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

Latoya Bembry & John Helderman join the nonprofit organization’s board of directors.

LAS VEGAS – Goodwill of Southern Nevada is proud to announce the addition of Latoya Bembry and John Helderman to its Board of Directors. Bembry, the Director of Strategic Communications for The Ferraro Group, has an extensive background in communications and will provide vital expertise to the board. Helderman, a former board member, and CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada, returns to the Board of Directors and brings an established understanding and prevalent insight to the organization.
“I am honored to announce Latoya Bembry and John Helderman are now members of our board of directors,” said Rick Neal, President and CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada. “Both individuals have had tremendous success in their professional endeavors and will provide much-needed support and insight to our board. I look forward to the future accomplishments of our organization with the assistance of John and Latoya.”
In her current position, Bembry is responsible for planning, managing, expanding and implementing communications and public relations strategies and programs designed to support The Ferraro Group’s client goals and initiatives. Bembry began her career in 2003 with The Ferraro Group and has since worked with clients that span a wide range of industries including healthcare, law, education, non-profit, and more. In recognition for her exemplary contributions within her community and company, Bembry was named one of Vegas Inc.’s “40 Under 40” honorees in 2017.
Helderman, who became the CEO of Goodwill of Southern Nevada in May 2017, led the nonprofit in a complete restructuring that greatly improved the organization. Now, as the Vice Chairman of the board, Helderman is excited to continue supporting Goodwill and its mission. Prior to his position with Goodwill, Helderman held several titles with Caesars Entertainment including Vice President of Finance for the Flamingo, LINQ, and the Cromwell, and Corporate Vice President of Capital Planning.