2018 CFO of the Year Awards Judges

Tom Elmer, Executive Vice President

Thomas Elmer is Executive Vice President and Senior State Credit Administrator, overseeing all aspects of credit administration, including loan approval, risk grading, loan servicing, special assets, construction disbursement, and appraisals. He joined Nevada State Bank in 2013 after serving for more than 15 years with a regional bank in the Pacific Northwest, most recently as Senior Vice President and Regional Credit Officer.

Before beginning his banking career, Elmer studied accounting and economics at Washington State University and Eastern Washington University. He has extensive experience in the banking industry and has been recognized with several professional awards.

Lisa Manning, Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Manning is Opportunity Village’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing over 25 years of experience in operations, financial management and business consulting to the organization. Currently, Lisa has responsibilities for budget preparation, internal controls, financial reporting, information technology, benefits administration, Board of Directors presentations, contract administration, cash management, risk analysis, and a variety of other financial and general management areas.

Lisa has served the Las Vegas community as a business and financial consultant since 1997 in both commercial and nonprofit sectors across a variety of industries ranging from construction and real estate to medical. Lisa comes to us from the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health where she served six years as the Chief Operations Officer. Lisa has been a licensed CPA since 1992 with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington. Also, Lisa plays tennis competitively in the USTA Nevada and enjoys singing.

Tom Thomas, Managing Partner

Thomas A. Thomas is the Managing Partner of the Thomas & Mack Co., an investment management and commercial real estate development company. Mr. Thomas has managed the company since its formation in 1992. After completing his legal studies in 1986, Thomas joined the Valley Bank of Nevada as Vice President and Legal Counsel. In 1988, Thomas was named Regional Vice President for retail banking operations. In 1990 he was named Senior Vice President over Private Banking and Corporate Trust Services. With the merger of Valley Bank of Nevada into Bank of America in 1992, Thomas left his banking career to formalize the real estate and wealth management operations of the Thomas & Mack Company. The real estate operations of the Company include the ownership and management of over 4 million sq. ft. of office and light industrial properties in Las Vegas as well as real estate developments in California, Arizona, and Utah. Thomas received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from the University of Utah in 1982 and a Law Degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1986. He is also a graduate of the National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University. For over two decades Thomas has been intimately involved with numerous local charitable organizations.