HELP of Southern Nevada is honored to announce the appointment Amber Beason, Tax Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen, John Alam, Franchisee at Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill and The Human Bean andTalor Zamir, Founder of Peak Performance Life, to the nonprofit organization’s Board of Trustees. These members’ dedication to the local community paired with their respective industry’s expertise and network will help further HELP’s mission to assist families and individuals throughout Southern Nevada to overcome barriers and attain self-sufficiency through direct services, training and referral to community resources.
“We are absolutely honored to welcome Amber, John and Talor to our wider Board of Trustees,” said President and CEO of HELP of Southern Nevada, Fuilala Riley. “HELP relies heavily on our specially curated community of strong-minded individuals who are passionate about leveraging their strengths and assets to make Southern Nevada a better place. We are grateful to have such accomplished and selfless intellectuals on our Board of Trustees who help support and further HELP’s mission to connect the local underserved community with the proper instruments to attain self-sufficiency.”
A proud University of Las Vegas, Nevada graduate, Amber Beason received both her B.A. and Master of Science in Accounting from the local university. Since then, Beason has accrued nearly two decades in the accounting industry, moving her way up from Tax Manager at Johnson Jacobson Wilcox, to Director of Income Tax Compliance at MGM Resorts International, to Tax Partner at Johnson Advisors and eventually to her current role as Tax Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA). Within this position, is responsible for all aspects of client service and engagement management including income tax compliance, income tax planning, strategic planning, and management consulting.
Boasting nearly 26 years in the F&B industry, John Alam took his experience he learned as a Crew Member at Sonic Drive-In and created a career for himself in the franchise business. Moving up from Assistant Manager to General Manager to Multi-Unit Leader for Sonic Drive-In, Alam took his passion to the next level in 2019 becoming a Franchisee for The Human Bean and Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill in 2021. Within these roles, Alam reorganized operations and staffing to improve efficiency and profitability; oversees activities directly related to products, services and profitability; manages staff and monitors sales, growth and budget in order to meet profit goals.
Talor Zamir always operated under the goal to be financially free so he can focus on his passion for philanthropic efforts in his 40’s and beyond. Immediately after receiving his B.A. in Finance and Logistics from Northeastern University in 2002, Zamir was offered a full-time position as a Trading Assistant with Merrill Lynch on their institutional trading floor. Since then, Zamir’s entrepreneurial career took flight, creating Vegas Home Savers LLC, Internet Entrepreneur Inc., Copper Compression LLC and currently Pure Life Solutions LLC – which is on track to make $3 million in sales for 2022, and Peak Performance Life LLC – which is on pace to make $14 million in sales for 2022.
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