Board of Directors

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada greatly values the contribution of its board members.

Mark Connot

Mark Connot

Chairman of the Board

Partner
Fox Rothschild, LLP

Michelle Ansani

Co-Vice Chairwoman

Director, Customer Service Operations
Southwest Gas

Melissa R. Fernandez

Co-Vice Chairwoman

Manager, Corporate Reporting
NV Energy

Colleen Birch

Immediate Past Chairwoman of the Board

Vice President, Revenue Optimization
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Tami Miramontes

Treasurer

Partner
Eide Bailly, LLP

Sandi Milton

Sandi Milton

Secretary

SVP of Marketing Communications & Events
Nevada State Bank

Paul Katauskas

Paul Katauskas

Chairman of Education

CFO & Treasurer
Toyota Financial Savings Bank

Gavin Takeshita

Chairman of Finance & Risk

Partner
BDO USA LLP

Timothy Goldsmith

Chairman of Funding

Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Mike Pizzi

Chairman of Governance

Vice President
U.S. Bank

Nate Lloyd

Nate Lloyd

Chairman of Marketing

Bill Kurr

Board Member

Director of Operations TaxiAds Las Vegas

Ryan Hammer

Ryan Hammer

Board Member

John Cannito

Board Member

Chief Operating Officer
The Penta Building Group

Anna Cavalieri

Board Member

SVP
Nevada Market Executive
Bank of America

Roy Dixon

Roy Dixon

Board Member

District Manager
Starbuck’s US Retail/Las Vegas Stores

Taber Thill

Taber Thill

Board Member

Senior Vice President
Colliers International

Garrett Toft

Garrett Toft

Board Member

First Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

Ali Moosa

Ali Moosa

Board Member

SVP Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of Nevada

Vandana Bhalla

Board Member

Corporate Broker / REALTOR / Property Manager
Signature Real Estate Group

TIvona Betz Junior Acheivement

Tivona Betz

Board Member

Chris Way

Board Member

VP/General Manager
KTNV-TV, E.W. Scripps Company

Sandra Beaver

Board Member

CFO North America Gaming & Interactive
IGT

James McGinnis

Board Member

Director - Food & Beverage Performance
Wynn Las Vegas & Encore

Joanna Joy Lambert

Board Member

Regional Banking Branch Manager (SAFE) 3
Wells Fargo Bank

Berni Bourekas

Board Member

Title VP, Card Member Administration Management
Credit One Bank

Lynn Marie Stewart

Board Member

Field Sales Leader
Allstate