Donald Contursi

Donald Contursi is the founder and president of Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, a culinary walking tour established in Las Vegas in 2014, and its sister company, Finger Licking Foodie Tours, set up in 2019 in Las Vegas. _ Lip Smacking Foodie Tours offers guests access to VIP service at renowned restaurants, where they enjoy curated […]

Rick Murdock

Rick Murdock is the Vice-President of Governmental Affairs at Eldorado Resorts downtown Reno properties. With over 39 years at the Eldorado, he has grown along with the company and is well-versed in all aspects of tourism and travel in Northern Nevada, as well as the hospitality and gaming industry. Having recently completed two full terms […]

Jane Moon

Jane Moon is the Director of Tourism & Special Events for the City of Fallon. Having lived in Fallon, Reno, and Las Vegas, she is passionate about sharing her hometown, and welcoming visitors to The Oasis of Nevada, as well as to the Silver State as a whole.  Prior to her career in tourism, she […]

Jill Rowland-Lagan

Jill Rowland-Lagan, CEO of the Boulder City, Nevada Chamber of Commerce is a native Nevadan, whose family settled in Boulder City in 1947. Her ties to the community are strong and her love of the City encourage her daily to serve it well. Having started her first business at sixteen, she has had an affinity […]

Edward Estipona

Edward Estipona has guided his agency, Estipona Group, from its founding in 1993 as a two-person design shop into a full-service marketing agency. He has spearheaded branding and communications initiatives for healthcare, nonprofit, arts and education, tourism, retail and economic development clients. Edward is among the youngest recipients of Reno’s “Advertising Person of the Year” […]

Kristin Windbigler

Kristin Windbigler currently serves as the Executive Director of the Western Folklife Center. In that role, she is responsible for establishing the vision for this mission-driven arts and culture organization that produces the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering that attracts several thousand visitors to Elko every year and provides year-round education and entertainment programs. Prior […]

Julie Pazina

Julie Pazina found her home in Las Vegas and never looked back, joining Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. She is the company’s national director of sales, overseeing sales in the Las Vegas market, as well as regional and national sales efforts. Based in Las Vegas, Edlen is a family-owned and operated company that has grown into […]

Steve Hill

Steve Hill has had a hand in building the Las Vegas economy for more than three decades. From literally helping build the casinos on the Strip to attracting new businesses to the area and helping pave the way for professional sports leagues, Steve has left his mark on Las Vegas. As Chief Executive Officer and […]

Charles Harris

Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Charles Harris was selected to lead the organization and joined the team in November 2020. Reporting to the RSCVA Board of Directors, Mr. Harris is responsible for all activities associated with the operation of the RSCVA and its facilities. Most recently, Harris served as the Chief Marketing […]

Cynthia Mun

Cynthia Mun changed careers eight years ago to become a well-traveled children’s book writer and is represented by literary agents Jenny Bent and Eliza Kirby of The Bent Agency in New York. Beyond serving on the Nevada Commission on Tourism, Cynthia is currently the Regional Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators […]