Fuilala Riley, CEO for HELP of Southern Nevada (HELP) joined the agency in 2003, after 10 years in the casino/hospitality industry. Throughout her tenure at HELP she has had the opportunity to launch new impactful programming and grow existing programs with a fabulous group of mission focused co-workers. Ms. Riley was an integral team member during the acquisition/merger of two non-profits into HELP in 2008 and 2009. She oversaw the new construction and financing of the new 37,000 square foot, 166 bed Shannon West Homeless Youth Center, located on HELP’s East Flamingo campus.
A proud UNLV Hotel College and Leadership Las Vegas Alumna, class of 1996 and 2010 respectively. Additionally, Ms. Riley is a 2011 Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative-Emerging Leader and in 2013 selected as a VEGAS Inc. Woman to Watch. In her spare time Fuilala volunteers on the Board of The Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Foundation and with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce for Leadership Las Vegas.
The Jameson Fellowship focuses on leadership and recognizes individuals – of diverse ages, races, backgrounds, sectors, and organizations - for their contributions to southern Nevada. The Fellowship is an investment in relationships and aims to build a solid and connected leadership base across the nonprofit sector.