Board Of Directors

The LVBA is comprised of over 20 board members and supporters, representing a variety of industries across the city. With such a diverse group of executive leaders, students that are selected to participate in the program are exposed to a rich variety of businesses.

Rino Armeni

Chief Executive Officer

Armeni Enterprises

Paola Armeni


Clark Hill Law

Shameeda Abdul-Murmin

Sales Director


Sara Bauer Sears

National Account Manager


Garo Atamian

Senior Vice President

Haig’s Quality Printing

Chris Baldizan

SVP Entertainment Development

MGM Resorts, Intl.

Kym Barter

SVP of Food and Beverage

Wynn Resorts

Scott Blazek

Senior Vice President of Sales

Breakthru Beverage

Bryan Poole

AVP Global Accounts


Andreas Reich

Vice President Food and Beverage Strategy

MGM Resorts International

COrrine Clement


Jarring Questions

John Arishita


Plush Creative Agency

John Wald


Klai Juba Wald Architects

john Culetsu

Vice President & Managing Director

Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino

Bart Mahoney

VP Food and Beverage

Resort World

Georgeann PizzI


Mass Media

AnThony Stelluto

Senior Vice President

Washington Federal

Gary Charmel


Johnson Bros.

Alex De Castroverde

Managing Partner

De Castroverde Law Group

Michael Mixer

Executive Managing Director

Colliers Intl.

Jason Polhemous

Sr. National Sales Executive


Jeff Victor

Vice President

The D Hotel

Ryan Voss

Lead Mentor

Dominic Caldara

President and CEO

Get Fresh Sales

Dominique Bertolone

VP of Food and Beverage Opperations

MGM Resorts, Intl.

Gary Scott

Chief Operating Officer

JC Hospitality

Joe Haro

Executive Director of Partnerships

Hakkasan Group

Kevin McCracken

Senior Vice President

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Mark LaVoie

Vice President of Food and Beverage

Boyd Gaming

Jay Lattimer

VP Food and Beverage

Caesars Entertainment

Mike Mungiello

VP Global Partnerships

Vegas Golden Knights

ernest oon

Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer

Bank of Nevada