Business Hall of Fame Inductee: Anthony M. Marlon, M.D.
Dr. Marlon came to Las Vegas in 1972 as Chief of Cardiology at Southern Nevada Memorial Hospital (now UMC), a position he retained until 1986. Dr. Marlon was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Health Services, Inc. (Siera), a publicly traded diversified healthcare company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Marlon founded Sierra in 1984. The company was comprised of a family of health-related subsidiaries including Health Plan of Nevada (HPN), Nevada’s largest health maintenance organization (HMO). Sierra became a public company in 1985 and was ultimately listed on the NYSE. At times, Sierra had between 5,000-7,000 employees and more than $4 Billion in revenue. In February of 2008, Sierra and its subsidiaries became part of UnitedHealthcare (United). Dr. Marlon was a consultant to United through February of 2009.
Member of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Community Advisory Board, since 2014.
Member of the Board of Directors of Education Resource Center for Journey Education, a non-profit private elementary school in Las Vegas, since 2011.
Member of the Board of Directors of Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. located in San Diego, California, since 2009.
President of the Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation. Created in 2008 and distributes $1.8MM/year in grants.
Past member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Foundation 1995-2013.
Past Chairman of the UMC Hospital Advisory Board (HAB) 2010-2012.
Past member of the Government Affairs Committee (GAC) of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce 1996-2009.
Past board member of the Nevada Development Authority (NDA) 1997-2008.
Past member of the Board of Directors of the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 1999-2008.
In 1992, Dr. Marlon was appointed a member of the Federal Task Force on Long Term Health Care Policies.
Past President of Southwest Medical Associates, Nevada’s largest medical group, 1972-1984.