Signature Event Sponsor

Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Established in 1998 as a public charity, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada has distributed more than $120 million in grants and scholarships from 252 charitable funds to strengthen our Nevada home. The Community Foundation serves as a community leader, permanent charitable resource, and a philanthropic advisor in charitable giving. 


Media Sponsor

KNPB Public Television is seen by more than 115,000 people weekly in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California with additional viewership on multicast channels KNPB Create on channel 5.2, and KNPB PBS KIDS on 5.3. KNPB channels are also available on cable and satellite services. KNPB provides PBS national programming and award-winning KNPB produced local content. KNPB.org provides engaging interactive content, including the KNPB video portal at watch.knpb.org that streams all locally-produced KNPB content and most PBS national content. In the 2018-2019 school year, facilitators provided 2,970 workshops for 57,446 children. Founded in 1983, KNPB is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that is proud to entertain, captivate and foster the joy of learning.


Corporate Level Sponsors

Union Bank

MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service bank with offices across the United States.  We provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, retail banking and wealth management solutions to meet the needs of clients.  The Private Bank is an exclusive part of Union Bank dedicated to the financial needs of high net worth individuals, non-profit organizations, business owners, corporate executives and professional service firms. The Commercial Banking division focuses on companies on the West Coast with traditional Middle Market and Business Banking profiles, with revenues between $10 million to $1 billion.  


Eide Bailly is a top 25 CPA firm in the nation with offices in 15 states. Our clients benefit from local, personal service and, at the same time, enjoy access to 2,000 professionals with diverse skill sets  and experiences. By embracing change and innovation, we’ve grown along with our clients to become one of the top accounting firms in the U.S. Talented, down-to-earth people work at our firm, and we’re inspired to deliver outstanding expertise and care.


Bill Pearce Motors, your source for dynamic vehicles in Northern Nevada! All of our car dealerships in Reno, NV, place a heavy emphasis on customer service and creating a community-minded feel. We pride ourselves on our fair business practices and our ability to customize the car-buying experience to your unique needs. After all, we know how valuable your time is. When you work with our knowledgeable, expert teams, they’ll find the perfect vehicle for you at the right price, every time. Visit our BMW, MINI, Volvo or Porsche and Honda dealerships today, and see why we make buying local easy!


At American Wealth Management, we want to help you with your financial health so you can broaden what’s possible and obtain the life experiences that mean the most to you. We will help you set and achieve your lifelong financial goals through a customized financial strategy that reflects who you are, what you value and, ultimately, gives you the financial freedom, savings for retirement, and emergency funds to live your way.


Founded in 1919, Zonta is an international service organization with membership open to any professional having a desire to empower women, advocate against gender violence, and make a difference in the lives of women and girls. The name is derived from a Sioux Indian word meaning honest and trustworthy.  Zonta welcomes members of all ages, ethnicities, and professional backgrounds.  Since 1992, our club has raised over $250,000 in support of local and international service projects, and is best known for our 'Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women' campaign in late November, and our LUNAFEST Film Festival each spring.


The Association of Fundraising Professionals empowers individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy.  The Sierra Chapter, founded in 1988 is based in Reno and has more than 70 active members from Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Lake Tahoe and the surrounding communities.  The chapter offers educational luncheons, a yearly Training Conference and Cornerstone Awards Luncheon as well as many other unique opportunities for members such as our Mentor Program.


At Kimmel, we know that when it comes to recruiting, knowledge is power. Our professional executive recruiters and consultants specialize in the construction, supply chain, waste and recycling, and automotive industries. Each recruiter concentrates on a specific segment of their industry as well as a particular geographic region. This in-depth knowledge of each specialty and territory makes every market a local market to us.  We are committed to exceeding your expectations and providing unparalleled service. We do things the right way—with the same dedication, honesty, and attitude of service that have been the Kimmel standard for more than 38 years. We look forward to sharing our knowledge with you.


Fiercely independent and true.  Our aim, a decade ago, was never to blend in, but to bust out. To create something real, something true, something with heart and purpose and a fast-racing pulse. Not just another agency, but the people’s agency, the anti-agency, the post-agency agency.  And here we are today. An unapologetically human communications crew thriving at the new intersections of branding, public relations, digital, and design. And we’re ready to help you do the same. Let’s go somewhere epic, let’s make your brand matter more, let’s do your dreams justice.


