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Press Release: Goodwill® of Southern Nevada Announces Addition of New Board Member

Rick Arpin joins the nonprofit organization’s board of directors

LAS VEGAS – Goodwill of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the addition of Rick Arpin to their board of directors. Arpin, a seasoned finance and operational professional, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position. Currently, Arpin serves as an executive with NRT Technology, a provider of financial services technology and other hardware and software products to the gaming industry.

“I am honored to share Rick Arpin is now a member of our board of directors,” said Rick Neal, President and CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. “Mr. Arpin is a welcomed addition to our board, and I know he will provide valuable insight and direction for our organization. Our board of directors is comprised of southern Nevada leaders who volunteer their time and we would not be able to do the work we do without their guidance and support.”

Arpin attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he earned a degree in accounting and finance from the Lee Business School. Additionally, Rick is a licensed CPA in Nevada. Positions held throughout his career include various senior finance and operation roles throughout his fifteen years with MGM Resorts, and seven years at the global audit and accounting firm Arthur Andersen. Notably, while working for MGM Resorts, Arpin spearheaded the development and operation of T-Mobile Arena.

“It is an honor to join the Goodwill of Southern Nevada Board of Directors,” said Arpin. “Throughout my career, I have witnessed firsthand the demand for proper job training and support from our residents attempting to enter and re-enter the workforce. I became a board member, because I believe the programs offered through Goodwill provide these much-needed services to southern Nevadans and make positive impacts in their lives.”

In addition, Rick is a member of the Board of Directors of the UNLV Alumni Association and the Board of Friends of Las Vegas Academy.