The Howard Hughes Corporation, a publically held company, owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate. These assets include master planned communities in Maryland, Texas and Nevada; operating properties; and development opportunities in18 states. Kevin T. Orrock oversees all aspects of implementation of the Summerlin community, from planning and design to sales and marketing. Orrock began his career with Howard Hughes in 1974. He holds a BS in business administration from Wittenberg University and an MBA from UNLV.
Eric Schmacker is the President & CEO of SilverSummit Healthplan, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation. He joined SilverSummit in 2019 and represents the plan in Business Development and Strategy, Operations, Medical Management, Provider Relations, Member Services, Network Management and Claims. Schmacker, a 21-year US Army veteran and Blackhawk pilot, has over 25 years of leadership experience in healthcare and hospital administration. His passion is guiding SilverSummit in “Transforming the health of the community, one person at a time.”
Annette is President, CEO, and co-founder of Cure 4 the Kids Foundation. She has worked in health care for more than 30 years and has been involved with nonprofits since 1985. Her visionary leadership has shaped and strengthened the foundation, and its clinic, enabling it to serve an increasing number of patients with diverse needs. She led the charge in the foundation receiving The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® Accreditation. As a health care provider, she was troubled by our health care delivery system and answered her calling to ensure that kids receive the care they need.
Gina Bongiovi is Manging Partner of Bongiovi Law Firm. In 2005, she started a marketing company, and in need of legal advice, couldn’t find a lawyer that was willing to help a startup like hers. As a result, she decided to dedicate her practice to serving startups and small businesses. She has received several honors to include Woman of Distinction by NAWBO, a Rising Star of Business by LV Business Press, a Legal Elite for 7 years running, recipient of the International Women’s Forum Carolyn Sparks Founder’s Award, and Alumna of the Year by the UNLV MBA program and the Lee Business School. Bongiovi was Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber in 2021.