Kathy Parker Named Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator for Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance


(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, formerly the Nevada Development Authority, announced today that Kathy Parker has been appointed to the position of Senior Executive Administrator and Free Trade Zone Coordinator.

Parker will provide operational and administrative support to the LVGEA Executive Committee and Board of Trustees and all sub-committees. Her role as the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Coordinator is to ensure compliance of the principle responsibilities of the grantee for Foreign Trade Zone 89. She also assists the EVP Economic Development.  Parker, a 12-year resident of the Las Vegas valley, has worked for the LVGEA since 2000.

“Kathy has been leading the coordination for Foreign Trade Zone 89 for several years.  As we proceed with initiatives to promote our FTZ globally, we need to have someone coordinating this effort full-time”, said Tom Skancke, president and CEO of LVGEA.  “This position requires someone that is detail oriented and trusted to work with the federal government and Kathy is that person on our team.”

About Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to diversifying the economy in Southern Nevada and building the foundations for long-term economic growth.  For more information, call 702.791.0000 or visit www.www.lvgea.org.

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