JoAnn Prevetti, MBA
Special Assistant to the Dean
JoAnn Prevetti, the Special Assistant to the Dean at the UNLV School of Medicine, began her tenure in February 2017. She has been in higher education, starting in 2004, when she was the Executive Director of Chancellor Affairs under, then Chancellor, Jim Rogers.
Originally from New York, she started her career in the corporate offices of the Estee Lauder Companies working with international governments on product licensing. In 2000, she became Jim Rogers’ confidant and assisted in overseeing his philanthropic efforts, his business operations, and community outreach. Prior to joining UNLV, JoAnn was with the Griffin Company, a powerhouse Nevada law, and lobbying firm, representing a vast array of client needs. She is an impressive strategic planner who brings her expertise into every room she enters.
Prevetti has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies, a Master of Business Administration degree and is currently earning her Doctor of Business Administration degree at Grand Canyon University in Arizona.