Breakthrough T1D Board of Directors


On Tuesday, August 14 the Nevada Chapter hosted its first Board meeting for FY13.  Ken Henderson, Board President, was pleased to introduce two new Board Members, Phil Patent and John Guedry.

Phil is the President and COO of Las Vegas Coffee Investors, LLC, is the Franchise Operator for “The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf” and Jamba Juice retail stores located in Las Vegas, NV overseeing 24 collective retail operations and managing its continued expansion in partnership with the LEV Restaurant Group along with the I love Burgers, Lobster ME, and Daily Kitchen and Wellness Bar brands.  Phil was the 2011 Chairman for the Walk to Cure Diabetes and serving as the Co-Chair of this year’s event along with fellow Board Member, Anthony Twist.

John Guedry is the President of Bank of Nevada.  Prior to joining Bank of Nevada, he was CEO and President of Business Bank of Nevada until it was purchased by City National Bank in 2007, where he remained as Executive Vice President before joining CB Richard Ellis as a Managing Partner. John is active in a number of civic and community endeavors including the Nevada Bankers Association and the Leadership Las Vegas Council for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

Please join us in welcoming Phil and John to the Breakthrough T1D family!