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Arte Nathan

Arte Nathan

Las Vegas, famous for its ever-changing skyline and ever-rising expectations, is not known for understatement on either score. And so, as adept as it may be to wow the tourists and conventioneers, it has a more difficult time turning the heads of Las Vegas insiders. Glitz, shimmering glitter, shimmying body parts and specially stamped tokens that tumble into metal slot machine bowls designed to deliver a loud clatter fail to impress the denizens of Las Vegas. Not only have they seen “the man behind the curtain,” they are the man behind the curtain.

For a town that traffics in enticement and illusion, the only thing that can really impress is authentic excellence. This elusive quality of flawless flawlessness was ultimately manifested with the opening of the Bellagio, with its fountains, its pools, its marble-clad bathrooms with soaking tubs, its … Continue Reading

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Eva Sage-Gavin

Eva Sage-Gavin

As Executive Vice President of Gap, Inc., Eva Sage-Gavin runs the people function of a company with 134,000 employees and one of the most recognizable American brands worldwide.  Eva knew from the time she was 15 that corporate human resource management held the most promise to her for a fulfilling life’s work. And then she set about mapping her career step by step, choice by choice, beginning with a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.

Each item on her resume reflects a careful decision geared to helping her achieve the topmost HR seat inside a major corporation by the time she was in her 40’s.  And so her career has taken her to such varied companies as PepsiCo, Xerox, Disney Consumer Products, and Sun Microsystems.

One important lesson she came … Continue Reading

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