Nevada Association of REALTORS Hires Former Judge Jim Van Winkle

NVAR has hired longtime local attorney and former Reno Municipal Court Judge Jim Van Winkle to help NVAR members throughout the state.

RENO – The Nevada Association of REALTORS (NVAR) has hired longtime local attorney and former Reno Municipal Court Judge Jim Van Winkle to help NVAR members throughout the state by staffing NVAR’s legal information line. NVAR CEO Teresa McKee said the association is honored to have Van Winkle working for NVAR on a part-time basis to help Nevada REALTORS who call the legal … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Enrique Jimenez Branch Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Enrique Jimenez branch manager of its Fallon branch, where he will oversee branch staff, client services and banking operations.

FALLON, Nev. – Nevada State Bank has named Enrique Jimenez branch manager of its Fallon branch, where he will oversee branch staff, client services and banking operations. Bilingual in Spanish and English, Jimenez joined Nevada State Bank as a professional banker in 2013. He was quickly promoted through several branch positions including new accounts banker and most recently … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Webinar “Retirement Planning for Business Owners”

Nevada State Bank presents a free webinar, “Retirement Planning for Business Owners,” on Thursday, Sept.10, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time.

LAS VEGAS – The word “retirement” can be daunting, and business owners face unique challenges, no matter their age or how successful they have been in their career. For a discussion on this topic, Nevada State Bank presents a free webinar, “Retirement Planning for Business Owners,” on Thursday, Sept.10, at 9 a.m. Pacific Time. To register, the public can visit … [Read more...]

Former Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury to Join Local Real Estate Gurus for Sept. 11 Panel Discussion Highlighting CALV Symposium

A lively panel discussion by local real estate gurus will highlight a commercial real estate symposium being presented Sept. 11 by the CALV.

LAS VEGAS – Former Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury will join a lively panel discussion by local real estate gurus highlighting a commercial real estate symposium being presented Sept. 11 by the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV). CALV is hosting its 10th annual Commercial Alliance Educational Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, at the Gold … [Read more...]

B&P Hires Art Director and Promotes Associate Creative Director

B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations hired Philipp Batallia as art director and promoted Shannon Sarver to the post of associate creative director.

LAS VEGAS - B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations has hired Philipp Batallia as an art director and promoted Shannon Sarver to the post of associate creative director. “We are thrilled to have Philipp join our team,” B&P President Chuck Johnston said. “As an art director with experience in digital design, he provides our already incredibly talented team even … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Andrew Chewning Retail Market Sales Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Andrew Chewning retail market sales manager.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Andrew Chewning retail market sales manager. Chewning will support the Southern Nevada region managers and branch teams in implementing processes and practices that enhance customer service and company growth. Chewning brings more than 12 years of banking experience to this position, and has served in various management roles for the … [Read more...]

Project 150 Appoints Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to Board of Directors

Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors.

LAS VEGAS – Project 150 has appointed Meli Pulido and Harper Ko to its board of directors. Pulido served as executive director of Project 150 for two years. Ko joined the Project 150 advisory board in early 2015, prior to her being appointed to the board of directors. As executive director of Project 150 from February 2013 to February 2015, Pulido was responsible for helping … [Read more...]

GLVAR Reports Local Home Sales, Prices Continue to Climb Steadily from Last Year

Local home sales and prices continued to increase in July compared to the same time last year, according to a report released Monday by the GLVAR.

LAS VEGAS – Local home sales and prices continued to increase in July compared to the same time last year, according to a report released Monday by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). GLVAR reported the median price of homes sold through its Multiple Listing Service during July was $218,000, up 9.0 percent from $200,000 one year ago. Meanwhile, the median … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Jennifer Turner Retail Business Banking Sales Manager

Nevada State Bank has named Jennifer Turner retail business banking sales manager.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Jennifer Turner retail business banking sales manager. Turner will oversee the Southern Nevada retail development officers and support the branch teams in implementing processes and practices that enhance customer service and company growth. Turner brings nearly 16 years of banking experience to this position, serving branches and the … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names John VanderPloeg Branch Manager

Nevada State Bank has named John VanderPloeg branch manager for its Tropicana & Nellis branch located at 4970 E. Tropicana Ave.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named John VanderPloeg branch manager for its Tropicana & Nellis branch located at 4970 E. Tropicana Ave. VanderPloeg will oversee the branch staff, client services and banking operations. VanderPloeg joined Nevada State Bank in 1990 and has held several management positions, bringing extensive knowledge in sales and service. He … [Read more...]

