The Shade Tree leadership
Linda Perez is the CEO of The Shade Tree, the only 24-hour facility of its kind in Nevada that exists to serve women, children and pets in crisis from homelessness and domestic abuse and violence.
In her role at The Shade Tree, Perez is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the 38,000 square foot shelter and organization, including development and fundraising, finances, programming, marketing, public relations and community relations, and management of facility operations.
The Shade Tree Officers
Chair, Penn National Gaming
A Las Vegas resident for nearly 20 years, Hilary earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2005 and began her legal career as outside counsel at various Nevada firms, practicing in the areas of commercial and employment litigation.
1st Vice Chair, Caesars Entertainment
2nd Vice Chair,
Christine is the President of Fiore Industries, a national aerospace company. Prior to joining Fiore in 2020, she served on the executive management team for four national companies and a tech startup company.
Secretary, Acquire Interactive and Luxe702
Travis is Chief of Staff at Acquire Interactive, a pioneering lead generation firm in the tech space. He also founded Luxe702.
Treasurer, Layton Layton & Tobler LLP
Francine graduated Cum Laude from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. After satisfying all requirements she received her CPA certification in December 2000.
The Shade Tree Trustees
Partner, Community Impact Group
Department of Energy
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
Seminole Hard Rock Support Services