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.
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.
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.
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.