Board of Directors
Entertainment Industry, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist - 38 years Semi-Retired Publisher (Celebrity & Business publishing since 1977). Graced the 2005 Las Vegas Centennial Wall of Women with 256 other women Featured in the Nevada Women’s Legacy Book for the 150 Years of Excellence.
Substitute Teacher for Clark County School District working on bachelor's degree at Nevada State College. Twenty five years in administration field (legal, finance and real estate). Marie holds a Real Estate license for the state of Nevada and working on her BA for higher education for the Clark County School District.
Retired from the transportation industry after 42 years, experience with legal paper work on regulations for local and long distant transportation, and accountability for DOT. He was honored with safety awards within the freight transportation industry while keeping within the guidelines of the Labor Unions.
Executive Board Members
Mirage, Director of Banquet Services
Dolores was born in Toluca, Mexico on September 15, 1976. She is 1 out of 3 siblings, older brother, Juan, is a teacher and my younger brother, Jesus, is a pilot, both have master degrees. I am the only daughter and the middle child. I am married to my husband, Joseph Pignatello and have 6 adopted children (Joey, Kati, Zach, Joshua, Nina and Tony and 2 dogs (Louie and Tiffany). My mother, Mrs. Dolores Campuzano Sr., is still living and was married to my father, Mr. Juan Campuzano Sr., for 35 years before he passed 3 years ago. I grew up and have lived in Mexico City, Mexico, Glendale and Santa Monica in California, Orlando, Florida and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nathan Adelson Hospice
Cassandra has devoted more than 19 years to Nathan Adelson Hospice currently serving as the Hospice’s Community Outreach Manager, a position through which she has united her love for hospice and her care and concern for traditionally underserved communities. She dedicates her time and efforts in the reduction of health disparities in hospice and end-of-life. Cassandra works hard in the arena of education and awareness, which she hopes will help to transform the way families, communities and institution work together to improve end of life care and to address health care issues for all.
Certified Life Coach
Anita Laruy moved to Las Vegas 25 years ago. She was born in Puerto Rico and raised and educated in New York. She received her B.A. from the City College of New York and her J.D. from Interamerican University’s Law School. As a certified Life, and Career coach, Anita added legislative coaching, she owns her own business, Dynamic Life Changes, LLC and has been coaching since June 2006.
Hutchison & Steffen
Patricia Lee is a partner of the Firm practicing primarily in business and commercial litigation, including, but not limited to, partnership/shareholder disputes, contract enforcement/defense, non-competition agreements, and commercial lease review and litigation, and family law. In addition, Patricia also practices in the areas of trademark registration and litigation, collections, mechanic’s liens/foreclosures, and medical claims billing. Patricia’s range of experience allows her to manage the legal needs of entrepreneurs and small business owners through the Firm’s program entitled The Legal Solution for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses.
Wells Fargo Bank
A Senior VP Relationship Manager in Middle Market Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo Bank with responsibilities to ensure exceptional service, manage risk and help businesses succeed financially while helping them in areas of credit, cash management and complex business banking services. I have over 15 years of experience in the areas of commercial banking, finance, business management, training and development. I am the recipient of 5 professional awards which include: Annual Pinnacle and Golden Spoke from Fleet Bank, US Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank for outstanding achievement in leadership, customer service and performance excellence.
My educational background includes a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Central Connecticut State University and US Bank Leadership Management Certification. I currently serve on the executive board for Women’s Chamber of Commerce Southern NV, corporate committee member of NAWBO Southern Nevada, active member of United Way of Southern NV, CCIM of Southern NV.
My greatest strengths are my drive and leadership. I thrive on challenges, especially those that I can help others and give back to humanity and our communities. I am an active volunteer in a variety of events in Henderson and Las Vegas to help our communities thrive. I am originally from Elbasan, Albania and have lived in Henderson since 2009 with my two children and my husband. When not working, I enjoy traveling, running and going to concerts.
Nevada State Bank
Rita Vaswani was raised in the Philippines by Indian parents before coming to America in the early 1970’s. Ms. Vaswani is the Nevada State Bank vice president and is also the founding president of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce and Executive Board Member of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada. In 2014 Ms. Vaswani was appointed to the Congressional Awards of Board Directors by Senator Harry Reid in Washington D.C. She also received a Federal appointment in the State of Nevada for outreach to our youth through various programs as future leaders of Nevada.
Nileen Lugo currently serves as a Senior Employee Relations Manager for Cox Communications in the Las Vegas market. She leads the Employee Relations Team in the day to day operations of Human Resources. In addition, to her 14 years in the Human Resources department at Cox Communications, her career experience includes a variety of areas. She has over 12 years of experience in the areas of financial planning, banking, retail, sales promotions management, training and development and curriculum design. Nileen holds several training certifications and for several years was a part-time professor at UNLV teaching Spanish for Business Professionals. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. Nileen has a passion and is a huge supporter of Cox Communications Diversity and Inclusion culture. She currently serves as the Chair for the company’s Regional Diversity Council. Nileen actively participates in local Chamber activities and Hispanic associations. She continuously gives back to the Las Vegas Community by volunteering in a variety of events that foster Diversity and Inclusion.