March of Dimes Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Nevada State Bank CEO

March of Dimes recently presented Dallas Haun, CEO of Nevada State Bank, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the organization.

LAS VEGAS – March of Dimes recently presented Dallas Haun, chairman and CEO of Nevada State Bank, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the organization dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, and reducing premature births and infant mortality. Phil Kalsman, state director of the Nevada Chapter of March of Dimes, … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Names Brenda Coleman branch manager

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has named Brenda Coleman branch manager for its Warm Springs branch located at 1501 W. Warm Springs Rd. in Henderson. Coleman will oversee the branch staff, client services and banking operations. Coleman joined Nevada State Bank in 2011 as a teller and was promoted to various positions including financial services supervisor and branch customer … [Read more...]

Las Vegas-Based Hospitality School Readies for Trade Show and Exhibition Boom

When the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority earlier this year made the historic $191 million purchase, TISOH kicked into high gear.

LAS VEGAS – When the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority earlier this year made the historic $191 million purchase of the Riviera hotel-casino to build the Las Vegas Global Business District, The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) kicked into high gear to help ensure a qualified workforce would be ready when the project is complete. The Las Vegas Global … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Provides Free Financial Education to Thousands Throughout Nevada

LAS VEGAS – As the state’s oldest and largest state-chartered bank, Nevada State Bank believes it has a responsibility to provide financial education to people throughout Nevada. Each year, Nevada State Bank employees volunteer to teach classes to school children and adults on topics ranging from budgeting and saving money to preventing identity theft and using credit … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Helps Award $300,000 Affordable Housing Grant

ELKO – Nevada State Bank presented a $300,000 Affordable Housing Program grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco to Community Development, Inc., for its 40-unit rental project, Winchester Court, under construction in Elko. Winchester Court will serve residents earning from 40 to 50 percent of area median income with a portion of units reserved for households … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Promotes Micah Phillips to Marketing Director

Nevada State Bank has promoted Micah Phillips to marketing director.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has promoted Micah Phillips to marketing director. Phillips will oversee all marketing communications such as advertising, merchandising, community relations and events, in addition to continuing to direct the bank’s product team. Nevada State Bank President and COO Terry Shirey said the promotion will create a strong functional alignment … [Read more...]

TISOH Helps Create First National Standard for Hotel Concierges

NEW ORLEANS ­– The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) with Les Clefs d’Or USA and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) announced the creation of the Certified Hotel Concierge (CHCSM) credential, which is the result of their joint efforts to establish a global professional standard for hotel concierges. The announcement came during Les Clefs … [Read more...]

CALV, Xceligent Report Documents Las Vegas Commercial Real Estate Comeback

CALV shows continued progress in all major sectors of the commercial real estate market in Southern Nevada vacancy rates all improving during the second quarter of 2015.

LAS VEGAS – A report released by Xceligent and the Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) shows continued progress in all major sectors of the commercial real estate market in Southern Nevada, with office, industrial and retail vacancy rates all improving during the second quarter of 2015. “This is another example of how our industry is turning the corner and coming back,” … [Read more...]

Find Out What’s Hot in Back-to-School Fashion as Downtown Summerlin Presents “Geek Chic”

July 25 Event to Include Fashion Shows, Entertainment, Giveaways and More LAS VEGAS – Enjoy a day of fun, fashion and back-to-school savings at “Geek Chic,” the first back-to-school event to be held by the The Howard Hughes Corporation at Downtown Summerlin, scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from noon to 7 p.m. Camouflage prints, grunge, flannel, biker inspired leather and … [Read more...]

PDQ and Vegas PBS Partner to Benefit Veterans and Services for the Deaf and Blind

PDQ is joining forces with Vegas PBS to help veterans and bolster services for the deaf and blind.

LAS VEGAS – PDQ, a rapidly growing restaurant brand known for its fresh, affordable chicken tenders, salads and sandwiches, is joining forces with Vegas PBS to help veterans and bolster services for the deaf and blind. With the coming of a second location – set to open on Sunday, July 12 at 3010 W. Sahara Ave. – PDQ is ramping up its annual fundraising initiatives to raise … [Read more...]