Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Dulcinea Rongavilla, Chair

dulcineaCragin & Pike

Dulcinea Rongavilla has nearly 20 years of experience in executive leadership and business development roles, including 13 years developing and managing employee benefit programs in Nevada and Arizona. 

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Vince Alberta, Vice Chair

VinceAlberta2015UNLV

Vince Alberta became senior associate vice president of integrated marketing and communications at UNLV in April, returning to his alma mater.

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Mike PeQueen, Treasurer

MikePeQueen2015HighTower Las Vegas

Mike PeQueen, CFA, CFP,® has more than 25 years in the investment profession and joined HighTower in 2012 as a Managing Director and Partner. Formerly, Mike was a Senior Vice President of Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager in Merrill Lynch's PIA Program.

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Curt Carlson, Secretary

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As a member of the American Institute of Architects, Curt has served on the AIA Board of Directors for 13 years as well as President of the Las Vegas Chapter in 2007 and the Nevada State Chapter President in 2009.

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Adam Barthelmess

barthelmess-aClear Channel Outdoor

Adam is an accomplished advertising executive with experience in strategic planning, media buying and advertising sales.

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Michael Cunningham

cunningham-mBank of Nevada

Michael Cunningham came to Bank of Nevada with over 34 years’ experience in the Las Vegas banking industry.

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Mary Beth Hartleb

hartleb mPrism Global Management Group, LLC

Mary Beth’s career spans over twenty-five years in the human resources field working for Fortune 500 companies while developing human resource departments for smaller, entrepreneurial ventures.

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Tim Hunter

hunter tRay Lego & Associates

Tim Hunter is lead trial counsel for Ray Lego & Associates as an employee of Travelers Insurance Company in Nevada.

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Bill Marion

bill-marionPurdue Marion & Associates

Bill Marion is a principal and partner of Purdue Marion & Associates Public Relations where he specializes in strategic planning, media relations, crisis communications, community relations and government affairs.

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Yin Nawaday

patrick-duffyVenetian | Palazzo | Sands Expo

Yin Nawaday is an analytics and business performance leader with experience in a wide range of industries.  

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Shaundell Newsome

shaundell-newsomeSumnu Marketing

Shaundell founded Newsome Marketing Enterprises in April 2006 to provide a marketing firm for the small business owner.

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Raymond Specht

spechtToyota Financial Savings Bank

Raymond Specht is Vice Chairman for Toyota Financial Savings Bank (TFSB) and Corporate Manager of Industry and Legislative Affairs for Toyota Financial Services (TFS)

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Stevi Wara

patrick-duffyDiamond Resorts International

Stevi Wara, a second generation Las Vegan, is Vice President of Global Creative Services and Brand Management for Diamond Resorts International® where she drives a creative team who strategically execute global communications and branding initiatives for 93 properties in US, Mexico, St. Maarten, Austria, England, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Scotland and Spain.

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Brandon Wiegand

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Focus Commercial Group

Brandon Wiegand is Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Sales with Focus Commercial Group, where he is responsible for market research and analysis, data collection and brokering deals.

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Lindsey Williams

williams lBrownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Lindsey advises clients in acquiring, protecting and enforcing intellectual property assets with an emphasis on trademarks, domain names, copyrights and rights of publicity.

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Colleen Yoshida

c yoshidaLas Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

Colleen Yoshida is the Director of Advertising at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the organization behind the iconic “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” advertising campaign.

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