LAS VEGAS– Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) has recently welcomed four new hires to the organization to advance economic development efforts: Director of Investor Services & Engagement Brooke Malone, Senior Accountant Joan Camillo, Engagement & Events Coordinator Jason Berthiaume, and Communications & Public Relations Coordinator Lexia Brockett.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brooke, Joan, Jason and Lexia to our team,” said LVGEA President & CEO Jonas Peterson. “They each bring extensive knowledge and experience that will play a critical role in advancing our organization’s mission.”
Brooke Malone– As Director of Investor Services & Engagement, Brooke Malone manages investor recruitment and recognition efforts. She specializes in relationship building, external relations and strategic growth.
Brooke has always found passion in community building. Before joining the LVGEA team, she served as Director of Development for Housing for New Hope, where she secured partnerships with new businesses, individuals, and foundations. In prior positions at United Way and Habitat for Humanity, she had the pleasure of working with more than 400 companies, where she fostered relationships with local businesses, community partners, and national retailers to generate donations for the organization’s largest fundraising entity. She also served on the board of the Urban Chamber of Commerce and was a member of United Way’s Young Philanthropist society.
Brooke graduated from Arizona State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication/ Media Studies.
“I am honored to be a part of a team whose mission I feel so passionately about,” said Brooke Malone. “I am looking forward to connecting with community members and creating meaningful relationships that positively impact the organization and the Southern Nevada region.”
Joan Camillo– As Senior Accountant, Joan Camillo is responsible for planning and directing all financial activities for the organization and providing oversight to LVGEA projects. She has over 10 years of experience in the accounting and bookkeeping field. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). While attending UNLV, Joan joined the LVGEA team as their accounting and operations intern. Before returning to LVGEA, she worked in the real estate industry, most recently serving as Senior Accountant for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.
Jason Berthiaume– Serving as Engagement & Events Coordinator, Jason Berthiaume is responsible for coordinating community engagement and event activities for LVGEA. He earned his degree in International Affairs from Florida State University. Prior to joining the LVGEA team, Jason was the Education & Events Manager for the Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association. In addition, he worked for the Pellet Fuels Institute, a national trade association, where he gained experience in membership and government affairs.
Lexia Brockett– As Communications & Public Relations Coordinator, Lexia manages all communications, public relations and social media efforts for LVGEA. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). While attending UNR, she served as Graphic Design Lead for the Joe Crowley Student Union and gained experience in sports media, serving as a multimedia intern for Nevada Wolf Pack Men’s Basketball. After graduating, she joined the LVGEA team as a communications and graphic design intern.