Our students get the benefit of working with experienced leaders from the top companies in Las Vegas.

Board of Directors

Officers

Rino Armeni

Rino Armeni

Chairman and Founder of the Board

President - Armeni Enterprises

Max Tappeiner

Max Tappeiner

President

Vice President of Hotel Operations - Venetian/Palazzo

Steve Arcana

Steve Arcana

Executive Vice President

Chief Operating Officer - Golden Entertainment

Paola Armeni

Paola Armeni

General Counsel

Managing Partner - Gentile Cristalli Miller Armeni Savarese, PLLC

Loni Gray

Loni Gray

Field Marketing Manager - Jack Daniel’s

West Field Marketing Manager - Jack Daniel’s

Joe Haro

Joe Haro

Chief Marketing Officer

Director of Sponsorship - Hakkasan

Ryan Voss

Ryan Voss

Chief Scholarship Officer

Caesars Entertainment Corporation - Vice President of Beverage

Chris Baldizan

Chris Baldizan

Senior Vice President, Entertainment

MGM Resorts International

Scott Blazek

Scott Blazek

General Manager and Executive Vice President

Breakthru Beverage

Gary Charmel

Gary Charmel

President

Johnson Brothers of Nevada

Rebecca Howell

Rebecca Howell

Director of Client Services

Surevest Wealth Management

Dayna Kovacic

Dayna Kovacic

National Accounts Manager

Danone Waters of America

Amy Lee

Amy Lee

Executive Director

Las Vegas Business Academy

Paul Sinowitz

Paul Sinowitz

VP of Food & Beverage Global Procurement

MGM Resorts International

Board Members

Omar Alami

Omar Alami

Retail Sales Director

Anheuser-Busch

John Arishita

John Arishita

Chief Executive Officer

Plush Creative Agency

Garo Atamian

Garo Atamian

Chief Strategy Officer

Haig’s Quality Printing

Dominique Bertolone

Dominique Bertolone

Executive Director of Food & Beverage

Bellagio

Adam Blumberg

Adam Blumberg

President

JEM West

Rob Boyer

Rob Boyer

Director of National Accounts On Premise

Director of National Accounts On Premise - Bacardi U.S.A.

Dominic Caldera

Dominic Caldera

Chief Executive Officer

Get Fresh Sales

Matt Carfagnini

Matt Carfagnini

Market Manager

Stoli Group

Lester Carter

Lester Carter

State Manager of Nevada

Beam Suntory

Lou D’Andrea

Lou D’Andrea

Regional Manager On-Premise

Red Bull North America

Jessica Duran

Jessica Duran

Nevada On-Premise Manager

Moët Hennessy

Julian Griffiths

Julian Griffiths

Vice President of Food & Beverage

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Davin Homan

Davin Homan

State Manager

The Patron Spirits Company

Cory Johnson

Cory Johnson

Vice President of Food & Beverage

Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Mark LaVoie

Mark LaVoie

Vice President of Food and Beverage

Boyd Gaming

Robyn Lessinger

Robyn Lessinger

Division Director

FIJI Water, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, Landmark Vineyards

Michael Mixer

Michael Mixer

Executive Managing Director

Colliers International

Rob Nelson

Rob Nelson

Director of NRS Accounts

Nevada Beverage Company

Jason Pohlemus

Jason Pohlemus

Senior National Account Executive

Coca-Cola

Bryan Poole

Bryan Poole

Asst. Vice President Global Corporate Accounts

EcoLab

Gordon Prouty

Gordon Prouty

Group Publisher

Greenspun Media Group

Joe Radetich

Joe Radetich

President

Sysco Las Vegas

Aran Smith

Aran Smith

Region Manager, Nevada

Pernod Ricard USA

Ian Staller

Ian Staller

Executive Vice President

Southern Wine and Spirits

Anthony Stelluto

Anthony Stelluto

Senior Vice President

Bank of Nevada

Josh Towbin

Josh Towbin

Owner

Towbin Automotive

Jeff Victor

Jeff Victor

Vice President of Operations

The D Hotel

John Wald

John Wald

Principal

Klai Juba Wald Architects