Michael Erin currently serves as manager of global initiatives with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. In this role, he helps promote economic development in Southern Nevada through strategic outreach and partnership, promoting Las Vegas as an attractive location for foreign investment, tourism, and business operations. To accomplish these goals, Michael Erin partners with a diverse array of stakeholders in the public and private sectors throughout the State of Nevada the region and the World. This position requires a great deal of international travel and strategic skills to accomplish the mission and vision of the LVGEA.
Before joining the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Michael Erin managed Webster Dental Care in Skokie, Illinois, where he increased profitability by a third in just a year and made significant improvements in workforce structure, expense management, paperless billing, and payroll.
Michael Erin graduated in the top 5 percent of his class at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, before going on to serve as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. He served from 2001 to 2012 and earned the Global War on Terrorism Medal as well as the Army Achievement Medal.
In his spare time, Erin enjoys foreign travel, running, working out, and following the Chicago Cubs.