Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) welcomes 9 new members to serve on the LVGEA50 Board of Directors, a diverse group of public and private sector leaders and the largest business board of its kind in Nevada.
Ryann Juden was named the City Manager of the City of North Las Vegas in April 2018, and previously served as Assistant City Manager and Chief of Staff. During his tenure, he has assisted the city’s executive team in balancing its budget and eliminating the city’s budget deficit.
Mike Olson is Founder and President of Olson Precast Company, one of the leading precast and cast-in-place concrete underground contractors in the region.
John Entsminger is the general manager of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, which serves more than 410,000 customer accounts, and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, which is responsible for providing wholesale water to local agencies that collectively serve more than 2.3 million residents and 40 million annual visitors.
Steve Westerman is Vice President of Cox Business, the commercial services division of Cox Communications. He leads a large, diverse team of professionals in driving sales, sales support, and enhanced end-to-end customer experiences across all business segments.
Kevin Manara is Senior Vice President & General Counsel with the Las Vegas Raiders. He provides strategic advice and direction on all legal matters and matters of risk to Raiders’ management, ownership, and employees.
Patrick Malone is a Vice President at Barrick focused on sustainable mining. He has 20+ years’ experience in managing complex development projects and oversees Barrick’s reclamation and closure activities across the globe.
Kristin Carpenter is the Vice President of Workforce Recruitment at Eastridge Workforce Solutions. She oversees professional services in Orange County, Las Vegas, and Arizona.
Mike Verville is a Partner at Eide Bailly, a top 25 regional business advisory and accounting firm with more than 40 offices nationwide, including offices in Las Vegas, Reno, and Elko.
Dr. Paul Krakovitz serves as the region president of Intermountain Healthcare in Nevada. In his role, Dr. Krakovitz is responsible for growing the medical group, partnering with organizations on community health initiatives, and implementing growth strategies to improve healthcare for Nevada residents.
“We are thrilled to welcome these intelligent, connected and influential leaders to the LVGEA50,” said Tina Quigley, President & CEO of LVGEA. “These individuals are passionate about creating a prosperous future for Southern Nevada businesses and residents. Together, we’re advancing an ambitious community and economic development strategy that will create jobs, spur capital investment, and diversify our economy.”