Dr. 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.
Bill is an Assurance Partner at BDO USA and a leader in BDO’s National Gaming, Hospitality and Leisure Industry Practice. He is extensively involved in all areas of accounting and auditing for the firm. He works closely with a number of organizations in the gaming, retail and wholesale, real estate, and construction industries, providing exceptional client service through a holistic approach and attention to detail. Bill assists with fraud examinations as part of the firm’s litigation support practice and has helped identify the perpetrator of fraud and determined loss amounts in multiple fraud issues. He helps his clients with internal controls and regulations to prevent occupational fraud. Bill earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Idaho State University and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is active in the Las Vegas community participating in several youth sports programs and volunteering his time for various not for profits. In addition to Bill’s role on the Vegas Chamber’s Board of Trustees, he serves on the board of directors of Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, which aids seniors in need.
Todd Sklamberg is the Chief Executive Officer of the 700-bed hospital that is part of the Sunrise Health System in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Sklamberg served as the CEO of Sunrise Children’s Hospital and as Vice President of Strategic Operations and Facilities for St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Sklamberg has served the Las Vegas community on the Board of Trustees for the Sunrise Children’s Foundation, March of Dimes and Ronald McDonald House Charities, and currently is on the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.
Brendan Vargas is the Director of Government and Community Affairs for Tilson, responsible for creating and managing relationships with local partners across Southern Nevada to support Tilson building America's communication infrastructure in Las Vegas. Prior to joining Tilson he ran Veteran's Outreach, Defense and Military Affairs, and Law Enforcement Affairs in Senator Jacky Rosen's Las Vegas Field Office. Brendan is a retired U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant(E-8) who served in the USAF from 1997-2019. He is multilingual, fluent in Spanish and Portuguese with professional experience using both languages in a variety of professional situations at different levels.