The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) is proud to announce that Kylie Rowe has been promoted to Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs. In this role, she will lead the organization’s communications team, coordinate strategic partnerships and advance public policy at the local, state and federal levels.
“We are very proud of the progress Kylie has brought to the organization in the last 11 months as part of the business development team,” said LVGEA President and CEO Jonas Peterson. “Her direct experience in economic development for Las Vegas—in addition to her background in real estate, entrepreneurship and marketing—will no doubt enhance and expand the LVGEA’s strategies in communications and public affairs.”
Prior to being promoted to this position, Rowe served as the LVGEA’s vice president of economic development. With a focus on lead generation, she was responsible for facilitating, promoting and ensuring the attraction of new LVGEA client companies in Greater Las Vegas.
Since her start with the organization in Jan. and with the help of the business development team, she managed projects with 151 companies, executed eight lead generation missions and facilitated six company expansions and relocations that projected the creation of 365 jobs over the next five years.
Before moving to Las Vegas, Rowe spent a decade in Reno, where she was the vice president of relocation and corporate services at Dickson Realty, a trustee on the Board of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) and a team member of TEDxUniversityofNevada. She was also previously the assistant director of the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).
Rowe earned her bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in business administration from UNR.