Achievement in Service
’91 BS Business Administration
Matt Engle is a licensed insurance professional who works for Cragin & Pike, one of Las Vegas’ oldest insurance firms. Engle has experience in commercial and personal lines and has also worked as an area business manager for AAA, where he was a three-time President’s Circle Award winner as a top three manager. He has also received the Las Vegas Business Press “Rising Star” award based on his career achievements, philanthropy, and community involvement.
Engle has been involved with UNLV for many years. An active board member with the UNLV Alumni Association for eight years, he was president from 2010 to 2012. In that role, Engle oversaw the implementation of a number of projects including development of the first-ever mobile app built exclusively for the association and the establishment of the Rebel Business Network. He worked to increase membership and participation as well as inclusion of college-based chapters. He has raised tens of thousands of dollars through personal donations, corporate sponsorships, and by chairing the association’s silent auction committee from 2008 to 2010. He also led the association’s participation in the 2010 Nevada legislative session and hosted a luncheon with legislators to promote higher education funding.
Engle currently serves as the chairman of the board for the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. He is an active board member with Downtown Las Vegas Alliance and a past graduate of Leadership Las Vegas through the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.