John O'Reilly is an entrepreneur who has been active in the business community and who has provided substantial volunteer community leadership. He has been involved in numerous community-wide issues and initiatives relating to growth, infrastructure, transportation, communication, education, health care, child development, family resources and various other issues which have an impact on the quality of life in Southern Nevada.
An avid sports fan, Mr. O'Reilly was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Community College of Southern Nevada Intercollegiate Athletics Study Committee, a committee that was successful in obtaining an intercollegiate athletics program at CCSN. As a result of that accomplishment, Mr. O'Reilly was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Community College of Southern Nevada Intercollegiate Athletics Advisory Committee, and was awarded a 1999 Honorary Associates Degree from Community College of Southern Nevada as well as a Senatorial Recognition of the same from United States Senator Richard H. Bryan.
Mr. O’Reilly has served as a member and/or in a leadership capacity of numerous organizations and associations, for-profit and non-profit businesses, and governmental entities, all of which are referenced on his profile page at www.oreillylawgroup.com, including, but not limited to:
President, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Las Vegas; Chairman/Founder, Vision 2020 . . . TODAY, Inc. (formed to initiate and participate in the planning process involved in establishing the Southern Nevada Region as the “Global Community of the 21st Century”); Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, O’Reilly Gaming Group; Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Business Resource Group; Chairman, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Governing Board; Chairman, Nevada Medical Center, Inc.; Member, UCLA Health System Board; Member, Community Board of Directors, Wells Fargo Bank Nevada, N.A.; Member, Executive Committee, UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees; Member, MGM Macau Compliance Committee; Member, Ainsworth Game Technology Compliance Committee (AGT/Australia);
Owner, Renco, Inc. (licensed as Renco Construction since October 1980 and as Renco Realty since April 1985). Phi Delta Phi. Alternate Municipal Judge, City of Las Vegas, 1975-1987. Chairman, Nevada Gaming Commission, 1987-1991. Mediator, ADR Services, Inc., 2007-present.
John O’Reilly is also an author and recognized public speaker who has received numerous honors and awards, and is a member of the International Platform Association, an organization founded in 1831 by Daniel Webster & Josiah Holbrook for public speakers and entertainers. Over the past several decades, Mr. O'Reilly has participated as a speaker, moderator, instructor and/or panel member at various gaming, real estate and forecasting conferences in Las Vegas, throughout the United States and around the globe. In addition, he has served as the keynote speaker at various conferences and luncheons for such numerous professional organizations.
Honors and recognitions include LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Twenty-Five Years +; The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; VegasInc Top Lawyers (The Best of the Best in Southern Nevada); Who’s Who in American Law: Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in the West; Who's Who in Government; Distinguished Men in Southern Nevada; and the 2007 Irish America Magazine’s The Business 100: A Salute to The Irish in Corporate America.
In addition, Mr. O’Reilly was honored as an “Ambassador of Courtesy” by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, was selected to represent the community as a Torchbearer for the 1996 Olympic Torch Relay, and is a supporter of the United States Olympic Committee’s Team USA’s Journey on the Road to Sochi. Further, in July 2015, Mr. O’Reilly was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, for successfully completing the FBI Community Relations Executive Seminar Training, demonstrating a commitment to the FBI mission. Other honors and awards include American Heart Association’s “Honoree of the Year” (2014); Clark County Pro Bono Project George & Doree Dickerson Humanitarian Award (1999); We Can Public Awareness Award (1996); American Diabetes Association Rising Star Award (1996); Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Circle of Excellence Award (1995); Boys & Girls Clubs Outstanding Alumnus Award (1995); and American Lung Association Honor Award (1993).