Far Out Tiny Homes
Founder/Executive DirectorJilan Wise, Founder and Executive Director for Far Out Tiny Homes, designed and built her first tiny home in 2017. Over the following two years, a social experiment of sorts played out. She, along with her family lived in their tiny (200 sq ft) home for just shy of two impactful changes in the housing industry here in Southern Nevada. She firmly believes housing is a right, not a privilege.
Eureka Casino Resort
PresidentGregory Lee is President of Rancho Mesquite Casino, LLC; a company that operates the Eureka Casino Resort, Mesquite, Nevada, a company he co-founded with his parents. Lee remains involved in the Lee family business, but focuses his energy on the development, marketing and leadership cultivation of the Mesquite operation. Lee serves on the Board of the Mesquite Resort Association, the Mesquite Health and Wellness Foundation and the Nevada Independent Gaming Operators Organization. Lee is a graduate of Harvard College and earned a J.D. from the University of Southern California.
Premier Oral and Facial Surgery
OwnerDr. Blair Thomas is an American Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. She successfully completed her surgical residency at Meharry Medical College in 2012. She welcomes new patients to her practice, Premier Oral and Facial Surgery, in Southwest Las Vegas. Dr. Thomas is also an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. Before pursuing her medical career, she was an NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Champion and played on the USA Women’s Volleyball PanAmerican team. She was inducted into the California State University, of Long Beach Athletics Hall of Fame. She finished her athletic career as a Rebel, at UNLV. She currently lives in Las Vegas with her husband and children.
Resorts World Las Vegas
Executive Director of Talent Acquisition & Community EngagementLori 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.