Board of Directors
Lynsey is a Financial Advisor and Managing Director with WestPac Wealth Partners based out of the Las Vegas office. Lynsey was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and graduated from Bishop Gorman High School. She pursued a basketball scholarship at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2006 and later finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Lynsey started her professional career in the accounting and financial services field. She joined WestPac in 2016 where the unique planning philosophies, cliend focused culture, and innovative vision made it a natural fit.
In addition to her career, Lynsey is a sports enthusiast. You can often find her on the golf course, coaching youth basketball, or kickboxing. Giving back to the Las Vegas community is also a significant part of Lynsey’s life. In addition to her volunteer work with Positively Kids, she also volunteers for the Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Southern Nevada and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
A native of Michigan, Keith Hughes became a Deputy Sheriff after graduating high school. A short three and a half years later, Keith left law enforcement to serve in the United States Marine Corps as an air traffic controller. During tours in Tennessee, North Carolina, California, Japan, and Australia, Keith distinguished himself in many leadership roles at all levels of airport operation, management, and international relations. During his service in Japan and Australia, Keith was instrumental in developing international agreements to govern joint US-Japan and US-Australia air traffic control policies. Keith received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for sustained superior performance. He attained the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and after receiving an honorable discharge, worked in the commercial aviation field for several years.
Feeling the need to again serve others, Keith changed careers to enter graduate school and study psychology. He provided in-home psychosocial rehabilitation and parent training to troubled youth and their families with Boys Town and later oversaw two dozen group homes in southern Nevada serving nearly 70 intellectually disabled adults.
Keith was hired by newly-elected U. S. Congressman Joe Heck, D.O. (R-NV) in 2010 as a caseworker to assist constituents with Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other issues. He has since held the positions of Senior Caseworker and Outreach and Field Manager before being promoted to District Director in January 2013. He joined the team at Opportunity Village in June 2017.
Keith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from National University.
Children are the passion for Cynthia. She is currently a school counselor at Molasky Junion High School where she facilitates individual and group counseling workshops and assists students with their career planning.
Cynthia was a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) member who represented foster children in court. She served as a board member at CASA, and was a founding board member for the Children’s Advocacy Alliance where she helped raise funds to build the Children’s Advocacy Center for sexually abused children located on the campus of Child Haven. She is also active with Manuel J. Cortez Elementary School by providing backpacks for students, Walmart gift cards for the neediest students, and funding through the Nevada Education Foundation in the name of Manuel J. Cortez for students who attended Cortez Elementary School.
Cynthia received her bachelor of science in political science and a minor in criminal Justice from the University Nevada Reno and her Master’s in Education from the University of Phoenix.
Zach was not only born and raised in Las Vegas, but he has the privilege of calling himself a 4th generation local and has seen this spectacular city go through major developments, including the construction of many of the popular casinos, the growth of the roadways, freeways and other infrastructure. After attending Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA where he majored in Political Science, Zach returned home to Las Vegas with a desire to help advance the city he loves. He began pursuing a career in real estate at Coldwell Banker Premier Realty. Since joining Coldwell Banker in 2011, Zach has received recognition as one of the National Association of Relator’s 30 Under 30 Agents, one of Coldwell Banker International’s Top 30 Under 30 agents, and the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) 40 Under 40. In addition, Zach is an active member of GLVAR’s leadership team and a USAA and Navy Federal preferred realtor.
In his spare time, Zach enjoys spending time with his family, hiking with his two dogs and volunteering by coaching youth basketball.