Experience the Power of Exercise.  Owned by  Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, our Fitness Center is made up of a team of experts, who provide members with personalized care that is unmatched.   By providing a strong focus on health promotion and programs in addition to disease prevention and management, the Fitness Center fulfills a unique part of the mission of the Medical Center by seeking to elevate the overall  health of our community. Combining the medical resources of the hospital with a state-of-the-art fitness facility, the Fitness Center offers the highest in quality and experienced experts for Reno/Sparks residents.


Truckee Meadows Community College is a comprehensive community college located in Reno, Nevada. The College serves more than 25,000 students each year in credit and non-credit programs at five educational sites and more than 20 community locations. TMCC is northern Nevada's jobs college, preparing qualified students for jobs in industries right here in Nevada. In fact, 95% of our students remain in Nevada after completing their studies, helping to build and support our local community. TMCC students, graduates, employees and infrastructure put more than $678 million into the region's economy each year.


As one of the nation’s leading providers of wealth management services, Wells Fargo Private Bank has extensive experience and a wide range of  resources to help you achieve your financial goals.  Starting with an in-depth review of your financial situation, we develop tailored, comprehensive solutions that align with your goals and value.  Whether you donate time, money, or experience, few decisions  are more personal and heartfelt than those surrounding philanthropy. Wells Fargo can help you achieve your charitable vision and make the most of your gifts. Our philanthropic specialists help you evaluate your giving strategies, determine your needs, and  create a comprehensive, efficient gifting plan.


Sage Financial Advisors serves as your financial navigator. We want to help you make smart financial decisions and so you can do and pursue the things you love to do. Our financial advisors are equipped with decades of experience assisting individuals with planning, investing and spending. Whether you’re buying a home, planning for a child’s future, transitioning your business, trying to age gracefully,  or anything in between, let Brian or Kirstin help you manage and plan your financial future.


Table Sponsors

The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank provides a full range of personalized financial services for high net worth and high-income clients. We believe in the  benefit of establishing a long-term relationship with a local Private Banker who can provide a customized financial approach to your life, your legacy, and your finances.  Nevada State Bank, a division of Zions Bancorporation, N.A., is a full service bank founded 60 years ago offering a complete range of consumer, private, and business banking services with branches statewide. 


Inkind Sponsors

From corporate meetings to trade shows, Atlantis provides the expertise and resources to present your most successful conference or event. Choose from our endless selection of meeting spaces featuring two beautiful Ballrooms, the Grand Ballroom and Paradise Ballroom, 22 meeting rooms, a high-tech Executive Boardroom and a fully functional Business Center.  State-of-the-art technology in each meeting room gives meeting professionals complete control. Voted Best Special Events, Atlantis offers venues for large and small. All meeting space is conveniently located on one level, in close proximity to guest room elevators, restrooms, the Business Center and the Executive Boardroom.  Atlantis is honored to be a recipient of the distinguished AAA Four Diamond award. This prestigious recognition signifies the beauty and attention to detail eminent throughout the entire resort. Less than five percent of the nearly 31,000 properties approved by AAA achieve this coveted designation.  Atlantis delivers a standard excellence to our guest, unmatched in northern Nevada. This distinction reflects the premier accommodations esteemed in the community and in the region.


The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is globally recognized as the first of its kind. The school increases the understanding of philanthropy and improves its practice worldwide through critical inquiry, interdisciplinary research, teaching, training, and civic engagement.


Frequent news breakers, This is Reno is the city's news leader and influencer. It is Reno’s only locally owned and operated online news and events source.  The company's focus is our community — not national news, not world affairs and definitely not cat videos (unless it’s an awesome Reno cat).  This is Reno offers a truly local voice to Reno news and events via social media, podcasts, website and its e-newsletter.


N2 Publishing produces 1,000 neighborhood publications nationwide that create a sense of community and support local businesses.  Lakeridge Lifestyles is a social magazine serving the residents of Belsera, Carriage House, Lakeridge Shores, The Crest, Villagio, and the Lakeridge Shores Townhomes.


Our Midtown Reno photography studio offers a personalized and creative experience tailored for Johnstone Studios clients. We offer a full range of photography services, including children’s photography, newborn and maternity photography, family photo sessions at Lake Tahoe, Reno family photography, Reno boudoir photography, pet portrait sessions, and we are an established senior portrait photographer capturing creative and unique high school senior portraits in Reno and Lake Tahoe. Beyond our photography services, we are a small graphic design creative team specializing in logo design, branding, and the design of marketing materials for small business. While working with our team for your professional services, book a professional headshot photo session to update your corporate headshot.