Safe Life Defense
PresidentNick Groat is the President of Safe Life Defense, a Las Vegas based company known for award-winning body armor. Safe Life Defense armor offers unparalleled protection and is favored by Police, EMS, Security, and civilians all over the United States. Safe Life Defense has revolutionized the body armor industry effectively using social marketing and eliminating barriers to ownership through easy online ordering. A lifelong entrepreneur, Groat is known for being an action driven businessman, fearlessly taking risks, quickly adopting new technology, and redefining the future of personal protection.
Senior Account Director
As a Senior Account Director at REQ, Danielle Yanke leads digital strategies for some of the agency’s top hospitality and eCommerce clientele, exceeding clients’ goals with strategic marketing plans. A dyed in the wool optimist, Danielle enjoys bringing a positive attitude and energy to her client operations so we can all have a little fun along the way.
Originally hailing from Chicago after graduating from Northern Illinois University with a BS in Hospitality Administration, Danielle made her way to the Las Vegas marketing industry after kicking off her career at MGM Grand and then skipped across The Strip to The Mirage, where she supported Vegas’ first mega-resort’s online presence. During this time, she oversaw social media strategy, digital media plans, mobile apps, web design, and all aspects of digital marketing for a Fortune 500 company. Simultaneously serving on the board of the Las Vegas Innovation Marketing Association for 9 years, she upholds the continual education (and reputation for amazing networking events) for the city’s marketing community.
Discovering her perfect fit within agency life, she is now a Senior Account Director out of REQ’s Las Vegas office. Outside of the office, Danielle spends time loving her daughter Freya, and her and her husband Brandon try to find time being amateur astronomers, exploring epicurean delights, watching sci-fi, and playing with their dog, Oliver.
Henriksen Butler Nevada
PresidentAs President of Henriksen Butler Nevada – Las Vegas, Heather Bressler leads her local team with broad product expertise, strong knowledge of industry trends, high-performance work environments and interior design, to deliver exceptional workspaces for her customers. Bressler is committed to helping clients create spaces where they can do their best work and impact the business results of their organization. She has more than 16 years’ experience in the furniture industry and a bachelor’s degree in design from the University of Kentucky.
Manager, Business DevelopmentMazi Rabiee is the Manager of Business Development at JSX, a semi-private hop-on jet service headquartered in Dallas, TX. His role focuses on building strategic partnerships and relationships with JSX’s current and future customers, ensuring the air carrier’s simplified style of flying becomes better known and more attainable throughout important communities it serves, including Las Vegas - a strategic focus market for the carrier. Mazi recently took his education to the next step by obtaining an MBA from Southern Methodist University. When not traveling on one of JSX’s spacious jets, he enjoys playing sports and spending quality time with family.