C-SUITE: John Burnett, vice president and CFO, The Smith Center

Updated August 18, 2017 - 9:44 am

Q: What are you reading?

A: “Norse Mythology” by Neil Gaiman, and trying to finish “Infinite Jest” by David Foster Wallace.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant?

A: My favorite restaurants are Vintner Grill and Andiron Steak & Sea.

Q: Where do you take clients to dinner?

A: For business lunches, I like to go to Triple George Grill. For dinners, I like Oscar’s Steakhouse.

Q: Where do you work out or play your favorite sport?

A: I enjoy hiking around the Red Rock Canyon area. I love all sports, including soccer, football, baseball, hockey, basketball and golf.

Q: How do you decompress after a hard week?

A: Hiking. It helps me clear my head.

Q: What is the biggest challenge facing Las Vegas in the next five years?

A: Living up to its potential. With major new institutions like the Vegas Golden Knights, the Raiders and The Smith Center being supported by visitors, and more importantly by locals, I believe Las Vegas is poised for another major rejuvenation. As a nonprofit, The Smith Center especially looks forward to working with community members to further develop the performing arts in Southern Nevada.

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