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Business pros honored at 40 Under 40 awards

Posted at 1:39 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-04 16:22:52-04

Vegas Inc. recently highlighted Southern Nevada’s most promising young business professionals under the age of 40 at its 16th annual 40 Under 40 awards at Crimson inside Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa. Winners across industries came together with family, friends and colleagues to celebrate their accomplishments and network.

Prior to the main event, honorees gathered for a reception on the T-Bones Chophouse patio complete with craft cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres from the restaurant. The guests were presented with complimentary gift bags from Sephora. Afterwards guests gathered at Crimson for the main event.

Greenspun Media Group’s Group Publisher Gordon Prouty hosted the program.Prouty welcomed each winner on stage and asked each honoree a question drawn out of a vase. Each honoree was presented with congratulatory proclamations from Congressmen Cresent Hardy and Joe Heck.

The 2016 40 Under 40 honorees included: Alexandra Lourdes of The Refined Agency; Alicia Green of Hendricks Drive Advertising; Andy Moore of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; Brent Bluett of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health; Bridget Richards of Colliers International - Las Vegas; Chris Gumiela of Monte Carlo Resort & Casino; Chris White of Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas; Colin Comer of Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club at MB; Daniel Kouretas of Kouretas Ventures, LLC; David J. Tina of Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors and broker and owner of Urban Nest Realty; David Perisset of Exotics Racing; Dr. John Anzalone of Sierra Vista High School; Dr. Spencer Stewart of WGU Nevada (a part of Western Governors University); Glenda Lippman-Monkarsh of Lippman Media; Greg A. Duffield of Bank of America; Jake Cannon of Smith's Food & Drug; Jennifer Turner of Nevada State Bank; Jessica Peralta of Fit4Mom Las Vegas; Joe Haro of Hakkasan Group; Kate McCullough of Nevada Donor Network; Katie Fellows of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Kelly Frey, formerly of Caesars Entertainment; Kelly H. Dove of Snell & Wilmer; Kevin Sweet of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; Kurt Melien of Live Nation, Las Vegas; Lauren Westerfield of Station Casinos, Inc.; Layke Martin of UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law; Marty Lopez of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Matt Wilson of Aristocrat; Max Tappeiner of The Venetian / The Palazzo Hotel, Resort & Casino; Nehme Abouzeid of Wynn Las Vegas; Raymond Hess of RTC of Southern Nevada; Ross Gdovin of Golden Entertainment, Inc.; Ryan Cupersmith of Ernst & Young LLP; Sara Childress of MGM Resorts International; Shauna Lemieux of Vegas PBS; Soraya Tabibi Aguirre of Holland & Hart LLP; Stacy Acquista of HCA Far West Division; Steve Aoki, DJ and Entrepreneur; Wesley Gregg of Gaudin Ford.
The 2016 40 Under 40 event was sponsored by Switch, Sephora, Southern Wine & Spirits and Audi Henderson.