Saturday, November 26, 2011

Steve Hill, New Director of Economic Development in Nevada - Oct 12th: Nevada's Future Starts Now!

Steve Hill, is the first Executive Director of the newly created Office of Economic Development in Nevada. The position is a cabinet level position in Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval's administration.

Steve Hill is a founder of Silver State Materials, a concrete, sand and gravel supplier in the Las Vegas area since 1987. Silver State was purchased by CalPortland in 2008 and Mr. Hill serves as Sr. Vice President, responsible for the Arizona - Nevada Materials Division.
Hill, currently the Sr. Vice President at CalPortland, a concrete, sand and gravel supplier in the Las Vegas area, will begin his position as Interim Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development effective October 3rd.

During Governor-elect Sandoval's transition, Hill served as Chair of the Economic Development Policy Committee and advised the Governor, Speaker and Majority Leader on economic development issues in preparation for the 2011 Legislative session. Hill is also a current member of the Commission on Economic Development.

Mr. Hill has served as the Chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce State Policy Task Force and a past Chair of the Chamber's Board of Trustees. He was elected Chairman of Service1st Bank of Nevada. He is also a past Chairman of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas, as well as past Chairman of Government Affairs for the Las Vegas Chamber, the Associated Builders & Contractors and the Associated General Contractors.

In recent years Mr. Hill has served as a member of the Nevada Savings and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission, the Clark County Growth Task Force; the Trauma System Development Task Force; the RTC Regional Fixed Guideway Citizens Advisory Committee; the Clean Water Coalition; the legislative Interim Advisory Committee on Air Quality; and as Chairman of the Governor's Construction Liability Insurance Task Force.

Mr. Hill received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology which is a highly selective college of engineering, science and mathematics with under 2,000 students in Indiana.

Wed, Oct. 12th at McCormick & Schmicks. Check-in is 11:30 am, and Lunch & Talk is at 12 pm. $30

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