYSE:DS). She graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University.
HopeLink of Southern Nevada
Executive DirectorStacey Lockhart serves as the executive director with HopeLink of So. Nevada, a nonprofit with a mission of preventing homelessness, preserving families, and providing hope. Since joining HopeLink in 2019, the organization has experienced 525% growth in operating revenue, staff and four additional locations in Southern Nevada. In 2020-21 HopeLink served over 10,000 individuals, provided over 75,000 services, and more than $6M in COVID relief to assist with homeless prevention of those households impacted by the shutdown. Prior to HopeLink, Lockhart served as the executive director of The Shade Tree.