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

Mike Pizzi

Co-Vice Chairman

Vice President
U.S. Bank

Colleen Birch

Immediate Past Chairwoman of the Board

Vice President, Revenue Optimization
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Bill Kurr

Treasurer

Director of Operations TaxiAds Las Vegas

Ryan Hammer

Ryan Hammer

Secretary

Senior Vice President & GM
Caesars Entertainment

Sandi Milton

Sandi Milton

Chairwoman of Funding

SVP of Marketing Communications & Events
Nevada State Bank

Tami Miramontes

Chairwoman of Finance & Risk

Partner
Eide Bailly, LLP

Nate Lloyd

Nate Lloyd

Chairman of Marketing

Melissa R. Fernandez

Chairwoman of Governance

Manager, Corporate Reporting
NV Energy

Paul Katauskas

Paul Katauskas

Chairman of Education

CFO & Treasurer
Toyota Financial Savings Bank

Adam Thurgood

Board Member

Managing Director, Partner
High Tower Las Vegas

Roy Dixon

Roy Dixon

Board Member

District Manager
Starbuck’s US Retail/Las Vegas Stores

Ali Moosa

Ali Moosa

Board Member

SVP Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of Nevada

Anna Cavalieri

Board Member

SVP
Nevada Market Executive
Bank of America

John Cannito

Board Member

Chief Operating Officer
The Penta Building Group

Taber Thill

Taber Thill

Board Member

Senior Vice President
Colliers International

Garrett Toft

Garrett Toft

Board Member

First Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

TIvona Betz Junior Acheivement

Tivona Betz

Board Member

Gentry Richardson

Gentry Richardson

Board Member

Gavin Takeshita

Board Member

Partner
BDO USA LLP

Vandana Bhalla

Board Member

Corporate Broker / REALTOR / Property Manager
Signature Real Estate Group

Chris Way

Board Member

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

Sandra Beaver

Board Member

CFO North America Gaming & Interactive
IGT

Timothy Goldsmith

Board Member

Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

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