Luan Pham is Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer with Byrna Technologies, Inc. BYRNA manufactures a platform of less–lethal pistols and rifles that provide civilians, law enforcement officers, and security professionals with a safe, reliable, and effective alternative to traditional firearms allowing our customers to protect and defend themselves, their families, and their community without the need to resort to deadly force.
Tanya Vece is the Community Relations Specialist for ArchWell Health. She has over 20 years in corporate and celebrity event experience including working for Johnny Depp, Dennis Hopper and alongside Oprah Winfrey. Further, she has won several community awards, acted as a special contributor for a variety of media outlets, and sat on various boards in Boulder City, NV. This past election season, Ms. Vece ran for Mayor of Boulder City, NV, giving her a new perspective and realm of experience within the political landscape.
Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Community Engagement
Lori Calderon is the Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Community Engagement at Resorts World Las Vegas, where she oversees the property’s recruitment efforts. Additionally, Lori works to identify and facilitate relationships with community partners in support of the resort’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), volunteerism and philanthropic efforts. Lori has more than 27 years of valuable recruitment expertise in Las Vegas, having previously managed employment procedures for MGM Resorts International, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and more.
Andrea Woods is Director of Community Relations and Finance with GO B.E.S.T. (Big Entertainment Solutions Technology – www.gobestbiz.com). In her role, she is building relations within the community that can benefit from the services offered by the organization, as well as connecting the organization with non-profits in need of assistance. Woods has also assisted in the development and implementation of policies and procedures focused on eliminating corporate theft. She has a strong passion in the area of education for at risk youth. As industries evolve, Andrea looks for opportunities to “be at the table” as a benefactor for self and community. Every day she is working on her dash and paying it forward!
Renato Ascoli, CEO of North America Gaming & Interactive of IGT PLC, is responsible for product development, manufacturing, marketing, and delivery for the company. Prior to 2015, he served as General Manager of GTECH S.p.A. and President of GTECH Products and Services. He also served as Head of Italian Operations. In 2006, he joined GTECH S.p.A. as director of the gaming division. Mr. Ascoli has led international marketing efforts for Fincentro Group - Armando Curcio Editore and was a consultant to Ambrosetti Group. He graduated from Bocconi University in Milan.