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WCCNV Legacy Foundation Board & Directors

June L. Beland

Founder, President & CEO

Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada since 2002 Entertainment Industry, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist - 38 years Semi-Retired Publisher (Celebrity & Business publishing since 1977). Graced the 2005 Las Vegas Centennial Wall of Women with 256 other women Featured in the Nevada Women’s Legacy Book for the 150 Years of Excellence.

Norman H. Beland, Sr.



Retired from the transportation industry after 42 years, experience with legal paperwork on regulations for local and long distant transportation, and accountability for DOT. He was honored with safety awards within the freight transportation industry while keeping within the guidelines of the Labor Unions.

Board of Directors

Anita Laruy

Dynamic Life Change - Serves as Vice-President of the Board of Governors at North Vista Hospital; Member of the Women’s Chamber Executive Board and Director of Government Affairs

Anita Laruy has been living in Las Vegas since 1986. She grew up and was educated in New York. She holds both a Bachelors and Law Degrees and was certified as a Life Coach at the Coach Training Alliance. She worked at the City of North Las Vegas for 19 years and held the following positions:  Director of Intergovernmental Relations, where she served as the City’s Lobbyist; Assistant to the City Manager; and Director of the North Las Vegas Library District. She is currently a Certified Life and Legislative Coach.  She is very active in the Las Vegas community and currently serves as Vice-President of the Board of Governors at North Vista Hospital; Member of the Executive Board and Director of Government Affairs for the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada. She has also served on many state and local boards.  Her awards are too numerous to list. Anita is fully bilingual: English and Spanish.

Dolores Campuzano-Pignatello

The Cosmopolitan - Executive Director of Banquet Operations and Property Ambassador for Community Involvement for the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas


Dolores has worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 26 years. Prior to the Cosmopolitan, Dolores was with MGM Resorts International for over 15 years at 3 of their Luxury Properties (Bellagio, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage). Other previous employers include Pebble Beach Resorts, Hard Rock Resorts and Walt Disney World Resorts. Dolores is a UNLV Alumni ’00, an MGM Resorts International Leadership Institute Alumni ‘12 and a Leadership Las Vegas Alumni ’16. She is a mentor and advocate to various individuals throughout the Hospitality Industry, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and within the community. Dolores is currently a WCCNV Board Member, a WCCNV Legacy Foundation Board Member, a Congressional Award of Nevada Board Member, a DFSSNV Board Member and a Nevada Donor Network Diversity Council Member.

Summer Webb

American Estate & Trust LLC - Vice President of Business Development

Summer Webb serves as Vice President of Business Development for American Estate & Trust (AET), a Nevada Trust Company and Financial Institution. AET provides software for businesses nationwide to manage retirement accounts and alternative investments. Summer has been with AET since 2015, heading strategic partnerships and business development. She has a background in real estate and project management. Her vast industry knowledge and experience enable her to successfully support the needs of scaling businesses across the country. As a wife and mother, Summer is personally passionate about the community. She provides education on financial literacy and investing in alternative assets with retirement funds. Her family volunteers/sponsors numerous athletic and educational youth programs and provides college scholarships and funding to multiple charities. She also serves on the Executive Board of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and The Legacy Foundation Board, providing scholarships to at-risk youth.

Tamie L. Heiss


Bank of America - VP/Sr. SBA Business Development Officer, Bank of America

Tamie L. Heiss is the Vice President/ Sr. SBA Business Development officer at Bank of America. With over 25 years in banking, her expertise primarily lies in commercial lending with a focus on SBA financing to support small businesses. Tamie is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs get access to capital for their ventures through the SBA program. She has worked for Bank of America for the last 9 years and covers SBA financing across the entire state of Nevada and several Midwest states. She serves as Bank of America’s ambassador to NAWBO representing the institution within the organization. She has also previously held the role of Treasurer on the board of NAWBO extending her commitment to the organization. Originally from Las Vegas, Tamie is a UNLV graduate with a Bachelors in Business Administration specializing in Finance. Residing in Henderson, she is a devoted mother to her son, daughter, two dogs and actively engaged in supporting her community.

Rita Vaswani

Nevada State Bank - VP/Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank


As a relationship manager for the Professional Banking team, I help busy professionals like doctors, dentists and attorneys with all aspects of their financial needs, both business and personal. I have over 20 years of banking experience focusing on SBA loans and financing for mergers & acquisitions, commercial real estate, working capital, equipment & inventory purchases, and managing cash flow. As a Las Vegas resident since 1992, I am the founding President of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce and president of Asian American Group/AAG. I sit on several boards, including the Advisory Board for Touro University, Advisory Board of Dignity Health St. Rose Hospitals, Executive Board of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada, Board of Trustees for the FBI Citizens Academy and also serve as policy chair for AREAA (Asian Realtors Association of America) and Advisory Board Member of Las Vegas Metro Police Multi Cultural Advisory Council. I am Founder/President of the Nevada Congressional Awards Board and a member of the National Congressional Awards Board. In addition, 2013 NV Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee by Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada©

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