Mr. Mallas is the Chairman of Nevada Regional Economic Development Center (NREDC). He has more than 45 years of experience in financial banking, mortgage industries, land development, acquisitions, mergers, raising capital, construction, asset management, commercial lending, and investing in commercial real estate. Mr. Mallas used to oversee all his businesses, including his mortgage business; which had over $800 million in funded loans. He was former director and founder of the First Asian Bank, which was chartered by the State of Nevada. First Asian Bank was notable because it was the first diverse bank in Nevada, designed to service the ethnically diverse Asian-American community. In addition, Mr. Mallas was Chairman, President of Skofed Mortgage Funding Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada and Chairman of RMI Realty, a commercial and industrial real estate business. Mr. Mallas has an extensive history of developing successful, commercial, industrial projects in the western United States. Mr. Mallas maintains active involvement in several community service organizations. He was awarded “Mortgage Banker” of the year 1995 and “Mortgage Broker” of the year 2002. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Finance.