Phyllis is currently President and Executive Director of the Nevada Bankers Association, reporting to the Board of Directors and responsible for carrying out the mission and vision of Nevada Bankers Association. Her earlier professional experience is in communications, events, marketing and management and includes more than 15 years in the publishing and event industry. She served as Publisher and General Manager for Recharger Magazine and for Handsets & Accessories Magazine. Recharger's print media, online products, trade shows and conferences served business owners and helped to promote professional growth within the industry as well as promotion of the industry as a whole.
Along with a hardworking team, she was able to produce 15 editions annually, e-newsletters, and online magazines in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese. She led their teams in developing, marketing and producing seminars, conferences and trade shows throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia. She also has additional experience including contract positions as Director of Special Events for Ardyss International; Director of Operations and Marketing for Soiltech/NativeResources and Director International Business Development for The Recycler Publishing & Events. Earliest in her career, she directed a grant-funded state demonstration project focused on public awareness, community screenings and coordination of services among the various therapy and medical providers serving special needs infants birth through three.