John C. Courtney

John C. Courtney, '05 Economics and 2008 J.D., is a founding partner of LBC Law Group and chairperson of Nevada Legal Services' board of directors. Courtney is an Airborne Infantry combat veteran. He is the first person in his family to obtain a higher-education degree. Courtney graduated in the top 1% of his program with minors in philosophy and business law. He's also a frontman and lead singer of a popular local band.

Gabriela Everett

Gabriela Everett, '22 MPA, has been the director of advocacy and research at Three Square since April 2023. Everett enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Stephanie Gouveia

Stephanie Gouveia, '13 M.S. Couple and Family Therapy, began working with Supreme Court of Nevada in November 2022. 

Jennifer Lougee and Adriana Reynaga

Jennifer Lougee, 21 M.Ed English Language Learning, and Adriana Reynaga, 08 BA Elementary Education, have started a new business called Great Minds Education LLC. After a combined 41 years of teaching experience, the last 10-plus years in the Clark County School District, they decided to take their knowledge and principles of education and create educational materials and workbooks for children ages 3 to 10. Check them out on Amazon and coming soon to Etsy!

Precious Rideout

Precious Rideout, '08 Criminal Justice, is a 2023 Grist 50 honoree. She is the director of community engagement at the Institute for Market Transformation in Washington, D.C. Each of the 50 people featured on the Grist 50 list, presented in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, has found a unique way to apply their strengths, creativity, and time to tackling our era’s biggest problem. They’re driving change in policy, fashion, tech, and our food systems. They’re creating climate-informed comedy and music. They’re accelerating the clean energy transition.   

Melissa Lemoine

Melissa Lemoine, '99 Elementary Education, started her teaching career in 1999 at Wengert Elementary, a blue ribbon school. She moved to Ober Elementary and taught third grade for 10 years. Lemoine has taught in the charter at Doral Academy, fourth grade, for five years. She is thrilled to be working at Gunderson Middle School as the eighth grade health teacher and to have received her health endorsement! Besides teaching, Lemoine enjoys swimming, hanging out with friends and family, and watching her high school son play basketball.

Whitney Short

Whitney Short, '09 BA Communication Studies and '15 JD, and Amanda Stevens, '15 JD, have teamed up to start Short & Stevens Law, LLC, a law firm practicing in the areas of estate planning, probate, business law, and real estate law. Both have multiple degrees from UNLV and spend many volunteer hours helping the Las Vegas Valley community. They are excited for their new adventure and cannot wait to see what the future holds. 

Ryan Gallacher

Ryan Gallacher, '06 BS Communications and Media Studies, is an agency general agent with American National Insurance Company. Over the past 15 years, he has built a thriving business with a strong emphasis on protecting his clients and fostering the success of his agents. He was recently interviewed by FoundersMag, where he was asked to give advice about building lasting relationships.  Gallacher has been married to his wife, Courtney, for 18 years. Their greatest joy is raising their three wonderful children. Gallacher has always enjoyed sports. He likes to play them, watch them, and now coach or cheer on his kids any chance he gets.

Jessica Fuentes Alanano

Jessica Fuentes Alanano, '00 BS Elementary Education, '04 M.Ed. Curriculum Instruction, '08 M.Ed. Educational Leadership, is a proud Rebel. Having worked in public education as a teacher, reading specialist, instructional coach and assistant principal since 2001, she is committed to supporting the academic success of future generations of Nevada's children. Alanano worked for the Clark County School District for 21 years and is currently the proud principal of Legacy Traditional School Southwest.  She attended Basic High School and calls Henderson home. Alanano and her husband have five children, two of whom are currently attending UNLV.  She enjoys hiking, coaching soccer, spending time with her family and friends, cheering on her sons at hockey, and the Vegas Golden Knights. 

Andy Rogow

Andy Rogow, '91 MFA Theatre, was in the very first cohort of MFAs in the theatre department starting back in 1988. Since that time, he has worked steadily in theater. Rogow is now the artistic director of Island City Stage, a professional, award-winning theater located in Wilton Manors, Florida, whose mission is LGBTQ+ focused. The theater is currently in its 11th season. Island City Stage has produced several world premieres that have gone on to have Off-Broadway, regional, and international productions. His biography that appears in every program always mentions that he graduated from UNLV. Rogow says he would not have the career he's had without the education he received at UNLV.

Sean Larkin

Sean Larkin, '05 BS Accounting, is a passionate leader dedicated to fostering a culture of transparency and radical candor. As the CEO of OnLogic, a global manufacturer of IoT and industrial computer hardware, Larkin is focused on driving organization-wide alignment towards aggressive goals. In his time with the company, OnLogic has won regional growth awards and recognized as a top place to work. After contributing to multiple startups, Larkin joined PricewaterhouseCoopers and worked with other global firms, where he focused on international assignments, leadership, mergers and acquisitions, consulting, and engagements to stand in for C-level executives when gaps in management teams arose. He then extended into private industry in health care and transportation and logistics and then technology. In addition to his corporate contributions, Larkin also dedicates his time to working with nonprofits that support children and families, as well as those that focus on technology stewardship and education. He joined OnLogic in 2012 as CFO. Three years later, he became the company's COO and then transitioned to the role of president/CEO in 2016.  

Allesa Lagmay

Allesa Lagmay, '23 BS Kinesiology, works for John A. Burns School of Medicine, Health Information Management and University Health Partners of Hawaii, Speech and Hearing Clinic.