Board of Directors


Megan Pagni, Board Chair, Executive & Finance Committee, Big Sister
Renown Health
Vice President of Contracting

Derek Beauvais, Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Chief Executive Officer

Barbara Burgat, Gala Committee
Bank of the West
VP Senior Private Client Advisor

Laura Ebert, Gala Committee
Willis Towers Watson, LLC
VP, Personal Risk Advisor

Mike Givens, Over the Edge Committee, Big Brother
Dickson Realty

Rick Greenthal, Donation Center Board
Sentex Systems, Inc.

Nadia Gulistani, Young Professionals Committee President
Senior Clinical Research Associate

Mark Krasner, Esq.
Blanchard, Krasner & French, Attorneys at Law

Robert LevyExecutive & Finance Committee
Whittier Trust Company
Vice President, Portfolio Management

Liza Maupin, past CEO, Gala Committee, Big Sister
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada

Ben Nelson, Over the Edge Committee, Big Brother
NAI Alliance
Vice President - Investments

Courtney Pino, Over the Edge Committee, Big Sister
Assured Partners Consulting
Employee Benefits Consultant

Tom Vallas, Donation Center Board
Hoy Chrissinger Kimmel Vallas, PC

Kent Vaughan
Grand Sierra Resort
Senior VP of Hotel Operations

Christy Wheeler, Executive & Gala Committee
VP of Human Services
Grand Sierra Resort

Meredith Williams, Gala Committee
United Federal Credit Union
Market Vice President

Rachel Yelley, Board Secretary, Donation Center Board & Executive Committee
United Construction
Marketing & Communications Manager



Advisory Board

Dr. Michael Bloch

Kevin Carman

Valerie Clark

The Honorable Bridget Robb

Lindy Pestello

Mike Reed

Tim Ruffin

Dr. Maria Sheehan

Ted Stoever

Amy Tirre

Maureen Zupon