65th Anniversary Team UWSN Spotlight | Samuel L. Rudd

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our team at United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN). Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Samuel L. Rudd, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. With his extensive experience and passion for community engagement, we are confident that Sam will play a pivotal role in driving positive change and furthering our mission at UWSN. In this Q&A-style blog, we sit down with Sam to learn more about his role, his inspiration for joining our team, and his favorite moments from Las Vegas history.

Tell us more about your role?  

As the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, I will be overseeing the day-to-day operations and financial aspects of the organization. Working with an incredible team, we aim to make a positive impact in the community.

What inspired you to join the UWSN team?  

I was inspired to join UWSN because of the opportunity it provided to support our community in a very unique and direct way, with every decision, and on a daily basis.

What is one thing everyone must do when they visit Las Vegas?  

Visit the El Cortez and enjoy the Prime Rib at Siegel’s 1941.

What is your favorite moment from Las Vegas History? 

Elvis and Priscilla Presley’s wedding. My Father-in-law was a waiter and is in the picture of their wedding party.


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