The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Board of Directors recently welcomed new members, who will serve three-year terms.
Parasol is governed by an all-volunteer board and the members are selected for demonstrating a high level of commitment to the Tahoe region and personal involvement in community engagement.
Kevin Hameister graduated from California State University, San Marcos with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. He began his professional career at a public accounting firm specializing in taxation for real estate based entrepreneurs and their closely held companies. After four years of tax compliance and planning services, he left the firm to serve as the controller for a commercial real estate owner and developer. He relocated to Incline Village in July of 2012 to join the Ashley Quinn team. He is currently licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California and Nevada and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kevin is married, has boy-girl twins and lives in Incline Village. He is passionate about the local area and the outdoor activities it offers.
John McNellis, an Incline Village resident, is currently a consultant to the Department of Defense. Until the end of 2016, he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space, Strategic and Intelligence Systems at the Pentagon. This culminated a diverse 40-year industry career in the aerospace and defense sector that spanned the range from system architect to program manager to senior corporate executive. His last industry position was as Corporate Senior Vice President and President at L3 Technologies, with profit and loss responsibility for a $4B group with 17,000 employees who develop, deliver and maintain complex intelligence systems. John graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. degree in Physics. He later earned a M.S. in Physics from UCLA and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.
Catherine Reichenberg is a native Nevadan and a shareholder in the Gunderson Law Firm. She represents a wide variety of clients that have included everything from local to international businesses, business owners and professionals, commercial and residential real estate brokers and agents, homeowners, developers, contractors and others. She has counseled her clients in their non-litigation legal and business options. Prior to joining Gunderson Law Firm, Catherine clerked for the California Assembly Judiciary Committee, the law firm of Diepenbrock Harrison in Sacramento, CA, the law firm of Lafili, Van Crombrugge & Partners in Brussels, Belgium and worked as a law clerk to U.S. Senator Harry Reid in Washington. D.C.