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.
In 2016, Roundtree realized she wanted to pursue a different passion and started Common Tree, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the disenfranchised and helping them make a new start in life, by providing resources.
Life has, unexpectedly, become a party for Melissa Ann Moore. She never thought she would switch paths while attending the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for her dream career in nursing. After working in health care for 10 years, life changed and two years later, she is the general manager of Las Vegas Party Rentals.
G oing out to the movies, shopping or enjoying outdoor activities are luxuries for people who suffer from chronic nerve pain. Living with neuropathy...
Rosemarie Macklin has always felt that confidence played a huge role in her fashion style. The idea behind her beach cover-up brand Si Mee Collections (pronounced See Me) is that confidence and clothes go hand in hand.
Dr. Haydee Docasar, Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology, became the first Thermi Certified Specialist in Las Vegas and one of the OB-GYN surgeons performing...
“It really opened my eyes what seniors have to go through later in life, especially if they don’t have family nearby. This was a new time in her life and I didn’t know where to go if she had additional needs.”
With a unique perspective, creativity and a drive to succeed, they are an inspiration. Some followed a career path while others made a conscious switch to a totally different industry that resonated. Southern Nevada is brighter because of their professional and personal contributions to our community.
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.
Linda Smith, most well known for her role as senior executive vice president at Opportunity Village, has made her mark in the world of charitable organizations, having raised almost half a billion dollars in her time there and millions more for nonprofits