Bryan Kroten, a graduate of Western Illinois University, currently serves as Vice President of Marketing for Maverick Aviation Group. He oversees marketing and branding strategies for Maverick Helicopters, Maverick Airlines and Mustang Helicopters in Nevada and Arizona.
Throughout his career, Kroten has been an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE). He also served for eight years on the board of Speedway Children’s Charities.
In 2012, Kroten served as president of the Las Vegas Hospitality Association (LVHA), a Las Vegas tourism industry organization with 400-plus members, where he helped raise $100,000 towards educational scholarships. He now serves as the organization’s 2013 Chairman of the Board.
In 2013, Kroten received one of the biggest honors of his career when he was named on Vegas Inc’s 40 Under 40 list as one of the top professionals in Las Vegas. Kroten began his hospitality career as a meeting planner at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago before relocating to Las Vegas in 1997.