You are part of a special tradition—a tradition of excellence in education, service as professionals, and support of the future alumni.
The university partners with the UNLV Alumni Association, a separate nonprofit organization, to offer a variety of programs and services in support of alumni and their families. We encourage you, our alumni, to maintain ties with the university and support our values of higher learning through advocacy, involvement, and giving.
Jeremy Burr, ’09 BS Business Administration, recently was promoted to vice president at Valuation Research Corporation where he handles a variety of business valuation services for corporate financial reporting, mark-to-market valuations of private equity and hedge fund’s illiquid securities, and tax planning valuations for individuals. His hobbies include squash, snowboarding, rock climbing, comedy shows, and traveling. He and his wife, Stephanie Beadle Burr, ’08 BA Economics, enjoy good food and wine, movies, and watching UNLV men’s basketball games. She also works in the professional service industry. The couple lives in downtown Chicago.
Thomas W. Stewart, ' 11 BA Political Science, '13 Master of Public Administration, '16 JD, is an associate at the law firm of Marquis Aurbach Coffing. He previously served as a law clerk to Nevada Supreme Court Justice Mark Gibbons.
Shannon Lee, ’13 BS Business Administration, is an accountant for the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. Her hobbies are running, reading, playing guitar, and watching Runnin’ Rebel basketball.
Kirk Cresto, '88 BS Accounting, became director of corporate insurance at NiSource and vice president and board member for NiSource Insurance Company (NICI), a pure captive insurance company of the parent NiSource, in 2015. NiSource is one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States, serving nearly 4 million customers across seven states. Before that, Cresto held various positions of responsibility at NextEra Energy in Juno Beach, Florida, and at NVEnergy. This May he graduated from the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University with his executive MBA. He holds the RIMS-CRMP designation from the Risk Management Society (RIMS) as a certified risk management professional. While at UNLV he became a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army through the university's Army ROTC program. All of his sons, including Bryce Cresto, '09 BA Criminal Justice, '10 BS Public Administration, and '15 MBA, also have served or still are serving in the Army. His hobbies include exercise, triathlons/duathlons, cycling, running, attending sporting events, and traveling. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.