Patrick Moore

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Patrick has come full circle by coming to work at the SBDC. He worked in helping professions before graduating from California State University-Chico with a B.A. degree in Social Work in 1980. After graduation he continued to work with youth and families but in 1983, he was recruited by Bank of America to their training

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Luis Caldera

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Luis Caldera has been a resident of Las Vegas for 22 years. He possesses 7 years of expertise in business administration, bookkeeping, and business formation. Luis specializes in business entities and licensing, placing a particular emphasis on construction licensing. Having contributed to the initiation of numerous businesses across diverse sectors, his dedication lies in assisting

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Zach Miles

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Zach currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Technology and Partnerships at UNLV and the Executive Director of the UNLV Research Foundation. Zach is responsible for driving new ideas to life changing products and services, engaging industry in mutually beneficial collaborations, supporting small businesses formation and growth through services rendered by the Nevada Small

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Carmen Mendez

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Carmen comes with extensive management and business development experience across different industries, such as H&R Block, 7-Eleven Corporate and PepsiCo. In her tenure with these industries she has developed well-honed communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills. The value she brings is her leadership, understanding of managing a business, work ethic and a creative entrepreneurial spirit

Rachel Gomez Autry

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Rachel joins Nevada SBDC with 20 years of experience in executive recruitment, corporate talent acquisition, HR Consulting, and as a small business owner. Her most recent experiences have been in supporting our Las Vegas small business community. She has worked on a national level with consumer brand leaders, non-profit organizations, and in the arts and

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George Garcia

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George Garcia joined the SBDC team eager to share his expertise with the southern Nevada business community. George is a highly committed and dynamic mentor, providing solutions in the area of Business Financing, Business Planning, Organizational Management, Leadership, Developing top-performing teams, Succession Planning and Franchising. To best identify the needs of business owners, George leans

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Mandi Elliott

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Mandi Elliott is a transplant from Houston, Texas who recently relocated to Las Vegas.  She has BS in education and experience in economic development, market strategies, non-profit administration, and local chambers of commerce.  Mandi owns a Virtual Assistant business that offers a variety of services to a wide range of clients: Executive Assistance, Website Development, Graphic Design,

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Albert Delgado

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Albert Delgado is a Business Development Advisor at the BlackFire Innovation location in Las Vegas. He has been involved with many facets of consumer and business lending and provides a background in banking, credit, financial literacy, cash flow, financial reports, sales, CRA development, real estate, and other aspects of alternative capital development. A native of

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