Student Journeys

The students of LVBA spend one to two months mentoring under the top executives in las vegas. during their time at school, Each student will complete over 10 internships.

 John Falcon’s Mentors

Currently mentoring at Accenture

  • Mike Mixer / Executive Managing Director / Colliers International

  • Alex De Castroverde / Managing Partner / De Castroverde Law Group


Nevena Cvijetic’s Mentors

Currently the Grand and Program Manager for UNLV Business College

  • LVBA Marketing Committee

  • Anthony Stelluto / Senior Vice President / Bank of Nevada

  • UNLV MBA trip to China

  • Bryan Poole / Assistant Vice President Global Accounts / Ecolab

  • Joe Radetich / President / Sysco Las Vegas

  • Max Tappeiner / Vice President of Hotel Operations / The Venetian, The Palazzo, Resort Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Sands Corp.

  • Sara Bauer / National Account Manager / Brown-Forman


Jordan Pilkington’s Mentors

Currently mentoring with Kevin McCraken with Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits

  • LVBA Marketing Committee

  • Sara Bauer / National Account Manager / Brown-Forman

  • Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits

  • Max Tappeiner / Vice President of Hotel Operations / The Venetian, The Palazzo, Resort Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas Sands Corp.

  • Rolando Espinoza / Creative Director / Champagne Studios EXP

  • Bryan Poole / Assistant Vice President Global Accounts / Ecolab


Vlad Abadjiev’s Mentors

Currently mentoring with Sara Bauer / National Account Manager / Brown-Forman

  • LVBA Marketing and Finance Committee

  • Led the finance team for the LVBA annual fundraiser


Monia Kazemeini’s Mentors

Currently mentoring with Bryan Poole / Assistant Vice President Global Accounts / Ecolab

  • LVBA Operations and Finance Committee

  • ICAPP (International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants)

  • Received a Scholar Award from the College of Engineering at UNLV

  • American Nuclear Society Conference in Seattle


Chaisson Prescott’s Mentors

Currently going through the LVBA assessment.

  • LVBA Operations and Marketing Committee


Irma De Santiago’s Mentors

Currently going through the LVBA assessment.

  • LVBA Operations and Marketing Committee