(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Kristina Barry has been appointed to the position of Strategic Initiatives Coordinator.
In her new position, Barry provides assistance on various policy issues for the LVGEA, including its initiatives surrounding education, tech transfer, transportation, land use, unmanned aerial systems, and workforce development. In addition, she is responsible for conducting research on government advocacy issues and providing support to the LVGEA’s public relations and marketing initiatives.
Barry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
“Kristina has brought great knowledge to our organization, and we’re looking forward to the important work she will accomplish with our team as we embark on continuous efforts to diversify our economy on a global scale,” said LVGEA President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Skancke.
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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The Rob Roy inNEVation Center
The inNEVation Center is a philanthropic effort by Switch SUPERNAP and its CEO and founder Rob Roy to support economic diversification in Nevada. As the leader of Nevada’s most successful tech startup, Rob Roy is committed to paying forward the success of Switch SUPERNAP. His passion for a more diverse Nevada economy led him to create The inNEVation Center to foster collaboration between Nevada entrepreneurs, business leaders, mentors, educators and government agencies.
The inNEVation Center hosts industry events and provides meeting space, coworking space, executive suites and space for corporate headquarter development with close proximity to the Switch SUPERNAP technology ecosystems. The SUPERNAPS represent innovation, security and reliability for more than 1000 global clients, from passionate startups to Fortune 100 powerhouses. For more information about The inNEVation Center, visit www.innevation.com.