Steven Peralta began his role as President of Nevada Donor Network Foundation in 2019 to lead the organization’s strategic plan to help expand transplantation programs and services in Nevada. Peralta brings a deep commitment to building these types of partnerships. He holds a juris doctorate from Seattle University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington. Peralta began his career in professional sports. This experience launched his passion for board development, community engagement and fundraising. Since moving to Las Vegas, he held leadership positions at Academy Medical Equipment, Healthcare Preparatory Institute and Roseman University’s College of Medicine.
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.
Kenneth Grant Winans is a top-ranked investment manager, a renowned author of four award-winning books and a philanthropist for education. Over 35 years, he has conducted landmark investment research and designed innovative investment strategies. He has documented “track records” as a market strategist and a portfolio manager. Winans also writes a column for Forbes.com. He started Winans Investments in 1992 and has received the highest “5 Star” performance rating given by global research firm, Morningstar ® for its three blended strategies for 3, 5, and 10-year timeframes.
Chet Opheikens has been employed by R&O Construction for 23 years. Chet is VP of Business Development for R&O’s Las Vegas Regional Office. Chet builds and nurtures client relationships that generate qualified construction leads and manages the pre-construction services team. Chet is involved in many local organizations such as NAIOP, ICSC, NPFMA, LVMCC, Nellis AFB Honorary Commander and currently sits as Chairman of the Board of the Henderson Development Association.
Larry Singer, a senior managing director at Newmark Knight Frank, is a 40-year veteran of commercial real estate and one of Southern Nevada’s top producing commercial brokers. His team has represented national and local clients including Cirque Du Soleil, Westcare Foundation, Southern Nevada Health District, Greenburg Traurig, Ainsworth Game Technology and Clark County. He is a member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Board of Trustees and has served as chairman of both the Lied Institute of Real Estate Studies at UNLV and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada.