Sonny Vinuya began his tenure as President and CEO of the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce in January 1, 2016. As President of ACC, Sonny has continued to execute the chambers mission of representing their members and community partners interests in Government affairs, Community affairs and Economic Development.
Currently Sonny is a Vice President/Client Relations Officer at Bank of George where he helps with his clients banking and financing needs. He is also serving as a Commissioner for Clark County Asian American Community whose mission is to ensure that all of the diverse AAPI population are represented and are receiving the services that they need. He is also part of the Council of Chambers where he collaborates with other Chambers, LVGEA and GOED to promote Nevada’s Economic Development.
Vinuya participates in several board and community engagements, including the Attorney Generals Tech crime board where he has served for the last two years. He is a board member for the Collaboration Foundation, a center that he genuinely believes is needed for children in the spectrum. He is also part of the NAFFAA (National Federation of Filipino Americans Assoc.) where they promote the welfare of Filipino Americans and is currently going through the FBI Citizens Academy.
Sonny has a degree in Business Management and previously worked for the pharmaceutical industry before moving into banking in 2004. He was born in Quezon City, Philippines and migrated to the United States in 1986. He moved to Las Vegas Nevada in 2004. He is married to Jennifer Vinuya who is a director of nurses and has two sons, Ryan and Raymond both graduated from UNLV.
Sonny has been part of the Asian Chamber of Commerce since 2011, volunteering and chairing different events and coordinating luncheon speakers and mixers. Was asked to join the board in 2014 and was voted in as President in 2016. He graduated from Metro advanced leadership program in 2012 and chaired the program the next 2 years. Sonny enjoys reading self-help books and his favorite activities are hiking and cycling.