Women Inspiring Nevada: Fuilala Riley, President & CEO, HELP of Southern Nevada
Riley began her career with HELP of Southern Nevada as the events and development manager. Over the years, she evolved in her role and was eventually appointed to president and CEO in 2016. Riley now oversees 10 departments, a team of over 150 employees and serves tens of thousands of clients each year.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Riley stepped up in a major way. Under her direction, HELP brought on an additional 400 beds for homeless individuals and families; paid for 3,400 months of rental and utility assistance for those affected; and created an additional 30 jobs within the nonprofit.