LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes to the team Michael Gordon, Ph.D., director of strategic initiatives and research.

As part of LVGEA’s rapidly expanding staff and goal to achieve a research component within the organization, Dr. Gordon will be crucial to spearheading this initiative.

“By welcoming Dr. Michael Gordon to our staff, LVGEA is now fully equipped to develop our own research to better serve the business community and Southern Nevada,” said Jonas Peterson, President and CEO of LVGEA. “Dr. Gordon is an invaluable asset to our team, and I am confident that Southern Nevada will benefit greatly from his addition to our organization.”

“I’m excited to work in a dynamic environment which builds global relationships to improve the Las Vegas valley. Specifically, I’m looking forward to producing research that is timely, collaborative in nature and useful to our partners and the region,” said Dr. Gordon.

Dr. Gordon collaborates with the LVGEA team in the implementation of the regional economic development plan. He will also track and report progress on the strategic plan, LVGEA’s deliverables to other stakeholders in the region, and conducts public policy research.

About the LVGEA:

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance is a 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to growing the economy in Southern Nevada through connectivity, community development, and strong business recruitment, retention and outreach. LVGEA’s vision is to help Southern Nevada residents thrive in a global economy by fostering a more prosperous, diverse and connected regional economy.