Tuesday, June 30, 2020

July 16 - Salute to Our Veterans

July 16 2020 - Salute to Veterans

Sam Peters

Sam retired as a Major from the United States Air Force in 2013 after spending time in Afghanistan, Iraq, Panama, Korea and various installations in the United States over a career that spanned more than twenty years. He earned a Bronze Star for his efforts in Afghanistan and was consistently recognized as #1 among his highly efficient and competent peers.

Sam is the Owner of Peters Family Insurance, a very successful risk management firm with two storefronts in the greater Las Vegas area.

Prior to settling in Las Vegas and exercising his entrepreneurial spirit, Sam spent two years as a corporate employee where he managed nearly $100M in annual revenue across the largest geographical region in the United States.

April Becker

Senate candidate. 

April Becker is a true Nevada success story. As a working mom with young children, April put herself through college and law school at UNLV. April is the owner of April Becker & Associates law firm and is a top-rated litigator and real estate attorney in Las Vegas. 

April has always enjoyed fighting for the underdog and taking the tough cases. She was selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and inducted into the “100 Hours Club” by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for her pro-bono legal aid to those in need. 

April firmly believes in giving back and serving the Las Vegas community. She proudly serves on the UNLV Libraries Advisory Board. 

April has built her business right here in Southern Nevada. She and her husband, Matt, have also raised their three children here. They enjoy giving back to the Las Vegas community they all call home.

Andy Matthews

Andy is the President of Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI), a conservative think tank. 

A graduate of Boston University’s College of Communications with a Bachelor’s in journalism, Andy worked several years as a sports writer for Fox Sports and MLB.COM. 

In 2005 Andy entered politics and worked on campaigns for two years, first in New Jersey, then in Nevada. 

In 2007 Andy joined NPRI as its communications director, became a vice president in 2008, and currently serves as the fourth president in NPRI’s history. 

For a list of some of Andy’s reports while at NPRI please see http://www.npri.org/scholars/detail/andy-matthews-4