Recently, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect Derrick R. Hill, Vice President of Cox Business and Hospitality Network, Las Vegas; John Cannito, Chief Operating Officer, The PENTA Building Group; and Paul Caudill, CEO of NV Energy, to join the board.
Hill, Cannito and Caudill will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new economy in Southern Nevada for long-term economic sustainability.
“These three Southern Nevada executives enhance our board of directors and provide specific perspectives related to economic development,” said Missy Young, chairman of the LVGEA board of directors and executive vice president of colocation at Switch. “Derrick, John and Paul add a strong business sense to our board that will only help strengthen our business outreach efforts.”
The LVGEA board of directors consists of 26 members of the Southern Nevada community, all of whom are dedicated to economic and community development. The board includes a mix of elected officials and business executives whose acumen and expertise in different business sectors aid efforts to improve the economy and community.
“We are honored to accept these three men to our board of directors,” said Tom R. Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. ”Each of them has a depth of knowledge that will be very valuable for this organization.”
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 innevation Center in Las Vegas.
Rob Roy Innevation Center
The innevation Center is a philanthropic effort by Switch 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. His passion for a more diverse Nevada economy led him to create The innevation Center to foster collaboration between Nevada entrepreneurs, business leaders, mentors, investors, educators and government agencies.
The innevation Center hosts collaboration events and provides meeting space, coworking space, and executive suites on the SUPERNAP campus with access to advanced technology ecosystems. For more information about The innevation Center or SUPERNAP, please visit www.innevation.com or supernap.com.
About Switch SUPERNAP
Switch is the super-scale technology solutions company led by inventor and solutionist Rob Roy. As Founder and CEO he holds 218 patents and patents pending that have produced an essential revolution in data center architecture, engineering, technology and operations. His vision also resulted in the creation of CORE, the only $3 trillion telecommunications purchasing cooperative in the world and the highly respected “Truth in Technology” operating ideology.
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