COBAA BOARD BIOS Stephanie Berggren Stephanie Berggren (’06, Accounting) is a manager at Eide Bailly LLP (formerly Muckel Anderson CPAs) in Reno. She provides accounting services, tax and audit and specializes in account and auditing services for government and not-for-profit organizations. Stephanie currently serves as the president of the College of Business Alumni Association Board. Erika Saiz Erika Saiz (’09, Management, ’14, MBA) is a pharmaceutical sales representative for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). She is also the co-owner of a manufacturing company, Silver State Design, which manufactures custom architectural foam shapes. Erika is the president elect of the College of Business Alumni Association Board. Gary Brooks Gary Brooks (’14, MBA) is director of pharmacy and dietary services at Tahoe Pacific Hospitals. He is part of a team that specializes in the treatment of medically complex patients who require extended hospitalization. He earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Pacific in Stockton, Calif. in 2004 and holds advanced board certifications in pharmacotherapy and nutrition support. Gary is the secretary for the College of Business Alumni Association Board. Trevor Howell, CPA Trevor Howell (’11, Accounting) is a manager at KBCA, LLC in Carson City. His main focus is on taxation, including all types of business, individual, and estate and trust returns. Trevor is currently the treasurer of the College of Business Alumni Association Board. Laura Nelson, CPA Laura (Kelb) Nelson (’12, Accounting) is a senior accountant at Intuit. She started her career at a local firm in public accounting where she gained audit experience working with a variety of industries, including nonprofit organizations, government entities and gaming. Laura joined the College of Business Alumni Association in 2015 and is currently serving as the VP of Development on the Board of Directors.
Victor Wowo Jr. Victor Wowo Jr. (’11, Business Management) is a hospitality professional and regional sales manager with the Whitney Peak Hotel. Victor currently serves as VP of Public Relations for the College of Business Alumni Association Board. Megan Lowe Megan Lowe (‘10 Management) is a residential Real Estate Associate for Chase International Real Estate. Megan currently serves as VP of membership for the College of Business Alumni Association Board.
Kyle R. McCann, CFP Kyle R. McCann (’05, Finance, ’11, Masters in Finance) is a certified financial planner and founder of KRM Wealth Management, LLC. KRM is an independent, fee-only advisory firm specializing in comprehensive wealth management for families, high-net-worth individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations. Spencer Lewis Spencer Lewis (’11, Psychology) works for the UNR Environmental Health and Safety Department as a safety specialist. His role within the department includes developing emergency response plans and egress maps, as well as conducting evacuation drills, safety training, and accident investigations. Spencer is currently pursuing his MBA and serves as a graduate student liaison for the College of Business Alumni Association. Ziad Rashdan Ziad Rashdan (’15, Finance with an emphasis in Economics) was actively involved in many of the student organizations while attending The College of Business. There he worked in the Career Connections Office and the Student Success Center. In March, he relocated to Colorado and began working for Sierra Nevada Corporation in their Associate Business Analyst program.
The College of Business Alumni Magazine
University of Nevada, Reno College of Business Magazine 2016-2017