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NAWBO Southern Nevada - Business Lunch: Southern Nevada Re-Emerges

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:30am1:00pm
4043 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
United States
Registration Deadline: 
June 19, 2020 - 4:00pm

Due to recent events, we'd like to offer an option for those that would like to attend the June luncheon virtually. Viewers will be able to watch NAWBOSNV announcements, see the new Board and listen to the speaker. ZOOM information will be sent out prior to the luncheon. Thank you for your support.


Join the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) of Southern Nevada and Thomas J. Burns for an important discussion on the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Southern Nevada and how we move forward as a community. 

Tom has been with Cragin & Pike, Inc. since 1991, a shareholder since 1998 and President since 2010. (Cragin & Pike is Nevada’s oldest independent insurance agency.) He started his career by attaining his Certified Public Accountant designation with Deloitte and was subsequently the Assistant Corporate Controller at United Gaming, the predecessor of Bally Gaming Technologies.

A Las Vegas resident since 1970, Tom has a B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1985. He is a past Director for the UNR Alumni Association and served as the President of the Las Vegas Chapter.

Professional involvement includes President and National Director for the Nevada Independent Insurance Agents. He was named their Person of the Year in 2008. He is also a past board member for the Nevada Society of CPAs, Associated Builders and Contractors, Nevada Contractors Association, Nevada State Emergency Response Commission. Tom is 2004 alumni of Leadership Las Vegas.

His charitable endeavors include currently serving on the board for Make a Wish of Southern Nevada and formerly served as a board member for Habitat for Humanity.

Tom was appointed and served on the Integrated Resource Planning Advisory Committee for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and currently serves on the Government Affairs Committees for the Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Nevada Subcontractor Association, and Board of Trustees for the Vegas Chamber of Commerce as the Chairman for 2020. He is also a member of Faith Lutheran High School’s Business Advisory Council.

Tom has been married to his wife Shelly for 34 years. They have two children, JT (University of Nevada, 2018) and Megan (University of Arizona, 2021)


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