RENO, Nev. — Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology President Dave Archer was recognized as the “Influencer of the Year” by the American Marketing Association’s Reno-Tahoe chapter at an awards ceremony on June 26.
Archer serves as both the president and CEO of NCET. He has over 35 years of experience in marketing, technology and finance, and joined NCET after a long career as an executive at Viacom, HBO and AOL Netscape.
The “Influencer of the Year” award recognizes Archer’s dedication to building an entrepreneurial environment in Northern Nevada that includes a year-round schedule of networking, training and the annual NCET Small Business Expo.
Archer holds an MBA with honors in marketing and a BA in management from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif. He also holds AS degrees in Electronics Engineering and Broadcast Engineering from the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, Calif.
Dave is a co-founder of the Reno Angels and a past president of the Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association. He was previously named Nevada Nonprofit News’ “Nonprofit Executive of the Year” and the Reno-Tahoe AMA’s “Marketer of the Year.”
NCET was also awarded the “Best Direct Marketing” award at the AMA awards ceremony for the organization’s email campaigns
NCET is an independent member-supported 501(c)(3) Nevada nonprofit organization that produces business and technology events to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. NCET’s award-winning programs include the NCET Small Business Expo, the NCET Tech Awards, and the monthly Tech Wednesday, Tech Bite and Jelly events. NCET is funded by memberships, sponsorships and program revenues, and receives no state or Federal funding. NCET is not affiliated with the State of Nevada or the University of Nevada. For more information, visit www.NCET.org
About Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association
Founded locally in 1982, the Reno-Tahoe AMA’s mission is serve our members and be THE marketing source by providing networking, knowledge and career development. The Reno-Tahoe AMA meets at noon on the third Tuesday of each month at the Atlantis Casino Resort. For more information, visit www.renoama.com