Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association Serving the industry since 1979

Women in Lodging


NHLA Women in Lodging is the premier state-wide industry organization exclusively for female hospitality professionals. NHLA Women in Lodging provides the ideal forum to promote women’s leadership as well as professional career development.

NHLA Women in Lodging offers a dynamic mentor program, seminars, workshops, networking events, community philanthropic involvement, and access to female industry leaders.


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WIL Council 2021

Diane Gandy Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association President, Founder
Jaime Miranda Venetian & Palazzo, V.P., Hotel Operations, Luxury Services Chairperson
Chris Breed Soleil Management, Vice President Operations Vice Chairperson
Mary Ann Burns Boyd Gaming, Vice President of Hotel Operations Founding Member
Michele Kline Link Hospitality Member
Nicole Marshall Siegel Suites Member
Carolyn Shelton TISOH Instructor Member

            Upcoming Events

Pay it Forward with Paint and Pinot
July 28, 2021
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

2021 Annual NHLA WIL Conference
November 4, 2021
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.



NHLA thanks our sponsor Timothy S Y Lam Foundation for supporting Women in Lodging.

Visit the event calendar for a full listing of all upcoming events.

Mentor sessions are offered two times per year in SNV. Mentors and Mentees are welcome to sign up at any time for the next session. It is a fun, educational and active program. Membership is free to all women employed at NHLA member organizations, regardless of your position within the company. Men are encouraged to support Nevada’s Women in Lodging, as well, by attending and/or sponsoring events.

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The following organizations are currently represented in NV WIL:

Aria Resort & Casino
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Avi Resort & Casino
Bluegreen Club 36
Boyd Gaming Corporation
California Hotel Casino
Carson Valley Inn
College of Southern Nevada
Dale Carnegie Training of Nevada
Diamond Resorts International
Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
DTN Productions International
Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel
Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Club
Fairfield Inn Las Vegas Airport
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
Gold Dust West - Carson City
Hampton Inn & Suites
Heartland Payment Systems
Hilton Worldwide
Holley, Driggs, Walch, Fine, Wray, Puzey & Thompson
Icebox Consulting Group
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M Resort Spa & Casino
Mandarin Oriental
MGM Resorts International
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Predictive Leadership Solutions
PSAV Presentation Services
Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors
Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
Service Advisor USA
Soleil Management
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits
Suncoast Resort & Casino
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
The ASNY Corporation
The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
The International School of Hospitality
The Orleans Hotel & Casino
The Rainmaker Group
The Ridge Tahoe
The Service Companies
The Venetian & Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino
Tropicana Las Vegas - A Doubletree by Hilton
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Vdara Hotel & Spa
Vegas PBS
Whitney Peak Hotel
Workplace ESL Solutions, LLC
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
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Jaime Miranda, 2021 WIL Chairperson