Name: Rick Van Diepen
Title: Principal & Founder
Company: GRN Vision Sustainability Consultants
# years in the industry: 10
Where are you originally from and how long have you lived in Las Vegas: I’m from Modesto, California in the central San Joaquin Valley (home of Gallo Winery and George Lucas).

What has NAIOP provided you that has helped you grow professionally or personally? NAIOP has given me access to prominent business leaders who have been willing and eager to help young businesses like ours succeed by making warm introductions for us to their colleagues and clients.

What has been your favorite experience or story that happened at NAIOP event? NAIOP has given me access to prominent business leaders who have been willing and eager to help young businesses like ours succeed by making warm introductions for us to their colleagues and clients.

Who have you met at a NAIOP event that has influenced you or that you have become close friends with? Jim Slack with Waymaker Consulting is more than just an amazing business development talent; he is also an incredibly good-hearted and generous human being which is the main reason why we have become good friends which first started through our involvement in the Education committee.

What do you want your legacy to be in the Southern Nevada community? More than anything I want to be remembered as a Giver who was dedicated to improving the community and the environment in our Southern Nevada home.

 

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