Mrs. Mallas is President and CEO of Nevada Regional Economic Development Center. She has more than 20 years of experience in financial banking, mortgage industries, raising capital, property management, commercial lending, and investing in commercial real estate. She is responsible for projects providing financial advisory services to clients in commercial and industrial businesses. She brings a unique blend of skill sets and experience to all of her diverse business enterprises. She was also Chairman Emeritus of First Asian Bank, the first bank in Nevada servicing Asian-Americans. In addition, Dee was Vice President and part owner of Skofed Mortgage Funding Corporation in Las Vegas. She is also President and part owner of RMI Realty. She also used to own Paragon Processing Company which provided processing services to the mortgage and commercial business industries. Dee believes that “givers gain”. Since 1995, she continues to give college scholarships to under-privilege young adults in Thailand. The Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce recognized Dee for her constant drive for success, motivation and determination when she was awarded “Business Person” of the year in 2007. Dee holds a B.A. in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance.