Serves as the regional development authority for Southern Nevada. With broad support from leading private, public and educational institutions, LVGEA works to grow the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, research, community development and aggressive business recruitment, retention, and expansion. We are the thought leader for economic and community development in Southern Nevada.

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Stronger Together

LVGEA engages in a number of programs, services, and initiatives that position us as the thought leader in economic and community development in Southern Nevada. By providing services to growing businesses and through research, signature events, marketing, and policy advancement, LVGEA is uniquely positioned to support local, state and federal policymakers in pursuit of our common objectives.

Board Committee Structure

Executive Committee (Officers)

John Delikanakis

John Delikanakis


Compensation Committee Chair

Derrick Hill

Vice Chairman/ Secretary

Strategic Planning Committee Chair

Rick Crawford


Finance Chair

Executive Committee

Ray Specht

Immediate Past Chair

Policy Committee Chair

Jason Bruckman

Jason Bruckman

Compensation Committee Chair

Betsy Fretwell

Nominating & Governance Committee Chair

Glenn Christenson

At Large

Frank Woodbeck

At Large

Bylaws Committee

Compensation Committee

Jason Bruckman    

Nominating & Governance Committee




Public Policy Committee

  Michael Brown      

Strategic Planning Committee

         Mary Simmons    

Finance Committee

    Mary Simmons