*Nonvoting, Ex Officio Board Member
Steve Hill is the President/COO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). The LVCVA is the destination marketing organization for Las Vegas and Southern Nevada, and its mission centers on attracting visitors by promoting the destination as the world's most desirable destination for leisure and business travel. The LVCVA also owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
President/Chief Operating Officer
In his role, Mr. Hill will be responsible for operations, finance, and the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion. Mr. Hill also serves as the chairman of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority.
Mr. Hill joined the LVCVA in 2018 with extensive years of operations, finance, and construction experience. Prior to joining the LVCVA, Mr. Hill was the director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), having been appointed to the position in 2011 by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval. He is a founder of Silver State Materials, a concrete, sand and gravel supplier in the Las Vegas area since 1987. Silver State was purchased by CalPortland in 2008 with Mr. Hill serving as its senior vice president, responsible for Nevada and Arizona operations. Additionally, he was the chairman of Service 1st Bank of Nevada, chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, and commissioner on the Nevada Commission on Economic Development.
Mr. Hill is a past chair of the Chamber's State Policy Task Force and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas. He has also served as chairman of Government Affairs for the Las Vegas Chamber, the Associated Builders & Contractors and the Associated General Contractors.
In recent years, Mr. Hill has served as a member of the Nevada Savings and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Commission; the Clark County Growth Task Force; the Trauma System Development Task Force; the RTC Regional Fixed Guideway Citizens Advisory Committee; the Clean Water Coalition; the legislative Interim Advisory Committee on Air Quality; and as chairman of the Governor's Construction Liability Insurance Task Force.
Mr. Hill earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana.