An executive in economic development, Michael Erin formerly led the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance as chief of staff and director of operations. He has since transitioned to the position of vice president of development with the Economic Club of Las Vegas. Michael Erin holds a bachelor of arts in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute, which was recently recognized by Business First magazine.
Business First ranked Virginia Military Institute 45th on its list of nearly 500 four-year public schools in the United States. Only three Virginia schools ranked higher. The magazine bases its rankings on data from the US Census Bureau American Community Survey and the National Center for Education Statistics.
Business First ranks only public colleges and universities and considers selectivity and the cost of tuition and housing. Other criteria include retention rates, graduate rates, and the quality of campus resources.