These People To Watch are creating innovation in their professions while following their dreams. Some were born into it and have grown up to embrace their business; others made dramatic changes to create the life they love.
McKenzie Chambers was lucky enough to grow up with an incredible role model, mentor and someone who inspires her. Her mother, Kimberlie Chambers, is the founder and executive producer of DK Productions, Inc, Nevada’s premier film and video production company established in 1990 with partner and film director Dimitri Sotirakis.
Desiree Reed-Francois will become the new University of Nevada, Las Vegas athletics director on June 1 and is the first Hispanic female athletics director at the FBS level.
Find what you love to do and you will never work a day in your life,” describes both the business and passion of Roger Bennett.
Professional career paths are filled with bumps and sometimes a switch in fields can lead to a perfect fit. Meghan Bailey, director of marketing and media for WellHealth Quality Care, is a perfect example of finding her niche in business through her work in social media.
An inspiration to those who know him, Roger Owens moved to Las Vegas to have fun while working in the hospitality industry. A part of the community since 1984, there were some personal obstacles, but Owens overcame them and today is the director for catering and events sales for SpringHill Suites as well as a well-respected real estate agent for Signature Real Estate Group.
For Dr. Eva Liang, improving eyesight for Southern Nevadans drives her work at Center For Sight, a leading eye care practice with multiple offices in the area.
These People To Watch in 2017 are all very passionate about their professions. Some always knew what they were going to do with their lives and others have made changes and transitions throughout the years.
Never give up on your dreams. There is a time for everything and we must enjoy and learn from every stage in our life.” - Mericia Achaval
Tyra Holland-Bell specifically moved to Las Vegas in 1989 to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Developing a deep connection to the hospitality industry especially on the Las Vegas Strip, she has since branched out.