Finance Expert Steven Maniago Named Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Analysis for the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The LVGEA announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization.

Steve Maniago

Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Steven Maniago has been appointed to the position of Sr. Vice President for Corporate Finance and Analysis for the organization.

An expert in finance with more than 20 years of experience, Maniago previously served as the senior Director for Finance and Business Development for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. In that role, Mr. Maniago assisted the State of Nevada in business development across its targeted industry sectors, including global finance and the travel and tourism industries. Prior to his service in the economic development sector, Maniago had spent his career in finance, serving as an equities/investment analyst for Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Royal Bank of Canada. He has also served as finance/treasury director and CFO for several companies, including e-Care/TBG and the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy at the University of Delaware, and holds a pre-doctoral Master’s Degree in Finance and Economics from the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City.

At the LVGEA, Maniago will employ his significant experience in finance and the financial services industry to manage a business development portfolio related to global finance, institutional investment, and startup capital.

“In order to truly compete in the 21st century global economy, Southern Nevada needs to leverage institutional capital, foreign direct investment, and angel investments so that we can grow our companies globally,” said Tom Skancke, president and chief executive officer of the LVGEA. “Steve’s 20 years of experience in finance will help us do just that, and that’s why I was happy to work with him to transition his skill set from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to the LVGEA.”’

About Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to growing the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, community development, and strong business recruitment, retention and outreach.  LVGEA’s vision is to help Southern Nevada residents thrive in a global economy by fostering a more prosperous, diverse and connected regional economy.  For more information, call 702.791.0000 or visit www.lvgea.org. The LVGEA is located in The Rob Roy inNEVation Center in Las Vegas.

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